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  • A new website has been launched to highlight the work and impact of the three Cochrane Review Groups (CRGs) hosted by the University of Manchester (UoM).Cochrane is an international organisation that produces high quality evidence summaries to inform decisions about health and health care interventions. CRGs support Cochrane’s primary...
    December 15 2017
  • Cochrane volunteers translate our reviews from English in to other languages to help us make oral health care evidence more widely accessible.In November 2017 (Issue 11), Cochrane translators produced two oral health review abstract translations in Japanese, one oral health review abstract translation in Polish, and two oral health...
    December 7 2017
  • In this feature, we introduce you to Cochrane Oral Health's editor Dr Fang Hua, an orthodontic research fellow, who tells us a little about his involvement and interests - both inside and outside of Cochrane. Where do you currently work and what you do there?I'm a postdoctoral research fellow at the Department of Orthodontics, School and...
    December 1 2017
  • In November 2017 (Issue 11), Cochrane Oral Health published:New reviews- Interventions for preventing oral mucositis in patients with cancer receiving treatment: cytokines and growth factorsRiley P, Glenny A-M, Worthington HV, Littlewood A, Fernandez Mauleffinch LM, Clarkson JE, McCabe MG- Pharmacological interventions for pain relief...
    December 1 2017
  • Aoife B Monk, Jayne E Harrison, Helen V Worthington, Annabel TeaguePlain language summary: Painkillers for relieving pain caused by orthodontic treatmentReview questionDo painkillers, taken before or after orthodontic treatment, help relieve pain? If so, which painkillers work best?BackgroundPain is a common side effect of orthodontic treatment....
    December 1 2017
  • Philip Riley, Anne-Marie Glenny, Helen V Worthington, Anne Littlewood, Luisa M Fernandez Mauleffinch, Jan E Clarkson, Martin G McCabePlain language summary: Can cytokines and growth factors help prevent mouth soreness and ulcers (oral mucositis) in patients being treated for cancer?Review questionThis review has been produced to assess...
    November 28 2017
  • Cochrane Oral Health has been selected to receive a NIHR Cochrane Incentive Scheme award to facilitate completion of its priority new review, Mechanical interdental cleaning for preventing and controlling periodontal diseases and dental caries.The new review, which consolidates and expands the scope of previous Cochrane reviews on flossing ...
    November 13 2017
  • Cochrane UK's latest campaign,Tackling antibiotic resistance: evidence for responsible antibiotic use, coincides with World Antibiotic Awareness Week, 13-19 November 2017.Throughout the week, they're sharing blogs and blogshots to shine a spotlight on Cochrane evidence which supports decision-making in the appropriate use of...
    November 13 2017
  • Cochrane volunteers translate our reviews from English in to other languages to help us make oral health care evidence more widely accessible.In October 2017 (Issue 10), Cochrane translators produced two oral health review translations in Croatian.Note: Please hover over each title to read the original English wording.Croatian (Hrvatski)...
    November 9 2017
  • Chunjie Li, Zongkai Lv, Zongdao Shi, Ye Zhu, Yafei Wu, Longjiang Li, Zipporah Iheozor-Ejiofor Plain language summary: Treatment for gum disease (periodontitis) for the management of disease involving the heart and blood vessels in patients with chronic gum diseaseReview questionThe main question addressed by this review produced by Cochrane...
    November 8 2017

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