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  • Featured Review: Electric fans during heatwaves
    The Cochrane Review 'Electric fans for reducing adverse health impacts in heatwaves' is being turned to for advice on dealing with recent heatwaves. We talked to lead author, Mike Clarke, to learn if the evidence says that the use of electric fans contribute to or impede heat loss during a heatwave.Why is this Cochrane Review so important? Isn’t...
    18 July 2019
  • Featured Review
    Evidence published in the Cochrane Library provides strong evidence that financial incentives helped people to stop smoking and stay stopped long term.The team investigated whether rewards such as cash payments, vouchers, or the return of money deposited by those taking part, worked. The review summarizes the results from 33 randomised controlled...
    17 July 2019
  • Cochrane Musculoskeletal, Oral, Skin and Sensory Network
    Cochrane has created eight new Networks of Cochrane Review Groups responsible for the efficient and timely production of high-quality systematic reviews that address the research questions that are most important to decision makers.In this short film we focus on the Cochrane Musculoskeletal, Oral, Skin and Sensory Network. This film introduces the...
    15 July 2019
  • Meet Jenna - PhD Student
    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.Cochrane is an incredible community of people who all play their part in...
    15 July 2019
  • Podcast: Constraint-induced movement therapy in the treatment of the upper limb in children with unilateral cerebral palsy
    Cerebral palsy is the most common form of childhood disability, and there are several Cochrane Reviews of therapies that might help the children and their families. These include a review on constraint-induced movement therapy, which was updated in April 2019. We asked lead author Brian Hoare from Monash Children’s Hospital in Australia to tell us...
    15 July 2019
  • Bringing you Cochrane health evidence in 15 different languages
     Bringing you Cochrane evidence in 15 different languages
     
    Many people do not have access to high quality health information, because it is not or scarcely available in a language that they understand. We are translating Cochrane evidence to make it accessible to non-English speakers, and to reduce the linguistic barrier to global...
    15 July 2019
  • Cochrane 2018 Annual Review now available
    Find out more about Cochrane’s key achievements during 2018 and the strides being made on our major Strategy to 2020 initiatives."We’re a knowledge organization built on the capabilities and passion of our collaborators; and the good news is that people from around the world are flocking to contribute and support our work."
    Mark Wilson
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    10 July 2019
  • Cochrane’s Editor in Chief supports an open letter recently co-authored by the European Commission (EC), the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the Heads of Medicines Agencies (HMA), reminding clinical trial sponsors of their obligation to make their results public.Cochrane has long recognised that clinical trials are key to improvements in...
    10 July 2019
  • Meet Jess - Nursing Student
    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.Cochrane is an incredible community of people who all play their part in...
    9 July 2019
  • Cochrane April - June 2019: Highlights from Q2
    Cochrane is for anyone interested in using high-quality information to make health decisions. Whether you are a doctor or nurse, patient or carer, researcher or funder, Cochrane evidence provides a powerful tool to enhance your healthcare knowledge and decision making. Our mission is to promote evidence-informed health decision-making by producing...
    9 July 2019

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