Adam Todd a community pharmacist and Robert Walton a general practitioner examine the latest Cochrane evidence on whether community pharmacies can provide effective lifestyle advice.
Evidence for Everyday Health Choices
In this blog for pregnant women and those supporting them, Associate Professor Philippa Middleton and co-authors discuss their recently updated Cochrane Review looking at the effects for women and their babies of inducing labour towards the end of pregnancy.
Salma Ahmad and Catherine Suttle address some questions about whether long-sighted children need to wear glasses, with the help of recent Cochrane evidence.
Sarah Chapman looks at a Cochrane rapid review on whether video calls can reduce loneliness in older people.
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’.
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
A blog for women who have period pain about Cochrane evidence that exercise may help, from Gynaecologists Puteri Zainuddin and Emily Carter.
Cardiologists Will Watson and Harry Boardman blog about Cochrane evidence comparing two treatments for aortic stenosis in people with low surgical risk.
Sarah Chapman looks new Cochrane evidence, published this week, on whether exercise affects our susceptibility to acute respiratory infections.
Sarah Chapman and Selena Ryan-Vig share evidence from a new Cochrane Special Collection, COVID-19: Effective options for quitting smoking during the pandemic.
Sarah Chapman blogs the evidence on over-the-counter medicines and other products, as we face empty shelves in these extraordinary times.
John Lawrenson blogs about the latest Cochrane evidence on interventions for controlling myopia in children and asks ‘What is the most effective treatment?’