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  • New evidence published in the Cochrane Library shows that human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccines protect against cervical lesions in young women, particularly in those who are vaccinated between the ages of 15 and 26. It also summarizes findings on harms that have been assessed in randomized controlled trials.Most people who have sexual contact at...
    May 27 2018
  • Yoga originated thousands of years ago in India as an integrated physical, mental, and spiritual practice based on ancient Vedic philosophy, and is connected to Ayurveda, the system of traditional Indian medicine. During the 20th century, yoga became increasingly recognised outside India, and over the past decades it has continued to grow in...
    May 26 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...
    May 17 2018
  • While we’re almost at the end of January already, it is still well worth reflecting on Cochrane’s achievements in 2017 and what lies ahead for the organization. 2018 promises to be another exciting year of transformation and change as we increase still further our capacity to produce and disseminate high-quality evidence to impact health decision...
    May 12 2018
  • The recordings from this year’s Annual General Meeting are now available! Watch Governing Board Co-Chair Cindy Farquhar; CEO Mark Wilson; Deputy Editor in Chief Karla Soares-Weiser; and Treasurer Martin Burton give their views on Cochrane’s performance in 2017 and plans for the organization’s future.The 2017 AGM was the first to be held under...
    March 27 2018
  • A newly updated Cochrane Review suggests that reminding people when their vaccinations are due or overdue increases the number of people being immunized.Rates of immunization against infectious diseases in children and adults are improving, but under-vaccination remains a problem that results in vaccine-preventable deaths and illnesses....
    March 27 2018
  • March  2018 Update The March 2018 revision of the Cochrane Priority Reviews List includes new titles from the Cochrane Effective Practice & Organisation of Care, Oral Health; and Pregnancy & Childbirth Groups.The following three titles on the list are open to new authors - please note restrictions:Antioxidants for respiratory...
    March 27 2018
  • Students and teachers play an important role in Cochrane. They are involved in educating the next generation of healthcare professionals about evidence-based medicine,  directly contributing to a global effort of identifying health evidence, to translating Cochrane evidence in 14 different languages. Hanna Martikainen conducts PhD...
    February 10 2018
  • Four new Cochrane EPOC overviews of reviews show reliable evidence on the effects of different ways of organising, financing, and governing health systems in low-income countries and identify important evidence gaps.Links to the new overviews in the Cochrane Library:Delivery arrangements (in Arabic, Russian and ...
    December 4 2017
  • I am delighted to announce a new initiative that I believe will transform Cochrane as an evidence-producing and knowledge-diffusing organization. Today, we are proud to launch our new Cochrane Membership  scheme, making it easier than ever before for anyone from anywhere in the world to become a part of our global community of supporters...
    November 3 2017

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