Emma Plugge asks whether screening the general population for malignant melanoma, a type of skin cancer, is likely to be of benefit.
Tag Archives: public health
Sarah Chapman blogs new Cochrane evidence, published today, on boosting uptake of routine vaccinations through issuing reminders.
Sarah Rayfield, Speciality Registrar in Public Health, looks at the latest evidence on vitamin A supplementation in children living in low and middle income countries
What does Cochrane evidence tell us about health impacts of standardised tobacco packaging (or 'plain' packaging), ahead of its full enforcement in the UK?
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.
Physiotherapist Anna Lowe looks at the importance of promoting physical activity and how AHPs can contribute to re-shaping the physical activity culture of the NHS
As plain packaging for tobacco becomes law, David Roberts looks at Cochrane evidence on how text messages can help people quit smoking
This blog looks at the WHO Global report on diabetes and some evidence on preventing type 2 diabetes
New evidence of the befits of smoking bans, especially for non-smokers
We look at some key messages and findings from the 2016 Lancet Breastfeeding Series and its implications for the UK.
Could offering home-based specimen collection improve the management of common STIs chlamydia and gonorrhoea?
Quick guide to important new evidence on portion size