Our news

  • This new review is one of a series of rapid reviews that Cochrane contributors have prepared to inform the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic.Some infectious diseases are spread by airborne droplets from coughs and sneezes, which can infect people who touch contaminated skin or surfaces. Washing hands with soap and water may prevent these...
    29 April 2020
  • Cochrane is regularly publishing content about the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the various related activities that we are undertaking in response. The World Health Organisation is working closely with global experts, governments and partners like Cochrane to track its spread and virulence, and to provide advice to people and countries on...
    19 March 2020
  • Today, a new Cochrane entity, which will focus on tackling medical excess, launches at the annual Preventing Overdiagnosis Conference in Sydney. Cochrane Sustainable Healthcare will advocate and promote the use of evidence to ensure a more sustainable approach to healthcare.The new Cochrane Field aims to become a hub that will foster, support and...
    7 December 2019
  • Karla Soares-Weiser, Cochrane Library’s Editor in Chief, outlined a new conflict of interest policy that is forthcoming in 2020 in a BMJ opinion piece. Cochrane is committed to independence, transparency, and integrity in healthcare research and minimizing the impact of conflicts of interest in the conduct of Cochrane Reviews. This commitment...
    4 December 2019
  • The Danish Ministry of Health published an evaluation report on The Nordic Cochrane Centre (NCC) today (4th December 2019). The evaluation, coordinated by the Danish Center for Social Science Research (VIVE), was commissioned by the Ministry of Health in the summer of 2018, due to NCC and its affiliated research units receiving...
    3 December 2019
  • The Cochrane Review Screening for reducing morbidity and mortality in malignant melanoma has been recently updated.  Below is an interview with our Director and author of the review, Karsten Juhl Jørgensen to learn what the latest evidence says and why it is important.Can you tell us about this Cochrane Review?We reviewed the...
    3 December 2019
  • Cochrane is delighted to announce the publication of the new edition of the Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions following extensive revision.Designed for authors and editors of Cochrane Reviews, but equally useful for anyone conducting systematic reviews, it describes the methods and best practices in planning, conducting and...
    10 October 2019
  • The Cochrane International Mobility programme (CIM) builds on previous successful student exchanges involving Cochrane Centres around the world. A broader initiative involving twelve Cochrane Groups has now been launched as a pilot by Cochrane People Services Department.Successful applicants will complete a placement in a host...
    10 October 2019
  • New online learning is now freely available to anyone who is interested in an introduction to Evidence Based Medicine, Cochrane evidence and how to use it.Cochrane is delighted to announce the launch of four, free, online learning modules, Cochrane Evidence Essentials. Written from the perspective of a healthcare consumer and co-created with...
    10 October 2019
  • The authors of this updated Cochrane Review set out to find if general health checks reduce illness and deaths. General health checks involve multiple tests in a person who does not feel ill. The purpose is to find disease early, prevent disease from developing, or provide reassurance. Health checks are a common element of health care in some...
    8 September 2019

Pages

Subscribe to Our news