Featured Review Update: Yoga treatment for chronic non-specific low back pain
Some evidence that yoga may lead to a small reduction in pain in people with chronic non-specific lower back pain over the short term
New reporting checklist for treatment integrity of psychological interventions now available
Treatment integrity is crucial for a sound evaluation of face-to-face psychological interventions.
Share your expertise to improve reporting of aromatherapy research
The Aromatic Research Quality Appraisal Taskforce (ARQAT) is a dedicated team of aromatic practitioners, educators, authors, and researchers.
Announcing recipients of the Cochrane Complementary Medicine bursary scheme 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.
News from the Cochrane Complementary Medicine Satellite Groups
We’re pleased to highlight the following recent publication from our colleagues in Beijing:
Cochrane Complementary Membership announces partnership with the Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine & Health
Cochrane Complementary Medicine has entered into a partnership with the Academic Consortium for I
Cochrane Complementary Medicine announces appointment of Visiting Wikipedia Editor
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 complementary medicine by citing relevant Cochrane Reviews.
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.