In this blog for youth organisations or anyone interested in young adult loneliness, Emma Kirwan, PhD Researcher in the Department of Psychology at the University of Limerick, looks at what research can tell us about loneliness in young adulthood.
Children and young people
In a blog for anyone interested in preventing and treating acute middle ear infections in children, Sarah Chapman from Cochrane UK looks at the Cochrane evidence on various approaches.
John Lawrenson blogs about the latest Cochrane evidence on interventions for controlling myopia in children and asks ‘What is the most effective treatment?’
In this blog for anyone affected by ADHD, Robert Walton, a GP and Senior Fellow in General Practice at Cochrane UK, examines the latest Cochrane evidence on the best ways of managing the condition and some things you may want to consider when making treatment choices.
A blog for people with eczema and those caring for children with eczema, by Cochrane UK's Sarah Chapman, looking at trustworthy evidence on emollients or moisturisers and topical steroids.
In a blog for parents and guardians, Rufaro Ndokera, a children’s intensive care doctor who is also a mother, discusses things to consider when making decisions for children and young people.
We can learn about communication with young people in hospital from the mums of two young patients, who share their stories here, and we look at research and resources.
Lynda Ware looks at evidence and practice for different treatments for wrist fractures in children.
After her son was diagnosed with Developmental Language Disorder (DLD), Genna White became a Speech and Language Therapist to help families like her own. In this blog, Genna reflects on what DLD is and what she’d like parents, healthcare workers, and others working with children to know.
Salma Ahmad and Catherine Suttle address some questions about whether long-sighted children need to wear glasses, with the help of recent Cochrane evidence.
Siobhan McCormack looks at the latest Cochrane evidence on MMR vaccination and at guidance on vaccination during the COVID19 pandemic.
Siobhan McCormack blogs Cochrane evidence on treatments for idiopathic toe walking