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  • After leading Cochrane France for nine years, Professor Philippe Ravaud is stepping down as Director.   Philippe has led Cochrane France since 2010. His team and Epidemiology unit, based at Paris Descartes University, is an extremely productive and innovative group that has been at the forefront in developing innovative approaches for...
    18 March 2019
  • Cochrane's 30 under 30: Theresa Schmalfuß
    Cochrane is made up of 13,000 members and over 50,000 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...
    18 March 2019
  • Routine scale and polish for periodontal health in adults
    Many adults in high-income countries will have had a ‘scale and polish’ when they go to the dentist, and some will be offered this routinely. But, is it worthwhile? The latest evidence is in the third update of the Cochrane Review, published in December 2018 and lead author, Thomas Lamont from the University of Dundee in Scotland tells us more."A...
    18 March 2019
  • Cochrane-REWARD prize
    When it received the joint second Cochrane-REWARD prize in 2017, SYRCLE (the SYstematic Review Center for Laboratory animal Experimentation) was focused on encouraging the use of systematic reviews of animal studies to reduce waste and improve quality. Since then, SYRCLE has evolved, and here Merel Ritskes-Hoitinga gives an overview of how things...
    14 March 2019
  • The Thomas C Chalmers 2018 Award Winner
    The Thomas C Chalmers Award is awarded to the principal author of the best oral and the best poster presentation addressing methodological issues related to systematic reviews.Tom Chalmers (1917-1995) was an outspoken advocate of randomised trials, whether at the bedside, at professional meetings, in class or in situations pertaining to his own...
    14 March 2019
  • The Cochrane Library
    The Cochrane Library App presents the latest up-to-date evidence from the Cochrane Library in a convenient, easy to navigate format which provides you with relevant, accessible research, when you need it, from the world’s leading experts in evidence-informed health care.All content in the app is free and new issues will download regularly.Download...
    14 March 2019
  • Cochrane Evidence Spotlight
     World Kidney Day, held on March 14, is a global campaign aimed at raising awareness of the importance of our kidneys. Cochrane Kidney and Transplant  is concerned with the evaluation of care relevant to patients with kidney disease and the means of managing problems associated with interventions (chronic care, prevention, treatment,...
    14 March 2019
  • Interview with the author: Saverio Stranges
    In this Q&A we asked the lead author Professor Saverio Stranges from Western University Canada to explain more about the mediterranean diet and its role in preventing cardiovascular disease following the publication of a Cochrane Review on this topic. What makes a diet ‘Mediterranean’?Scientific interest in the traditional Mediterranean...
    13 March 2019
  • Cochrane is made up of 13,000 members and over 50,000 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...
    12 March 2019
  • Symposium on using qualitative evidence to inform decisions in the SDG era – 9-11 October 2019, Brasilia, Brazil
    Are you interested in qualitative research and the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)? Are you working within health, education, social welfare, crime and justice, the environment, agriculture or other related sectors?Researchers, policy makers, research commissioners and other stakeholders from across the world are invited to attend the...
    8 March 2019

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