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  • Two workshops will be held in Lausanne during the week of 7-11 SeptemberUnderstanding systematic reviews – an introduction for health professionals (EN) A one-day course 7 September 2020 The course gives an introduction into systematic reviews from the perspective of the health professional who wants to understand how they are conducted...
    May 13 2020
  • In the current absence of effective therapy of COVID-19, also complementary and integrative treatment options receive some attention by researchers and clinicians, in particular in Asia. Our colleagues of Cochrane Complementary Medicine Switzerland at the Institute for Complementary and Integrative Medicine in Zurich have compiled...
    April 15 2020
  • In response to the COVID-19 global pandemic, much research is underway. It is important to know which outcomes should be given priority in future COVID-19 studies. We need you to complete this 10-min survey to share which impacts of COVID-19 you think are most important - this will help guide future research.Participate here: https://www.covid-19-...
    April 6 2020
  • Special Collection : Infection control and prevention measuresThe Cochrane Library released a second Special Collection on Coronavirus (COVID-19): Infection control and prevention measures. This collection pulls together the Cochrane Reviews that are identified as most directly relevant to the prevention of infection.It includes reviews...
    March 11 2020
  • The 2019 Coronavirus outbreak was declared a global Public Health Emergency by the World Health Organization (WHO) on 30th January 2020.In order to ensure immediate access to relevant systematic reviews, this Cochrane Library Special Collection assembles Cochrane Reviews identified as most directly relevant to the management of people...
    February 13 2020
  • Psoriasis is a frequent inflammatory skin disease affecting between 2% and 8% of the general population. Psoriasis affects deeply quality of life. There is currently no cure for psoriasis, but various treatments can help to control the symptoms; thus, long-term treatment is usually needed.In an interview authors Dr Laurence Le Cleach and...
    January 23 2020
  • 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

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