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  • The updated versions of two Cochrane reviews were recently published by the review group Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth. They concern the efficacy of a single dose of one of these two drugs for relieving perineal pain that many women experience soon after giving birth:·         Paracetamol/acetaminophen (...
    March 2 2021
  • Cochrane provides high-quality, relevant, and up-to-date synthesized research evidence to inform health decisions. Here you will find a continued update of Cochrane’s activities in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.For more information, visit the Cochrane Website Cochrane published:8 Special Collections 26 New and updated...
    January 24 2021
  • A newly published editorial in the Cochrane Library addresses how Cochrane has responded to the COVID-19 pandemic, what the limitations to COVID-19 evidence are, and suggestions on how policy makers can move forward with best available evidence. The urgency to define the relevant knowledge base in preventing, diagnosing, and managing COVID-19 and...
    November 27 2020
  • A new Cochrane overview: Migrants who have been forced to leave their home are likely to experience stressors, which may lead to mental health problems. The efficacy of interventions for mental health promotion, prevention, and treatment may differ in this population. A recent systematic review from the Cochrane Common Mental Disorders group...
    November 11 2020
  • Cochrane defines knowledge translation (KT) as the process of supporting the use of health evidence by those who need to make health decisions. This module aims to strengthen the understanding of what KT means within Cochrane. It presents information, examples, and stories told by characters in order to explain the concepts of KT. It is free...
    October 15 2020
  • The Cochrane Metabolic and Endocrine Disorders Group (CMED) is looking for a new Co-ordinating Editor (m/f/d).  The Review Group is responsible for Cochrane Reviews in the areas of diabetes mellitus, metabolic and endocrine disorders and obesity. The Editorial Office is located at the Institute of General Practice at the Heinrich-Heine...
    October 8 2020
  • When children have an asthma attack, the standard treatment, called “first-line treatment”, is mostly steroids to reduce the inflammation and swelling and inhaled medications to relax the muscles in the air passages. Some children do not improve and a “second-line treatment” is necessary – usually at the emergency department or in the hospital....
    September 22 2020
  • You are interested in health topics; you are a patient, health care professional, or journalist? Please help us to improve Cochrane evidence! We want to find out how people understand the Plain Language Summaries of our systematic reviews and how we can improve them. You can help us: We are looking for volunteers to read two summaries and to...
    September 1 2020
  • Do psychological interventions designed to foster resilience improve resilience, mental health and other factors associated with resilience in healthcare professionals?This question is particularly relevant at the moment, when healthcare workers are under great pressure due to COVID-19. The work of healthcare professionals can be very stressful...
    July 31 2020
  • Cochrane Rehabilitation REH-COVER (Rehabilitation – COVID-19 Evidence-based Response action COVID-19Rehabilitation is a multiprofessional process aimed at enhancing and restoring functional ability and quality of life to people with impairments or disabilities. In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, rehabilitation focuses on the sequelae of...
    July 27 2020

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