A new updated review from Cochrane Incontinence has been published!'Pelvic floor muscle training versus no treatment, or inactive control treatments, for urinary incontinence in women' has been updated by Chantale Dumoulin, Licia Cacciari and Jean Hay-Smith. The review now contains 10 new trials with a total of 1817 women from 14 countries. ...
October 5 2018
A Portuguese translation of a podcast surrounding one of Cochrane Incontinence's review updates is now available!'Fazer exercícios para os músculos do assoalho pélvico durante a gravidez e após o parto pode prevenir ou tratar a incontinência?' takes a look at the review 'Pelvic floor muscle training for prevention and treatment of urinary and...
September 20 2018
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August 20 2018
Between 28th and 31st August, the International Continence Society (ICS) will be hosting its annual conference in Philadelphia, USA.Cochrane Incontinence is set to be there, and you can come along and meet us at our exhibition stand! We would be delighted to see you at our stand, to talk about how you can be involved with Cochrane Incontinence as...
July 24 2018
This week (18th-24th June) is World Continence Week, a global initiative run by the World Federation of Incontinence Patients (WFIP), with the approval of the International Continence Society (ICS) that aims to help improve health, wellness and quality of life for those with continence issues, and to further establish awareness of...
June 18 2018
A new podcast discussing one of Cochrane Incontinence's reviews is out now!The podcast centres on 'Mid-urethral sling operations for stress urinary incontinence in women'. The authors updated the findings on the effects of the operations in 2015, and included a brief economic commentary within a minor update published in 2017. In the new...
June 12 2018
One of our Group's editors, Shaun Trweek, has written a new blog for Evidently Cochrane!In the new piece, Shaun takes a look at the currently thin evidence base for trial process decision-making and highlights a new funding initiative from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) that might help. He goes on to look at 'Studies Within A...
May 21 2018
A couple of months ago, Stephanie Woodley, Jean Hay-Smith, Rhianon Boyle, June Cody and Siv Mørkved published their latest updated evidence: 'Pelvic floor muscle training for prevention and treatment of urinary and faecal incontinence in antenatal and postnatal women'.Now, Stephanie and Jean, from the University of Otago in New...
May 14 2018
The abstracts and plain language summaries of many Cochrane reviews are translated into a variety of languages every week, making it even easier for communities across the globe to access and read the latest Cochrane evidence. And Cochrane Incontinence is no different!In case you missed them, here’s a quick round-up of all the translations of...
May 2 2018
This September (16th-18th), Cochrane UK is hosting the annual Cochrane Colloquium in Edinburgh, with a theme of ‘Cochrane for all – better evidence for better health decisions.’ It's also set to be a Patients Included event, meaning that it's being co-designed, co-produced and co-presented by healthcare consumers. Its aim is to be a rewarding...
April 25 2018