A blog for non-medical readers on the evidence behind remedies for the common cold.
Category Archives: Respiratory
Dr Lynda Ware blogs new Cochrane evidence that vitamin D supplements may help reduce asthma attacks
As new Cochrane evidence is published on yoga for asthma, Julie Wood shares her experience of its benefits for her asthma control
Lynda Ware gives a helpful summary for clinicians of four Cochrane reviews on the effectiveness of LAMAs for asthma care
We look at the evidence for some common over-the-counter products
Out of puff?
Cochrane evidence is not to be sneezed at...
New evidence that an on-the-spot test can help GPs decide which patients with acute respiratory infections need antibiotics
Dr Chris Cates from Cochrane Airways Group looks at new evidence on the benefits of IV magnesium sulfate for acute asthma
Good evidence for the effectiveness of a simple test to diagnose TB
Some good evidence on things that work in managing COPD
Here's a collection of Cochrane evidence on different aspects of exercise for people with asthma