In a blog for people interested in asthma management, Professor Adrian Martineau reflects on new Cochrane evidence on vitamin D and asthma and why conclusions have changed.
Probiotics to prevent colds and flu: what’s the evidence?
GP Robert Walton looks at Cochrane evidence on probiotics, an increasingly popular and natural way of avoiding upper respiratory infections such as colds, flu and infections of the throat, nose and sinuses.
Preventing asthma deaths in school children: 3 things to know
With deaths from asthma attacks the highest they have been in a decade, GP Robin Carr blogs about three things you need to know that can reduce the risk of death from asthma in school-aged children, and shares a film 'Preventable’, made with teenagers about preventing asthma deaths in schools.
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?
Exercise and acute respiratory infections: might regular exercise help protect us?
Sarah Chapman looks at the Cochrane evidence on whether exercise affects our susceptibility to acute respiratory infections.
Bronchiolitis: evidence and guidance for practice
In a blog for nurses, Sarah Chapman revisits Cochrane evidence and NICE guidance, which was updated in August 2021, on care for infants and children hospitalised with bronchiolitis.
Pulmonary rehabilitation and exercise training for adults with chronic respiratory conditions
In this blog for healthcare professionals, Dr Rebecca Gould, Cochrane UK Fellow and Sport and Exercise Medicine Registrar rounds up the latest Cochrane evidence on pulmonary rehabilitation and exercise training for adults with chronic respiratory conditions.
Malignant pleural effusions (MPE): new evidence on management
A blog for physicians on Cochrane evidence on the optimal management strategy for patients with malignant pleural effusions.
Convalescent plasma to treat people with COVID-19: the evidence so far
Sarah Chapman blogs new Cochrane evidence on convalescent plasma as a possible treatment for COVID-19
Quarantine for controlling COVID-19 (coronavirus). New Cochrane evidence
Sarah Chapman blogs new Cochrane evidence on the effectiveness of quarantine for controlling the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus).
Outdoor air pollution: determining individual-level actions to reduce exposure
Hariklia Nguyen and Sadia Janjua blog about the need for evidence behind advice on things individuals might do to reduce exposure to air pollution
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.