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.
Author Archives: Lynda Ware
A blog about what domestic abuse is, sources of help for women experiencing it, and evidence from Cochrane Reviews.
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."
We are bombarded with information and advice on our health. This blog gives advice on how to assess whether what we read is trustworthy and evidence-based.
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.
Cochrane UK run talks and workshops in secondary schools, teaching evidence-based medicine (EBM) and critical thinking for years 9-13.
Lynda Ware looks at the latest Cochrane evidence on different treatments for wrist fractures in children.
Honey for cough? Cochrane UK's Senior Fellow in General Practice, Lynda Ware, looks into honey and at the latest evidence.
In this blog for non-medical readers, Lynda Ware, looks at polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and the evidence on treatments.
To mark the start of World Antibiotic Awareness Week, here is a blog for non-medical readers by Lynda Ware,...
In a blog for non-medical readers, Lynda Ware looks at the evidence behind treatments for pre-menstrual syndrome, or PMS.
Lynda Ware blogs about Cochrane evidence on treatments for molluscum contagiosum, a common skin infection