Press releases are regularly produced to highlight to journalists some of the key healthcare conclusions and their implications for practice published in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. Copies of the news stories featured are available here.
If you are an authorised member of the press and wish to receive news alerts prior to their online publication or if you wish to arrange an interview with an author, please contact Jennifer Beal (+44 (0)1243 770633 or firstname.lastname@example.org). We also grant complimentary access to journalists – please e-mail Jennifer with your name, media affiliation, and e-mail and postal addresses.
Cochrane Reviews are also publicised by The Health Behavior News Service (HBNS), part of the Center for Advancing Health based in Washington, USA. HBNS disseminates news stories centered on the latest findings from systematic reviews and studies in peer-reviewed journals, and focus on (1) the effects of behavior on health, (2) treatment choices facing health care consumers, (3) health disparities data, and (4) patient engagement research. Every quarter, a large proportion of HBNS stories center on systematic reviews from The Cochrane Library.
An archive of news alerts (PDF) from 2005-2009 is available here.
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