Students 4 Best Evidence is a blogging network by students, for students, who are interested in evidence-based healthcare.
Sarah Chapman looks at the evidence from a new Cochrane rapid review on the accuracy of antibody tests for COVID-19.
Sarah Chapman looks at a Cochrane rapid review on whether video calls can reduce loneliness in older people.
Siobhan McCormack looks at the latest Cochrane evidence on MMR vaccination and at guidance on vaccination during the COVID19 pandemic.
Sarah Chapman looks at new Cochrane evidence on approaches to help older people on multiple medications to take them as prescribed and also considers the importance of ‘careful and kind care’.
Lynda Ware explains that absence of evidence is not evidence of absence and why it's important not to mistake one for the other, in the fourth blog in our series "Oh really? 12 things to help you question health advice."
Anaesthetist Jennifer Kielty discusses a common fear about an uncommon problem - awareness during surgery, and looks at the latest Cochrane evidence on ways to reduce the risk
Sarah Chapman blogs new Cochrane evidence on convalescent plasma as a possible treatment for COVID-19
Siobhan McCormack blogs Cochrane evidence on treatments for idiopathic toe walking
A blog for women who have period pain about Cochrane evidence that exercise may help, from Gynaecologists Puteri Zainuddin and Emily Carter.
This blog explores a number of cautionary examples, reminding that all treatments have potential harms. We should consider the evidence not just about whether a treatment works, but whether it is safe. This is the third blog of our special series on Evidently Cochrane: “Oh, really?” 12 things to help you question health advice.
Sarah Chapman looks at new Cochrane evidence on personal protective equipment (PPE) to protect healthcare workers from infections such as COVID-19 (coronavirus)
Cardiologists Will Watson and Harry Boardman blog about Cochrane evidence comparing two treatments for aortic stenosis in people with low surgical risk.