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  • Would you like to host a future Governance Meeting?
    Governance Meetings are Cochrane’s annual business meetings. We are looking for a Cochrane Groups to host the 2020 and 2021 events.Cochrane Governance Meetings are an opportunity for the Cochrane’s Governing Board, Councils, and Executives to meet and discuss the organization’s Strategy to 2020 and related targets, and how these are being...
    9 July 2018
  • Featured Review: Reminiscence Therapy for Dementia
    Looking at the discussion of memories and past experiences using tangible prompts such as photographs or music to evoke memories and stimulate conversation.Listen to the podcast from the lead authorRead the blog post 'Do memories matter? Is reminiscence over-rated as a therapy for people with dementia?' on Evidently CochraneReminiscence Therapy (...
    9 July 2018
  • Cochrane is seeking eight NIHR Network Support Fellows
    Specifications:  Two years fixed-term contract
    Salary: Competitive 
    Location: FlexibleWe are looking for eight Network Support Fellows to work with Cochrane’s global Networks.  The key role of the Network Support Fellow is to support the Networks in prioritization, gap analysis, quality and editorial processes, with a particular focus on...
    4 July 2018
  • Featured Review: Saline irrigation for allergic rhinitis
    A team of review authors from the UK and Thailand worked with the Cochrane ENT Group to evaluate the benefits of nasal saline irrigation in people with allergic rhinitis.Allergic rhinitis is inflammation (swelling and/or irritation) of the inside of the nose caused by allergies and is common in both children and adults. Common causes include grass...
    4 July 2018
  • Snow
    We are delighted to announce the winners of the Rosamund Snow Prize. This prize will enable two people aged under 30 with experience as health service users to join other healthcare consumers*, researchers and health professionals at Cochrane’s global conference (the Cochrane Colloquium), which takes place on 16th - 18th September 2018 in...
    3 July 2018
  • My OCD story: evidence-based medicine to the rescue!
    Karen Morley blogs about her experience of seeking help for her Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and how finding and using Cochrane evidence was a turning point. This blog post was originally published on Evidently Cochrane.Without knowing what it was, I had experienced episodes of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) since I was an adolescent,...
    3 July 2018
  • The Recommended Dose with Ray Moynihan – series 2 podcast kicks off this week with one of the most influential scientists on the planet
    Series two of The Recommended Dose kicks off this week with polymath and poet, Dr John Ioannidis. Recognised by The Atlantic as one the most influential scientists alive today, he’s a global authority on genetics, medical research and the nature of scientific inquiry itself – among many other things.A professor at Stanford University, John has...
    28 June 2018
  • 2017 Journal Impact Factor for Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews rises to 6.754
    The 2017 Journal Citation Report (JCR) has been released by Clarivate Analytics, and we are delighted to announce that Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR) Journal Impact Factor is now 6.754.This is a significant increase on the 2016 Journal Impact Factor, which was 6.264.The CDSR Journal Impact Factor is calculated by taking the total...
    27 June 2018
  • This week Cochrane was given the opportunity to speak as part of the UK’s first ever Evidence Week at the Houses of Parliament in London, UK
    This week Cochrane was given the opportunity to speak as part of the UK’s first ever Evidence Week at the Houses of Parliament in London, UK.The initiative, led by Sense About Science, brought together MPs, peers, parliamentarians and others interested in science and health to talk about why health evidence is important and matters to global...
    27 June 2018
  • Health effects of sit-stand desks and interventions aimed to reduce sitting at work are still unproven
    Health effects of sit-stand desks and interventions aimed to reduce sitting at work are still unproven.Millions of people worldwide sit at a desk all day, and over recent years this has led to increased levels of physical inactivity in the work place. Health experts have warned that long periods of sitting can increase the risk of heart disease...
    21 June 2018

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