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  • The two days prior to the official 2019 Cochrane Colloquium Scientific Program will see some exciting pre-Colloquium events!Starting off Colloquium festivities on Sunday, October 20, is the Student Satellite Event. Hosted and sponsored by the University of Valparaíso, this Satellite event will feature a wide range of international speakers,…
    Wednesday, September 18, 19
  • Specifications: Hours tbcLocation: FlexibleApplication Closing Date: 30 September 2019 (12 Midnight GMT)The Cochrane IBD Group is looking to appoint one or more new Co-ordinating Editors to provide leadership of the Group. The IBD Group is part of the Cochrane Abdomen & Endocrine Network. This is an important opportunity to lead and shape the…
    Wednesday, September 18, 19
  • Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) is one of the most common haematological malignancies in young adults and, with cure rates of 90%, has become curable for the majority of individuals. Positron emission tomography (PET) is an imaging tool used to monitor a tumour’s metabolic activity, stage and progression. Interim PET during chemotherapy has been posited as…
    Tuesday, September 17, 19
  • Getting involved in Cochrane’s work means becoming part of a global community. Connect with Cochrane Groups across the world through the Cochrane International Mobility programme!The Cochrane International Mobility programme builds on previous successful student exchanges involving Cochrane Centres around the world. A broader initiative involving…
    Monday, September 16, 19
  • One of the earliest Cochrane Reviews on high blood pressure was first published in 1998, investigating treatments for the elderly. It was substantively updated for a second time in June 2019 and we asked the lead author, Vijaya Musini, from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver Canada to tell us about the evidence.High blood pressure or…
    Monday, September 16, 19
  • We encounter Evidence Syntheses on an almost day-to-day basis, but do we know what it is and why we need it?Cochrane Ireland and Evidence Synthesis Ireland aims to build knowledge, awareness, and capacity in the methods used to gather and build evidence (known as evidence synthesis) and using it effectively to inform health and healthcare…
    Friday, September 13, 19
  • Among the dozens of Cochrane Reviews of various treatments for people with HIV or AIDS, are some that look more at how the treatments should be used, rather than the treatments themselves. One of these examines the timing of the start of treatment, and it was published in June 2019. Lead author, Alberto Mateo from the Liverpool School of Tropical…
    Friday, September 13, 19
  • Cochrane Chile is thrilled to present highlights of this year’s Scientific Program! Cochrane’s annual flagship event brings together hundreds of clinicians, health professionals, policy makers, researchers, patients, consumers and others to discuss and learn about the wide usage of Cochrane evidence in health decision-making at all levels. This…
    Wednesday, September 11, 19
  • A recent study comparing low back pain systematic review abstracts to their full text was published in the Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy. Looking at 66 systematic reviews reserchers found that 80% of abstracts presented spin and inconsistencies when compared to their full text. 9 of the systematic reviews investigated were…
    Tuesday, September 10, 19
  •  Cochrane, JBI, Campbell Collaboration and Guidelines International Network are excited to announce the host of the Global Evidence Summit (GES) 2021 is the Czech National Centre for Evidence-Based Healthcare and Knowledge Translation (CEBHCKT). The Cochrane geographic Centre is a leading national umbrella institution for evidence-based healthcare…
    Tuesday, September 10, 19