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  • World Mental Health Day (WMHDAY) is being held on October 10th 2018. The World Federation for Mental Health is focusing the 2018 WMHDAY campaign on ‘Young People and Mental Health in a Changing World’. They want to bring attention to the issues our youth and young adults are facing and begin the conversation around what they need in order to grow...
    October 11 2018
  • This week, a very special conversation with a maverick British medico who set up a tiny research centre in Oxford and watched it grow into a global collaboration of over 40,000 people across 130 countries. Three decades on, the Cochrane Collaboration now produces the world's most trusted health evidence that's used by patients, health...
    October 3 2018
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    October 2 2018
  • The Cochrane Collaboration’s Governing Board of Trustees voted unanimously on 25th September to terminate Professor Peter Gøtzsche’s membership of the organization, and his present position as a Member of the Governing Board and Director of the Nordic Cochrane Centre. Cochrane is a collaboration: an organization founded on shared values and an...
    September 27 2018
  • Today, PLOS ONE published a paper from Cochrane Russia, a Research and Education Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine, housed at the Kazan Federal University, which presents the first experience of scientific assessment of the quality of Russian clinical practice guidelines on the international criteria of the AGREE instrument.The authors from Kazan...
    September 12 2018
  • More than 2000 Russian translations!Bringing you Cochrane evidence in 14 different languages Making Cochrane evidence accessible to non-English speakers is a priority for us. More than 5,000 translations of Cochrane Review plain language summaries/abstracts were published in 2017. Translation activities are led by local Cochrane groups and...
    September 3 2018
  • Cochrane is pleased to announce that the Cochrane Library, which provides high-quality, independently produced evidence to inform healthcare decision-making, has been redesigned and enhanced to improve user experience and functionality. Cochrane is a global independent network of researchers, professionals, patients, carers, and people interested...
    August 8 2018
  • New evidence  is little or no effect of omega 3 supplements on our risk of experiencing heart disease, stroke or death. Omega 3 is a type of fat. Small amounts of omega 3 fats are essential for good health, and they can be found in the food that we eat. The main types of omega 3 fatty acids are; alpha­linolenic acid (ALA),...
    July 18 2018
  • The 2017 Journal Citation Report (JCR) has been released by Clarivate Analytics, and we are delighted to announce that Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR) Journal Impact Factor is now 6.754.This is a significant increase on the 2016 Journal Impact Factor, which was 6.264.The CDSR Journal Impact Factor is calculated by taking...
    July 2 2018
  • Cochrane Training is pleased to announce that Cochrane Review production training materials are now available in Russian.The materials cover essential aspects of a Cochrane Review production based on the Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions. The training materials, translated into Russian, consist of records of fourteen...
    June 13 2018

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