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  • Tuesday, November 22, 2022
    Tuesday, November 22, 22
  • Cochrane is made up of 11,000 members and over 67,000 supporters come from more than 130 countries, worldwide. Our volunteers and contributors are researchers, health professionals, patients, carers, people passionate about improving health outcomes for everyone, everywhere. Getting involved in Cochrane’s work means becoming part of a global…
    Monday, November 21, 22
  • A comprehensive review of all the evidence available from randomised controlled trials of COVID 19 vaccines up to November 2021 has concluded that most protect against infection and severe or critical illness caused by the virus. The review, a collaboration of independent, international experts, also found there was little or no difference between…
    Friday, November 18, 22
  • On International Volunteer Day, 5 December, we would like to take the opportunity to say thank you to our incredible global community. Thank you to thousands of Cochrane Supporters and Members who volunteer in so many ways to help bring trusted health evidence to the people who need it, all over the world. Cochrane couldn’t have such a big impact…
    Thursday, November 17, 22
  • Cochrane is pleased to announce the launch of Cochrane Engage, Cochrane’s one-stop-shop for those who want to get involved and volunteer in Cochrane. Formerly Cochrane TaskExchange, the platform had outgrown its name and look, and it is now being used for much more than review tasks. The new name was chosen through conversations with members of…
    Thursday, November 17, 22
  • A Cochrane review has found the strongest evidence yet that e-cigarettes, also known as ‘vapes’, help people to quit smoking better than traditional nicotine replacement therapies, such as patches and chewing gums. New evidence published today in the Cochrane Library finds high certainty evidence that people are more likely to stop smoking for at…
    Thursday, November 17, 22
  • A new Cochrane Library Editorial has been published about the role of Cochrane reviews in directing researchers away from potentially biased primary studies.  The editorial discusses new evidence that risk of bias ratings disseminated in Cochrane reviews can influence the citations received by the appraised studies. Specifically, after a review is…
    Wednesday, November 16, 22
  • An updated Cochrane Review, published in the Cochrane Library, suggests that yoga may lead to a small reduction in pain in people with chronic non-specific lower back pain over the short term, and that improvements in back function may be similar to those seen with other types of back-focused exercise. However, researchers advise that more studies…
    Tuesday, November 15, 22
  • Specifications:  Fixed Term Contract Fulltime (Part time will be considered at minimum 0.6FTE)Salary: £47,000 per annumLocation: UKApplication Closing Date:  27 November 2022The Evidence Production and Methods Directorate in Cochrane is made up of three departments that are responsible for the efficient and timely production of high-quality…
    Tuesday, November 15, 22
  • Specifications: 0.8 FTE, Permanent Salary: £45,000 per annum full time equivalent (Pro-rated to part time)Location: UKApplication Closing Date:  27 November 2022The Evidence Production and Methods Directorate in Cochrane is made up of three departments that are responsible for the efficient and timely production of high-quality Cochrane Reviews…
    Tuesday, November 15, 22