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  • We’re pleased to highlight the following recent publication from our colleagues in Beijing: Traditional Chinese Medicine in Cancer Care: An Overview of 5834 Randomized Controlled Trials Published in Chinese (citation is https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34261372/ and publication is open access).In other news, our colleagues in Ottawa report...
    October 27 2021
  • Cochrane Complementary Medicine has entered into a partnership with the Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine & Health, organizational home for 76 of the world’s most prestigious academic medical centers and health systems, working together in shared commitment to integrative medicine and health through research, education, and clinical...
    October 24 2021
  • The Cochrane Climate-Health Working Group is an ad hoc group of people from many different parts of Cochrane, as well as other organizations. The group is interested in the potential of evidence syntheses to make a contribution to the discussion of the impacts of climate change on human health and health systems, with a focus on how Cochrane can...
    July 21 2021
  • Cochrane Complementary Medicine is delighted to announce the appointment of a Visiting Wikipedia Editor (VWE) to support the joint Cochrane/Wikipedia initiative to share high-quality health-related evidence with a broad audience. The aim of the VWE role is to improve Wikipedia’s coverage of health-related evidence on topics relevant to...
    July 20 2021
  • Cochrane Complementary Medicine is delighted to announce a new collaboration with the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. Our Co-Director, Susan Weiland, and JACM's Editor-in-Chief, Holger Cramer, continue their long collaboration with a new regular column, highlighting recent Cochrane reviews and key evidence on topics relevant to...
    April 29 2021
  • Are elderberry supplements effective in treating or preventing respiratory illness? Do potential benefits outweigh concerns that use of elderberry might overstimulate the immune system? In a new review published in BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies, a team of complementary medicine researchers reviewed evidence from five randomized...
    April 16 2021
  • Are you an adult who has used dietary supplements (vitamins, herbs, or other natural products) that may help prevent or treat colds, the flu, or other viral respiratory illnesses such as COVID-19? Cochrane Complementary Medicine is summarizing the research on natural products for prevention and treatment of viral respiratory illnesses. We want to...
    February 9 2021
  • Cochrane Complementary Medicine awards a bursary each year to Cochrane reviews for which substantial progress has already been made and whose completion has been stalled due to a lack of funding. The purpose of this bursary scheme is to ensure that reviews relevant to complementary medicine are completed and published in The Cochrane Library...
    January 24 2021
  • A team of colleagues based in Canada shares news of a scoping review in preparation to assess the effects of medical and non-medical cannabis use in older adults. The review team has assessed data from 95 studies to establish the evidence base for beneficial and harmful effects. Most of the studies identified addressed medical cannabis use...
    November 19 2020
  • Sickle cell disorders are a group of illnesses which affect red blood cells, impairing their ability to carry oxygen and increasing the risk of a number of health problems, including anemia, bone and organ damage, infection, chronic pain, and shortened life expectancy.September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month in the United States - an...
    November 12 2020
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