Announcing a new partnership with the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine
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 JACM's scope.
New systematic review assessing effectiveness of elderberry supplements for prevention and treatment of viral respiratory illnesses
Are elderberry supplements effective in treating or preventing respiratory illness? Do potential benefits outweigh concerns that use of elderberry might overstimulate the immune system?
Take part in our survey on use of dietary supplements to prevent or treat viral respiratory illnesses
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 know what products people are using for respiratory infections, so that we can focus our research on products that are in use.
Announcing recipients of the Cochrane Complementary Medicine bursary scheme 2020
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. Only Cochrane reviewers who have already registered CAM-related protocols/reviews with a Cochrane Review Group are eligible for funding.
New scoping review assesses the effects of medical and non-medical cannabis use in older adults
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.
Cochrane evidence resources for the treatment of Sickle Cell Disorders
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.