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  • Cochrane Airways have published its biggest ever Cochrane Review. The meta-analysis review assesses which long-acting inhalers are the most effective and safest for people with advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and  supports a recently published NICE guideline.The logistics of getting such a large review done with time...
    December 7 2018
  • This recently published Cochrane Review assessed which long-acting inhalers are the most effective and safest for people with advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD.)Chronic obstructive lung disease (COPD) is usually caused by smoking or other airway irritants. COPD damages the lungs and causes airways to narrow which makes it...
    December 7 2018
  • Are you living with Heart Disease and interested in helping Cochrane Heart focus on research relevant to your condition? Cochrane Heart aims to prepare, maintain, and promote the access of systematic reviews of the effect of interventions for treating and preventing heart disease. Visit the Cochrane Heart website to find out more about their work....
    December 3 2018
  • Does very early and active mobilisation improve recovery after stroke?Care in a stroke unit is recommended for people soon after a stroke, and results in an improved chance of surviving, returning home, and regaining independence. Very early mobilisation (helping people to get up out of bed very early, and more often after the onset of stroke...
    November 26 2018
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is an umbrella term that covers those long-term lung conditions which are characterized by shortness of breath, including chronic bronchitis, emphysema, and chronic asthma, and which aren’t fully reversible. World COPD Day is observed each year in November to highlight and raises awareness about the...
    November 20 2018
  • Recently Dr. Christian Osadnik from the Department of Physiotherapy, School of Primary and Allied Health Care won the Monash University Jenny Keating Early Career Researcher Publication Prize for Nursing and Allied Health.The award was presented by Professor Ross Coppell, Deputy Dean and Director of Research in the Faculty of Medicine,...
    November 1 2018
  • Location of position: London, UKHours: Full TimeSalary (inclusive of London allowance):  £35,328- £42,701 per annumDuties and ResponsibilitiesThis job is funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to work with the new Networks of Cochrane Review Groups (CRGs). Network Support Fellows will work in support of the general aims...
    October 29 2018
  • It is with great sadness that we see Professor Juan-Pablo Casas leaving the Heart Group and University College London to continue his brilliant career in the field of cardiovascular epidemiology across the Atlantic at the Veteran Affairs, Boston.Professor Casas steered the Cochrane Heart Group for the past few years in his role as Co-...
    September 28 2018
  • Updated review: Electromechanical and robot‐assisted arm training for improving activities of daily living, arm function, and arm muscle strength after strokeIn this updated review authors from Germany came together to re-assess the effects of electromechanical and robot‐assisted arm training for improving arm function in people who have had a...
    September 7 2018
  • Cochrane Airways has been working with a team of patients, doctors, nurses and advisors at the British Lung Foundation and European Lung Foundation to put together a survey to find out about people’s experiences of living with a chronic lung condition. They want to find out how people experience their condition on a day-to-day basis and when they...
    August 31 2018

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