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  • We are delighted to have our first visual abstract made available for our review mHealth education interventions in heart failure. Read more about the involvment of Emory students in creating visual abstract for Cochrane reviews. 
    March 5 2021
  • In January our published review Reduction in saturated fat intake for cardiovascular disease was featured in an Evidently Cochrane blog, where Robert Walton, a Cochrane UK Senior Fellow in General Practice, wrote about the evidence on reducing saturated fat in our diets to help prevent cardiovascular disease.Read the blog here.
    February 11 2021
  • In 2020 we published 19 protocols, 6 reviews, and 9 review updates.ProtocolsInterrupted versus uninterrupted anticoagulation for cardiac rhythm management device insertionProphylactic use of inotropic agents for the prevention of low cardiac output syndrome and mortality in adults undergoing cardiac surgeryOral Class I and III antiarrhythmic drugs...
    January 20 2021
  • We are excited to announce that the first Cochrane Review to publish using RoB 2 through the Cochrane pilot, using RoB 2 functionality built into RevMan Web and the Cochrane Library has now been published: Physical activity interventions for people with congenital heart disease.Authors Craig Williams and Curtis WadeyJust prior to the...
    October 8 2020
  • We are proud to announce that our publisher Wiley has estimated our Group's 2019 Impact Factor to be 9.400 (2018 IF was 9.220). This is an unofficial metric, calculated by Wiley, the publisher of the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews which has the official 2019 Impact Factor of 7.890 (2018 IF was 7.755).  Appearing top of the list...
    September 20 2020
  • From September 2019 to January 2020, we had the pleasure of hosting Dr Mehul Srivastava, an honorary research fellow with University College London and Emergency Medicine trainee in Melbourne Australia, as an Author in Residence at the Cochrane Heart office in Central London. During her residency she visited the office weekly to learn more from...
    September 8 2020
  • Read about our Living Systematic Review entitled Interventions for increasing fruit and vegetable consumption in children aged five years and under in a news item on cochrane.org. Read the full review. Find out more about Cochrane Living Systematic Reviews and the Living Evidence Network here. 
    February 11 2020
  • The Heart review Exercise‚Äźbased cardiac rehabilitation for adults with stable angina has informed the need for a randomised controlled trial to provide high quality evidence as the current evidence base does not yet allow to draw reliable conclusions due to low-quality. See here for details of the NIHR call. 
    September 23 2019
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