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  • Rapid Review: Plasma from people who have recovered from COVID‐19 to treat individuals with COVID‐19People who have recovered from COVID-19 develop natural defences to the disease in their blood (antibodies). Antibodies are found in part of the blood called plasma. Plasma from blood donated from recovered patients, which contains COVID-19...
    May 22 2020
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19): optimizing health in the home workspaceTo help reduce the spread of COVID-19, workers in many countries have changed their usual work habits and are working from home where feasible. Home working often involves prolonged sitting and working at a computer.This Special Collection, developed in collaboration with Cochrane Work...
    May 22 2020
  • Dr Karla Soares-Weiser, Editor in Chief of the Cochrane Library, recently spoke at a webinar organized by Cochrane US Affiliate, the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus on May 6, 2020.In the webinar, Dr Soares-Weiser gave an overview of Cochrane's efforts to support the evidence base for the international COVID-19 response and answered...
    April 30 2020
  • March for Science is running a series of virtual events this week as a global call to action for science-informed, evidence-based public policy.The online events, which run from 22-26 April, mark the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.March for Science is the world’s largest grassroots community of science advocates. Members of the Cochrane Community...
    April 21 2020
  • Cochrane has released a new Special Collection: Coronavirus (COVID-19): Infection control and prevention measures.This Cochrane Library Special Collection pulls together the Cochrane Reviews that are identified as most directly relevant to the prevention of infection.It includes reviews that evaluate the effects of interventions...
    March 19 2020
  • A federal judge has ruled that a decision to exempt many clinical trials from a transparency policy is unlawful, and that the results of these studies must now be published.The ruling is part of a strategic lawsuit brought by the Yale Media Freedom and Information Access and NYU Technology Law & Policy Clinics on behalf of Charles Seife and Dr...
    March 3 2020
  • Cochrane US Network convened for their first in-person meeting on 10 – 11 December 2019 in Philadelphia, hosted by American College of Physicians, an affiliate center.  The meeting was well attended, with delegates representing 17 of the 21 member groups that comprise the US Network. This convening served as an opportunity for sharing...
    December 17 2019
  • Originally published in the Cornell ChronicleFolate is an essential B-vitamin that is needed for DNA synthesis and cell division. Folate deficiency can lead to anemia, and deficiency early in pregnancy can lead to neural tube defects – birth defects of the brain, spine and spinal cord, including spina bifida.A Cochrane systematic review on the...
    December 12 2019
  • Join us November 20-22 in Columbus, Ohio, for the second biennial EBP National Summit presented by the Fuld Institute for EBP. This event provides nurses and other healthcare clinicians, leaders and decision makers, academicians and researchers with the latest industry trends and topics guiding the highest level of practice to improve healthcare...
    October 3 2019
  • This post was originally published on the Cochrane Methods website on 1 October 2019We are delighted to announce the launch of the brand-new edition of the Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions (Version 6). After substantive updates since the first published edition by Julian Higgins and Sally Green in 2008, Version 6...
    October 3 2019

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