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  • Cochrane Musculoskeletal establishes a Satellite Group in Denmark
    The University of Southern Denmark, working in close collaboration with the Musculoskeletal Statistics Unit, The Parker Institute, Bispebjerg and Frederiksberg Hospital, has established a new Cochrane Musculoskeletal satellite which will gather, evaluate, and distribute reviews on the effects of intervention and preventions strategies for people...
    15 Março 2016
  • Cochrane and the GRADE Working Group sign a Memorandum of Understanding
    Cochrane and the GRADE Working Group (GRADE) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen their existing partnership.This MoU helps both Cochrane and GRADE to meet their strategic plans and work towards the production of high-quality evidence and its use in policy and practice.A number of joint activities have already been...
    12 Março 2016
  • Topical treatments for psoriasis of the scalp
     Topical treatments for psoriasis of the scalpWhat are the most effective and safest treatments?                                                                                                           People with chronic plaque psoriasis often have itching with reddish, scaly lesions that are visible and are often embarrassing. Creams, gels, and...
    4 Março 2016
  • Thomson Reuters cites multiple Cochrane contributors among the 'best and brightest scientific minds' of 2015.
    A number of Cochrane contributors have been named to Thomson Reuters' recently published "World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds 2015" list. The list comprises 3,000 highly cited researchers, considered to be among the 'most influential scientific minds of our time'. Most of the listed Cochrane contributors appear in the section entitled '...
    2 Março 2016
  • For more than 20 years, Cochrane has produced systematic reviews of primary research in human health care and health policy. We are internationally recognized as the highest standard in evidence-based healthcare resources.

    This video is the story of how a team of Cochrane researchers in Canada are helping to change practice in the...
    2 Março 2016
  • Cochrane and the Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI), a research and development centre within the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Adelaide, South Australia, are delighted to announce their official partnership aimed at improving the knowledge base for making decisions in health care and global health policy.The two international not-for...
    1 Março 2016
  • Round up
     This is a round up of news and translation items for the review 'Interventions to improve antibiotic prescribing practices for hospital inpatients'. You can view the full layout or click on the indivudal items below to get to the full text of the item.Round-up of news and translation work 
    21 Fevereiro 2016
  • Featured Review: Water precautions for prevention of infection in children with ventilation tubes (grommets)
    Does keeping ears dry after getting ventilation tubes help prevent problems such as infections? Ventilation tubes are used to treat hearing loss due to glue ear, or to treat recurrent ear infections. Most surgeons agree that children's ears should be kept dry for a few weeks after the operation, but not all agree on whether ears need to be kept...
    19 Fevereiro 2016
  • Cochrane Review on vaginal prolapse surgery spotlighted
    A common surgery to treat vaginal prolapse using an artificially grafted mesh has more problems than benefits, a new Cochrane Review has found.  Women who underwent the operation had high rates of needing repeat surgery due to mesh exposure, bladder injury, and urinary incontinence. Listen to lead author Dr Christopher Maher discuss the latest...
    17 Fevereiro 2016
  • What services are effective to support street-connected children?Millions of children and young people are estimated to be living and working on streets around the world. ‘Street-connected children and young people’ refers to children who work or sleep, or both, on the streets, often without conventional adult care or supervision. Important risks...
    11 Fevereiro 2016
  • New evidence published in the Cochrane Library highlights benefits and harms of using artificial mesh when compared with tissue repair in the surgical treatment of vaginal prolapse. Slightly better repair with mesh needs to be weighed carefully against increased risk of harms.Listen to a podcast summarizing the review  |  Read an editorial from...
    9 Fevereiro 2016
  • The most robust evidence yet, now available in the Cochrane Library, suggests that national smoking legislation does reduce the harms of passive smoking, and particularly risks from heart disease.

    4 February is World Cancer Day. Read more about Cochrane's partnership with UICC to support evidence-based advocacy for cancer control.An...
    4 Fevereiro 2016
  • 4 February is World Cancer Day. Read the latest Cochrane evidence relevant to cancer research and prevention.The Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) and Cochrane are pleased to announce that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop and implement joint activities that support evidence-based advocacy for cancer control....
    4 Fevereiro 2016
  • Cochrane exists so that healthcare decisions get better.During the last 20 years Cochrane has helped to transform the way health decisions are made. We produce systematic reviews that summarize the best available evidence generated through research to inform decisions about health, and publish them online in the Cochrane Library.Cochrane is a...
    2 Fevereiro 2016
  • Updated Cochrane Review is making an impact in care
    Updated Cochrane Review from Cochrane Kidney and Transplant Group is making an impact in care.‘It’s not every day we get to see the immediate clinical translation of our research into care for our next patient,’ says Jonathan Craig, Coordinating Editor of the Cochrane Kidney and Transplant Group. ‘Which makes it quite striking and genuinely...
    28 Janeiro 2016
  • In August 2015 the Cochrane Editorial Unit announced the first call for applications to the Cochrane Review Support Programme which was open to all Cochrane Review Groups. We received 32 applications from 21 Groups.  To evaluate the applications we convened an international assessment panel comprising seven Cochrane contributors and consumers of...
    25 Janeiro 2016
  • Low back pain (LBP) is a common condition, widely reported as a major health and socioeconomic problem associated with work absenteeism, disability, and high costs for patients and society. Exercise is a modestly effective treatment for chronic LBP, and a Nursing Times article reports on a recent Cochrane Review assessing low to moderate quality...
    21 Janeiro 2016
  • Should diet and lifestyle interventions be focused only on the parents of overweight children?
    Should diet and lifestyle interventions be focused only on the parents of overweight children?Across the world more children are becoming overweight and obese. These children are more likely to suffer from health problems, both as children and later in life. The home environment is an important factor in childhood obesity, with parents playing a...
    14 Janeiro 2016
  • Should kids taking antibiotics also take probiotics?
    Should kids taking antibiotics also take probiotics?Antibiotic-associated diarrhea (AAD) occurs when antibiotics disturb the natural balance of "good" and "bad" bacteria in the intestinal tract, causing harmful bacteria to multiply beyond their normal numbers. The symptoms of AAD include frequent watery bowel movements and crampy abdominal pain....
    14 Janeiro 2016
  • Are preventive interventions needed for dialysis patients?  An arteriovenous access consists of a direct surgical connection between an artery and a vein in the arm (fistula) or a plastic conduit connecting an artery and a vein (graft). If these forms of access become dysfunctional, the delivery of dialysis therapy becomes suboptimal. The most...
    12 Janeiro 2016

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