Sarah Chapman looks at the latest evidence on vitamin and mineral supplements for preventing dementia or at least slowing cognitive decline. Can they really help?
Tag Archives: prevention
November is Prematurity Awareness Month and Sarah Chapman shares new Cochrane evidence that omega-3 supplementation can reduce the risk of premature birth
In the second of two blogs from public health doctors on preventing influenza ('flu), Emma Plugge takes a look at some of the Cochrane evidence on preventing influenza through vaccination.
In the first of two blogs from public health doctors on preventing influenza ('flu), David Roberts explains why the influenza vaccine changes each 'flu season, how effective it is and how that is measured.
In this blog for nurses, Sarah Chapman shares the latest Cochrane evidence on incontinence-associated dermatitis and registered nurses Teresa Chinn and Shannon Deakin consider the challenges of applying evidence to practice.
In this guest blog, public health doctor David Robert looks at the evidence on what can be done to cut down the salt in our diets.
A blog for nurses on the latest Cochrane evidence on central venous catheters and infection risk
Liv Chapman writes for parents about new Cochrane evidence on whether fluoride mouthrinses can prevent tooth decay in children
On World Health Day, with a focus on diabetes, this blog looks at the new WHO Global report on diabetes and some evidence on prevention strategies
We look at some key messages and findings from the new Lancet Breastfeeding Series and its implications for the UK
New evidence on the benefits of oral cryotherapy for people having certain cancer treatments
Stockings can help prevent deep vein thrombosis after surgery