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  • A new podcast in Spanish has been published about the review: Corticosteroid therapy for children with nephrotic syndrome.You can find this and other podcasts in Spanish in our Resources section of the main menu.
    April 11 2016
  • The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the EQUATOR Network have launched their newest collaborative project to promote quality health research in the Americas: a Portuguese interface of the EQUATOR website that will translate key material on good research reporting and bring together existing Portuguese translations of reporting...
    March 21 2016
  • Objective: The course intents to describe basic concepts related to Systematic Reviews and help the students to interpret and apply, from a clinical perspective, the results of sistematic reviews and meta-analyses of therapeutic interventions.Target audience: Health care professionals and researchers.Directors: João Costa e António Vaz...
    March 21 2016
  • An updated Cochrane Review, published today in the Cochrane Library, says that the benefits of a variety of interventions intended to reduce sitting at work are very uncertain. Millions of people worldwide sit at a desk all day, and over recent years this has led to increased levels of physical inactivity in the work place. Health experts have...
    March 21 2016
  • The Iberoamerican Cochrane Centre - Clinical Epidemiology Service of the Hospital of Sant Pau will hold a conference of CIBERESP (CIBER de Epidemiología y Salud Pública; Biomedical Research Networking Centres of Epidemiology and Public Health) on April 21st and 22nd 2016 on Research to Improve Appropriateness of Clinical and Care Practice. This...
    March 9 2016
  • New evidence published today highlights benefits and harms of using artificial mesh when compared with tissue repair in the surgical treatment of vaginal prolapse. Slightly better repair with mesh needs to be weighed carefully against increased risk of harms. A new Cochrane systematic review published today summarizes evidence that addresses...
    February 15 2016
  • The most robust evidence yet, published today in the Cochrane Library, suggests that national smoking legislation does reduce the harms of passive smoking, and particularly risks from heart disease. The updated Cochrane review containing more up-to-date research found that countries who imposed smoking bans found their populations benefited...
    February 5 2016
  • During its past meeting, the Cochrane Steering Group has approved the Chilean proposal to host the Cochrane Colloquium 2019 in their country. This acknowledges the progress of Cochrane in Chile in the last years as well as the co-ordination of all the Collaborative Centres of the country in designing and submitting a strong and attractive proposal...
    January 27 2016
  • A new Cochrane Review published today shows that targeting exercises to muscles that support and control the spine offers another strategy to reduce pain and disability caused by lower back pain.Lower back pain is one of the most common health conditions worldwide. It can have substantial health and economic costs as people experience disability...
    January 13 2016
  • The Iberoamerican Cochrane Centre (IbCC) – Instituto para la Excelencia Clínica y Sanitaria (INPECS) search for:Research FellowRequirements:Graduate in Bachelor of Science in HealthBasic IT skills and knowledge of EnglishDesired skills and abilities:Master’s degree (in Clinical Research Methodology, Public Health, or others)Specialised Health...
    December 16 2015

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