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  • After leading Cochrane Germany for over 20 years, Professor Gerd Antes has stepped down as Director.
    After leading Cochrane Germany for over 20 years, Professor Gerd Antes has stepped down as Director.Gerd has focused his career on contributing to evidence-based medicine in Germany. While working on developing Cochrane Germany, he was also one of the founders of the German Network for Evidence Based Medicine. A recurrent theme during all these...
    30 January 2019
  • To assess the effects of electromechanical and robot-assisted arm training for improving arm function in people who have had a stroke.
    A common consequence for people who have a stroke is a reduction in their arm function. Various approaches are available to try to help and, in September 2018, the Cochrane Review for one of these, electromechanical and robot‐assisted arm training, was updated by a team of researchers from Germany. We asked lead author, Jan Mehrholz from Dresden...
    30 January 2019
  • Cochrane's 30 Under 30
    Cochrane is an incredible community of people who all play their part in improving health and healthcare globally. We believe that by putting trusted evidence at the heart of health decisions we can achieve a world of improved health for all.

    Cochrane is made up of 13,000 members and over 50,000 supporters who come from more than 130...
    30 January 2019
  • Cochrane's 30 under 30:  Petter Brattström
    Cochrane is made up of 13,000 members and over 50,000 supporters who 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...
    29 January 2019
  • Joint Cochrane Oral Health Co-ordinating Editor, Helen Worthington, awarded BDA's 2019 John Tomes Medal
    Cochrane Oral Heath's Joint Co-ordinating Editor, Professor Helen Worthington, has been awarded a John Tomes Medal by the British Dental Association's 2019 Honours and Awards round, for her extensive contributions and influence in promoting evidence-based oral healthcare.In her role as Director of Evidence for Practice at The University of...
    28 January 2019
  • Cochrane's 30 under 30:  Andrea Cervera Alepuz
    Cochrane is made up of 13,000 members and over 50,000 supporters who 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...
    28 January 2019
  • Adrenaline and vasopressin for cardiac arrest
    Authors of this new Cochrane review addressed the question, “Do the drugs adrenaline or vasopressin improve survival in cardiac arrest?”Cardiac arrest occurs when someone's heart unexpectedly stops beating. Without any treatment, death occurs within minutes. Treatments that are proven to work in cardiac arrest include cardiopulmonary resuscitation...
    28 January 2019
  • Bringing you Cochrane health evidence in 15 different languages
     Bringing you Cochrane evidence in 15 different languages
     
    Making Cochrane evidence accessible to non-English speakers is a priority for us. More than 4,000 translations of Cochrane Review plain language summaries/abstracts were published in 2018. Translation activities are led by local Cochrane groups and their translator communities...
    24 January 2019
  • Cochrane is proud to be on the leading front of contributing to the reliability, completeness, and accuracy of Wikipedia medical information.
    Wikipedia, the multilingual encyclopedia, is the world’s largest and most visited online general reference website. It is also one of the most read sources of online medical information by the general public, and it is used by medical students, doctors, and policymakers. Wikipedia has, for years, been virtually in the top five most accessed...
    23 January 2019
  • “Will people taking a macrolide antibiotic experience more adverse events than those treated with placebo?”
    The review 'Adverse events in people taking macrolide antibiotics'  asked, “Will people taking a macrolide antibiotic experience more adverse events than those treated with placebo?”Macrolide antibiotics are one of many types of antibiotic. They are commonly used to treat both acute and chronic infections. The four most commonly used macrolides...
    21 January 2019

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