In this blog for a non-medical audience, Alastair Lamb and Altan Omer look at the evidence for use of PDE5 inhibitors (Viagra, Cialis & Levitra) for penile rehabilitation after prostate cancer surgery.
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Anna Sutherland, palliative medicine doctor, looks at Cochrane evidence on the effectiveness and safety of mu-opioid antagonists for managing opioid-induced constipation in people with cancer and people receiving palliative care for whom laxatives have failed.
Cochrane UK's Sarah Chapman revisits her 2014 blog on music therapies to share new Cochrane evidence.
Nurse and researcher Tracie Miles blogs about Cochrane evidence on vaginal dilator therapy after pelvic radiotherapy, and about what happens when science listens to women
Bridget Candy & Louise Jones, authors of a Cochrane review on women, cancer and sex after treatment, discuss why this matters, what might help, and what we need to know
New evidence of the befits of smoking bans, especially for non-smokers
New evidence on the benefits of oral cryotherapy for people having certain cancer treatments
Dance therapy for people with cancer
Retired GP Lynda Ware looks at new evidence on whether unprovoked venous thromboembolism warrants cancer screening
We can learn from two mums of young patients, who share their stories here, and look at whether research can help us too.
As more children are surviving cancer, we need research into kinder treatments
In this guest blog, Bill Noble, Medical Director at Marie Curie Cancer Care, looks at new research on pain relief at the end of life and finds there are important evidence gaps