New evidence shows there is little or no effect of omega 3 supplements on our risk of experiencing heart disease, stroke or death. Omega 3 is a type of fat. Small amounts of omega 3 fats are essential for good health, and they can be found in the food that we eat. The main types of omega 3 fatty acids are; alphalinolenic...
July 19 2018
The Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine and Cochrane Switzerland, University of Lausanne, and the Department of Health Sciences and Health Policy, University of Lucerne, are organising jointly the following symposium on the role of rapid reviews and policy briefs in evidence-informed decision-making in public health policy and practice:How...
June 28 2018
In cooperation with the Institute of midwifery from the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) Cochrane have translated 120 Plain languages summaries between November 2016 and December 2017. All of this summaries are published in «Cochrane Kompakt» and was completed with the financial support of the Fondation Sana. The focus of the...
June 27 2018
New evidence published today in the Cochrane Library shows that human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccines protect against cervical lesions in young women, particularly in those who are vaccinated between the ages of 15 and 26. It also summarizes findings on harms that have been assessed in randomized controlled trials.Most people who have sexual...
May 9 2018
Meta-analysis: Advanced methods using the Stata software: 11.-14. September 2018Registrations are open until 1 July 2018
April 25 2018
Cochrane Switzerland regularly publishes Cochrane reviews summaries in six medical journalsWe collaborate with the Revue Médicale Suisse (FR), Ars Medici (DE), PRAXIS (DE), the Tribuna Medica Ticinese (IT), Médecine et Enfance (FR), as well as with physioactive (DE/FR). All summaries are available online on Cochrane Switzerland’s website, at...
April 22 2018
Nutritional labelling, with energy information on menus, may reduce calorie intake in restaurants. It seems sensible that restaurants, cafés and cafeterias give information about nutritional value and calories of their offered meals and non-alcoholic drinks. This was shown by the research team of Crockett et al.. There is...
April 20 2018
Mixed methods research & mixed studies reviews in health and social sciences: 2 days trainingREGISTER NOWThis 2-day intensive course is intended for doctoral students, research professionals, and researchers with training or experience in epidemiology/statistics AND in qualitative research.The number of participants is limited to 20.The...
April 19 2018
Scientific collaborator (m/f) at Cochrane Germany, Freiburg i.B.Job description
March 11 2018
Consumers and Health - Our collaboration with the FRC continuesSince early 2016, the Fédération Romande des Consommateurs (FRC, Federation of consumers of the French speaking part of Switzerland) and Cochrane Switzerland collaborate on a project to facilitate access to evidence-based healthcare information and strengthen the...
January 24 2018