News: Featured Review: Mediterranean-style diet for the prevention of cardiovascular disease
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.
Meta-analysis: Advanced methods using the Stata software
Meta-analysis: Advanced methods using the Stata software: 3-6 September 2019This 4-day course is dedicated to the statistical meta-analysis method, which is the key to quantitative data synthesis within the framework of a systematic review.
New Special Collection about skin cancer
The current Special Collection contains eleven Cochrane Reviews. These Cochrane Systematic Reviews bringing together a large body of research on the accuracy of tests used to diagnose skin cancer. Please visit the Cochrane Library website to read the reviews of the Special Collection.
Cochrane Colloquium in Edinburgh seen by graphic artist Tekai
Swiss graphic artist Martin Vuillème aka Tekai travelled to Edinburgh to attend his first Cochrane Colloquium. Here is his report in sketches and cartoons
Statement from Cochrane’s Governing Board
Statement from Cochrane’s Governing Board - 26th September 2018Read the full statement here: https://www.cochrane.org/news/statement-cochranes-governing-board-26th-september-2018
The new and expanded Cochrane Library was launched in August 2018. During the revision the usability for non-English speakers was improved. For example, the translated German and French summaries in simplified language are now more visible. The possibility to search in different languages or specifically by publication type is also new.
Evidence-based healthcare in practice and policy - SSPH+ Symposium and short course, 29-30.11.18 in Lausanne
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 a SSPH+ funded symposium on the role of rapid reviews and policy briefs in evidence-informed decision-making in public health policy and practice: