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  • 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
  • Specifications: Part time (0.6 FTE), 1-year secondment or consultancy contract with the potential to be extendedSalary: CompetitiveLocation: Flexible location within US or with host institution if agreed as a secondmentApplication Closing Date: 29th March 2020This role is an exciting opportunity to use your experience to make a difference in the...
    March 17 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
  • The Skeptics’ Guide to Emergency Medicine(SGEM)  is a podcast with over 40,000 subscribers and is translated into four other languages. It is  open access with the goal of providing the most valid, reliable, and unbiased global source of currently clinically-relevant patient-centered emergency medicine information....
    August 28 2019
  • This post was originally posted on the Cochrane Methods websiteIn January 2018, the FDA announced a pilot aimed at enhancing the transparency of the Agency's drug approval process and decisions. As part of the pilot, sponsors of up to nine drug applications to the FDA were asked, on a voluntary basis, if they would approve the public release...
    August 22 2019
  • Cochrane launches a new network of US institutions to promote evidence-based health care and public health  The Cochrane US Network made up of some of the country’s leading institutions in the research and practice of evidence-based medicine, and they join Cochrane’s 70 existing geographic Groups around the world. The Cochrane US Network...
    June 3 2019

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