Cochrane Gynaecology and Fertility Satellite and colleagues from the Center of Reproductive Medicine joined International Women's Day Fair at Amsterdam UMC, location AMC on March 8, 2023.We shared news about our latest activities in review development, knowledge translation, and research integrity. We interacted with many visitors, colleagues,...
March 8 2023
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is caused by a new strain of Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) discovered in 2019 and not previously identified in humans. Common symptoms include fever, cough, and shortness of breath. On March 11, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced the current COVID-19 outbreak as a pandemic. Currently there are more than...
March 7 2023
As 2022 comes to an end, let us look back at our group's highlights and achievements in the last year. Special thanks to all of you - our authors, editors, peer reviewers, and consumers. We are grateful for all your support!From our co-ordinating editors Cindy Farquhar and Madelon van WelyA big thank you to all the authors and editors for...
December 21 2022
September is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Awareness Month Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common condition affecting 8% to 13% of women in reproductive age. There are three main PCOS features• menstrual cycle problems, such as irregular periods or having no periods (meaning the ovaries do not release eggs)• high levels of "male"...
August 30 2022
Cochrane invites prospective authors to propose new Cochrane Reviews by submitting a proposal in Editorial Manager. Please see the Cochrane Library information for authors for further details.
July 12 2022
March is Endometriosis Awareness Month. Endometriosis is an inflammatory condition where endometrial tissue (tissue similar to the lining of the uterus) grows outside of the uterus. It is estimated that 1 in 10 women have endometriosis (Zondervan 2020).Endometriosis frequently presents with the symptom of pain including dysmenorrhoea (painful...
March 1 2022
With best wishes for the new year!Again, the time has come to say goodbye to another year. Who would have thought that so many of us would be having Zoom congresses, Teams meetings, home offices, and teleconsults two years in a row? Despite all the hurdles, we are confident that we made the most of this year.We invite you to look back at what...
December 21 2021
Priority reviews: 2021 & 2022Following completion of Cochrane Gynaecology and Fertility’s (CGF) priority-setting exercise, the reviews we will prioritise for update/completion over 2021 & 2022, are as follows:Gynaecology ProtocolHormonal treatment for uterine adenomyosisProtocol - unpublishedMedical management of uterine...
October 6 2021
At last, an in-person event!Cochrane New Zealand last week held a one-day symposium in Auckland that brought together some of their most seasoned reviewers to showcase Cochrane excellence and expertise. CGF staff, authors and editors were among the presenters. The programme began with an address from Catherine Marshall, who is Co-chair of Cochrane...
July 5 2021
Laparoscopic surgery for endometriosis: a Cochrane updateEndometriosis is a condition where tissue that normally lines the uterus (womb) grows in sites other than the uterine cavity. Endometriosis can cause pain, infertility, and other symptoms which can reduce quality of life. The management of endometriosis remains challenging. There are 2...
March 30 2021