A blog on Cochrane evidence on interventions to reduce the consumption of sugary drinks.
Category Archives: Lifestyle
Jonathan Livingstone-Banks from the Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group looks at some of the latest evidence on more affordable ways to help people quit smoking.
In this blog for people wanting to quit smoking, Sarah Chapman shares new Cochrane evidence on the effectiveness of nicotine replacement therapy.
In this blog for people interested in changing to a healthy lifestyle Robert Walton, a general practitioner, looks at new ways of showing your risk of developing common illnesses.
In this blog for people who have just stopped smoking Robert Walton, a general practitioner, helps you work out how best to stay smoke-free.
Catriona Hilton looks at prediabetes and the evidence on whether diet and exercise can reduce your risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
Sarah Chapman looks at a new Cochrane Review with evidence on whether displaying calories on menus and next to food in cafes can influence our choices and reduce our calorie intake.
What does Cochrane evidence tell us about health impacts of standardised tobacco packaging (or 'plain' packaging), ahead of its full enforcement in the UK?
Does student life inevitably mean drinking large amounts of alcohol and what evidence is there on what works to tackle student drinking?
As plain packaging for tobacco becomes law, David Roberts looks at Cochrane evidence on how text messages can help people quit smoking
New evidence of the befits of smoking bans, especially for non-smokers
Quick guide to important new evidence on portion size