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  • From 6 November, four-part articles series on the Cochrane Library is featured in the Schweizerische Ärztezeitung. Previously, this newspaper rose attention to the free access to this information by means of half-page advertisements. The aim of the initiative of the Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences and the FMH is to...
    November 12 2019
  • Many Cochrane reviews deal with nutritional topics. Cochrane Nutrition (https://nutrition.cochrane.org) contains a list of 800 such reviews. From these, in collaboration with Cochrane Germany, we have selected 150 of the most relevant for German speaking countries. The plain language summaries of these reviews have been translated into German...
    October 10 2019
  • The Cochrane Library App presents the latest up-to-date evidence from the Cochrane Library in a convenient, easy to navigate format that provides you with relevant, accessible research, when you need it. Monthly issues  with a handpicked selection of Cochrane Systematic Reviews, specifically chosen by the Editor-in-chief. These abridged...
    September 11 2019
  • A new Cochrane Library Special Collection has been released: Reducing pain in infants, children, and adolescents. This Collection brings together the latest evidence for paediatric treatments for acute and chronic pain, to guide practice, policy, and funding. Along with the related Cochrane Editorial, it highlights the need for more research in...
    July 12 2019
  • The Biennial Report 2017 & 2018 is now online!Our activities during the past two years were aligned with the four main objectives in Cochrane’s “Strategy to 2020”: producing evidence, making evidence available, advocating for evidence and developing the organization. Our own strategic plan is consistent with this broader strategy while...
    June 7 2019
  • Cochrane Crowd is running a Challenge from 22.10 - 24.10.2019, even though the Cochrane Colloquium in Santiago de Chile has been canceled. The goal is to reach 20,000 classifications in 48 hours. Everyone is invited to participate. No matter in which country or how long you want to participate - every screened study counts! And there will...
    May 22 2019
  • Advanced search techniques and advanced search strategy design for systematic reviews, health technology assessment and guideline developmentWed 9 October – Fri 11 October 2019Bern, Switzerland This three-day course will address the challenges of advanced search strategies using different conceptual approaches and search techniques. It...
    May 15 2019
  • Different doses, durations and modes of delivery of nicotine replacement therapy for smoking cessationThere is high-certainty evidence that using combination nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) (fast acting form + patch) rather than a single form of NRT increases the chances of successfully quitting smoking, whether that single form is a patch or a...
    April 25 2019
  • The 2019 Cochrane Colloquium will be held in Santiago, Chile on 22 - 25 October 2019 The theme of the Colloquium is 'Embracing diversity', recognizing Cochrane as a truly global independent community, addressing relevant health questions from international stakeholders using a range of diverse methods. The Cochrane Colloquium is an...
    April 10 2019
  • In this Q&A we asked the lead author Prof. 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.
    March 21 2019

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