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  • New on the Cochrane Library: Best of 2019 Special Collection
    The annual 'Best of the Cochrane Library' Special Collection showcases Cochrane content published in various formats. What were the most accessed Cochrane Reviews of 2019? The most accessed Cochrane posts?  Find out in a Special Collection, now available on the Cochrane Library website.
    27 February 2020
  • We are now accepting applications for Cochrane stipends
    A number of stipends and bursaries are available to help consumers and other attendees based in developing countries to attend Cochrane Colloquium Toronto 2020. This is our 27th annual flagship event and this year it will take place at The Westin Harbour Castle in Toronto, Canada, 4-7 October 2020.Stipends and bursaries represent funding you can...
    26 February 2020
  • Cochrane International Mobility - Astrid Modiano Hedenmalm
    Cochrane is made up of 11,000 members and over 67,000 supporters come from more than 130 countries, worldwide. Our volunteers and contributors are researchers, health professionals, patients, carers, people passionate about improving health outcomes for everyone, everywhere.Getting involved in Cochrane’s work means becoming part of a global...
    25 February 2020
  • Getting involved in Cochrane’s work means becoming part of a global community. Connect with Cochrane Groups across the world through the Cochrane International Mobility programme!The Cochrane International Mobility programme builds on previous successful student exchanges involving Cochrane Centres around the world. A broader initiative involving...
    25 February 2020
  • Podcast: Regular treatment with formoterol and inhaled steroids for chronic asthma: serious adverse events
    Most Cochrane Reviews seek to cover both the benefits and harms of interventions, but the complexity of the research on the adverse effects of some treatments means that a few reviews are dedicated to just the potential harms. One of these, on one of the drugs used for treating asthma was updated in September 2019, and lead author, Sadia Janjua...
    24 February 2020
  • Cochrane Bosnia and Herzegovina second scientific symposium took place on Friday January 17th in front of the full auditorium of the University of Mostar School of Medicine.The theme of the  symposium was 'Cochrane for everyone' and it attracted huge interest from the media, medical students, and clinicians. Below is just a sample of some of the...
    19 February 2020
  • Podcast: Flexibility exercise training for adults with fibromyalgia
    People with fibromyalgia have persistent, widespread body pain and there are more than 30 Cochrane Reviews of interventions that might help them. In September 2019, a new review was added to the Cochrane Library, studying the effects of flexibility exercise training. We asked its lead author, Soo Kim from the University of Saskatchewan in Canada,...
    14 February 2020
  • In October 2019, Cochrane announced its commitment to a full update the Cochrane Review Exercise therapy for chronic fatigue syndrome. The statement noted plans for: “a comprehensive review of the protocol, which will be developed in consultation with an independent advisory group that we intend to convene. This group will involve partners from...
    13 February 2020
  • Elderly person with hands held by health professional
    Cochrane is pleased to announce the release of a new, eleventh module of the Cochrane Interactive Learning course on Health equity in systematic reviews. In it, users will learn about health equity, which is the absence of avoidable and unfair differences in health outcomes among groups, and how and when health equity can be incorporated in all...
    12 February 2020
  • Coronavirus critical care cute respiratory infections
    The 2019 Coronavirus outbreak was declared a global Public Health Emergency by the World Health Organization (WHO) on 30th January 2020.
     
    The WHO is now working closely with global experts, governments and partners to rapidly expand scientific knowledge on this new virus, to track the spread and virulence of the virus, and to provide...
    11 February 2020
  • Interventions for increasing fruit and vegetable consumption in children aged five years and under
    In this interview we ask Rebecca Hodder from the National Health and Medical Research Centre Early Career Research Fellow, the University of Newcastle, Australia and Nicole Martin, Managing Editor, Cochrane Heart, University College London, London, UK to tell us more about this Living Systematic Review, which looks at increasing fruit and...
    11 February 2020
  • Rui Wang
    The Thomas C Chalmers MD Award Committee 2019 wishes to extend its congratulations to this year’s winner for best Poster presentation, Rui Wang.2019 Poster presentation winner - Rui Wang Froeks Kamminga, Methods Liaison Officer in the Editorial and Methods Department, caught up with best Poster presentation winner Rui Wang to find out a little...
    4 February 2020
  • Register before the 2 July 2020 to receive the reduced early bird rateThe 2020 Cochrane Colloquium will be held at The Westin Harbour Castle in Toronto, Canada on the October 4-7, 2020. This year’s theme is ‘Rapid-learning Health Systems’, exploring approaches to improving people’s experiences and health outcomes while keeping costs manageable and...
    3 February 2020
  • World Cancer Day
    World Cancer Day is an international day marked on February 4 to raise awareness of cancer and to encourage its prevention, detection, and treatment.Cochrane Cancer supports and coordinates the work across multiple Cochrane Review Groups dealing with the topic of Cancer. The Network is made up of six Cochrane Review Groups conducting research in...
    3 February 2020
  • Cochrane exists so healthcare decisions get better.

    Cochrane evidence provides a powerful tool to enhance your healthcare knowledge and decision making; regardless as to whether you are a doctor or nurse, patient or carer, researcher or funder. ...
    31 January 2020
  • Dena Zeraatkar
    The Thomas C Chalmers MD Award Committee 2019 wishes to extend its congratulations to this year’s winner for best Oral presentation, Dena Zeraatkar.2019 Oral presentation winner - Dena ZeraatkarFroeks Kamminga, Methods Liaison Officer in the Editorial and Methods Department, caught up with best Oral presentation winner Dena Zeraatkar to find out a...
    30 January 2020
  • Wikipedia Consultant for Cochrane
    Cochrane has a commitment to producing and sharing high quality health evidence to as broad an audience as possible. Cochrane partnered in 2014 with Wikipedia, with the joint goal of improving the quality and reliability of human health-related articles that people are accessing online.Jennifer Dawson, PhD, is a Wikipedia Consultant for Cochrane...
    29 January 2020
  • Treating depression important after stroke, but caution may be needed
    Depression is common after stroke yet often is not detected or inadequately treated.Review authors from Australia, Canada, Taiwan and the UK asked, "Do pharmacological treatments, non‐invasive brain stimulation, psychological treatments, or combination treatments reduce the proportion of people with depression or the extent of depressive symptoms...
    28 January 2020
  •  Cochrane is delighted to announce the official launch of Cochrane Portugal, a new Cochrane centre with a vision to increase the use of best evidence to inform healthcare decision making throughout Portugal.On January 16th, 2020, Cochrane Portugal was launched in Lisbon, at the Institute for Evidence Based Health of the Faculties of Medicine and...
    27 January 2020
  • 2020 New Year Message from Cochrane's Chief Executive Officer and Editor in Chief
    Mark Wilson, CEO and Karla Soares Weiser, Editor in Chief extend their warmest wishes to the Cochrane community at the beginning of this new year.Here, they reflect on the achievement from the last 12 months, including their personal highlights and summarize what lies ahead for Cochrane over the next year.Read the Strategy to 2020Read more about...
    20 January 2020

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