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  • 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
  • Roberto D’Amico from Cochrane Italy shares an interview with Doug Altman. Everyone within the Cochrane community was sad to learn of the death of Professor Doug Altman this year. Doug Altman was a Cochrane leader and pioneer since the Collaboration’s beginning in 1993. He is best known for his work on improving the reliability and...
    23 September 2018
  • Cochrane Pain, Palliative and Supportive Care (PaPaS)  group addresses the gap in knowledge on chronic  pain in childhood and helps push solutions forward.On July 12th at the Wellcome Trust in London, UK,  world-leading experts came together to look at evidence, policy and practice in the area of childhood pain.Clinicians...
    16 September 2018
  • Cochrane is pleased to announce that theCochrane Library, which provides high-quality, independently produced evidence to inform healthcare decision-making, has been redesigned and enhanced to improve user experience and functionality.Cochrane is a global independent network of researchers, professionals, patients, carers, and people interested in...
    12 September 2018
  • The Cochrane Library App presents the latest up-to-date evidence from the Cochrane Library in a convenient, easy to navigate format which provides you with relevant, accessible research, when you need it, from the world’s leading experts in evidence-informed health care.All content in the app is free and new issues will download regularly.Download...
    5 September 2018
  • A Q&A with the lead author, France LégaréLead author, France Légaré, recently published the Cochrane Effective Practice and Organisation of Care review ‘Interventions for increasing the use of shared decision making by healthcare professionals’ in the Cochrane Library. Shared decision making is a promising approach for...
    29 August 2018
  • New evidence published today in the Cochrane Library shows that there is little or no effect of omega 3 supplements on our risk of experiencing heart disease, stroke or death. Below is a Science Media Centre roundup of third-party expert reaction to this review. Prof Tim Chico, Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine and Honorary...
    26 August 2018
  • New evidence published today 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...
    21 August 2018
  • The 2017 Journal Citation Report (JCR) has been released by Clarivate Analytics, and we are delighted to announce that Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR) Journal Impact Factor is now 6.754.This is a significant increase on the 2016 Journal Impact Factor, which was 6.264.The CDSR Journal Impact Factor is calculated by...
    18 August 2018

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