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  • Cochrane is delighted to announce the introduction of a new, freely available set of learning resources for Knowledge Translation in Cochrane.Launched as part of training.cochrane.org, these resources will provide anyone working as part of Cochrane with an introduction to Knowledge Translation (KT), its key themes and KT audiences.  They...
    20 May 2019
  • Readable, clinically-focused, actionable answers to inform point-of-care decision-making for health professionals.  Cochrane Clinical Answers (CCAs) provide a readable, digestible, clinically-focused entry point to rigorous research from Cochrane Reviews. They are designed to be actionable and to inform point-of-care decision-making. Each CCA...
    17 May 2019
  • Examining evidence for routine scale and polish treatment – an updated reviewThe Cochrane Review 'Routine scale and polish for periodontal health in adults' was carried out by authors working with Cochrane Oral Health to assess the effects of routine scale and polish treatments for healthy adults and to establish whether different time...
    17 May 2019
  • Cochrane does not make clinical recommendations, instead it provides unbiased and high-quality health evidence so that health decisions, policies, and clinical guidelines can be informed by the best available evidence. ‘Cochrane Evidence in Practice’ series collects stories about clinical professionals using Cochrane evidence - the everyday...
    20 April 2019
  • A new Cochrane Review published today has found that increasing the intake of omega-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPUFA) during pregnancy reduces the risk of premature births. Premature birth is the leading cause of death for children under 5 years old worldwide, accounting for close to one million deaths annually.  Premature...
    17 February 2019
  • The visual inspection of a suspicious skin lesion using the naked eye alone is not enough to ensure the accurate diagnosis of skin cancer, a group of experts have concluded following a large scale systematic review of research. The review is published  on Dec 6th in The Cochrane Library as part of a Special Collection of Cochrane Systematic...
    17 February 2019
  • With numbers of caesarean sections increasing world wide this review looks at non-clinical interventions for reducing caesarean sections.Caesarean section is an operation used to prevent and reduce complications of childbirth. While it can be a life-saving procedure for both the mother and baby, caesarean section is not without harm and should...
    29 January 2019
  • How effective are interventions designed to reduce falls in older people in care facilities and hospitals?Falls by older people in care facilities, such as nursing homes, and hospitals are common events that may cause further loss of independence, injuries, and sometimes death as a result of injury. Effective interventions to prevent falls are...
    5 January 2019
  • Leading institutions, including Cochrane, sign on to international platform which aims to accelerate medical researchThe nonprofit organization Vivli launched a novel data-sharing and analytics platform to help researchers move faster toward new treatments and cures. This innovative platform makes it easy for researchers worldwide to...
    9 October 2018
  • Free access to all included Cochrane ReviewsAcute malnutrition threatened the lives of 50.5 million children under five years globally (7.5%) in 2017. About 16 million children with acute malnutrition are estimated to have severe acute malnutrition, the most extreme and visible form of undernutrition. Two new Cochrane Library Special...
    25 September 2018

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