Lynda Ware, a Senior Fellow in General Practice at Cochrane UK, looks at the latest Cochrane evidence on the treatment of varicose veins.
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Preventing and treating the common cold: what’s the evidence?
Dr Lynda Ware looks at the Cochrane evidence behind 14 possible interventions for treating or preventing the common cold – is there anything that might help and what are the possible risks?
Wrist fractures in children: how are they best treated?
Lynda Ware looks at evidence and practice for different treatments for wrist fractures in children.
Unprovoked venous thromboembolism: should we be looking for cancer?
Retired GP Lynda Ware looks at new evidence on whether unprovoked venous thromboembolism warrants cancer screening
Screening: earlier detection of disease is not necessarily better
Lynda Ware, Senior Fellow in General Practice at Cochrane UK, explains why detecting diseases earlier by screening is not always beneficial, and may – in some cases – be harmful.
Teapots and unicorns: absence of evidence is not evidence of absence
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."
Speaking with your healthcare provider about treatment decisions: Q&A with a former GP
In this question & answer session, Lynda Ware a former GP and Senior Fellow in General Practice at Cochrane UK, talks about Cochrane, Evidence-Based Medicine and speaking with your healthcare provider about treatment decisions.
Honey for cough in children: can it help?
Honey for cough? Cochrane UK's Senior Fellow in General Practice, Lynda Ware, looks into honey and at the latest evidence.
Polycystic ovary syndrome: how can it be treated?
In this blog for non-medical readers, Lynda Ware, looks at polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and the evidence on treatments.
Molluscum Contagiosum: what to do about this skin infection?
Lynda Ware blogs about Cochrane evidence on treatments for molluscum contagiosum, a common skin infection
Still being sexual in chronic illness
In a blog for our series on The Problem With Sex, Lynda Ware discusses sexuality in chronic illness
Stick or carrot? How can hospital doctors be encouraged to prescribe antibiotics more appropriately?
In this blog for non-medical readers, Dr Lynda Ware looks at new Cochrane evidence on improving antibiotic prescribing practices by hospital doctors