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.
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.
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?
Sarah Chapman looks at the Cochrane evidence on whether exercise affects our susceptibility to acute respiratory infections.
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.
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.
A blog for physicians on Cochrane evidence on the optimal management strategy for patients with malignant pleural effusions.
Sarah Chapman blogs new Cochrane evidence on convalescent plasma as a possible treatment for COVID-19
Sarah Chapman blogs new Cochrane evidence on the effectiveness of quarantine for controlling the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus).
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? Cochrane UK's Senior Fellow in General Practice, Lynda Ware, looks into honey and at the latest evidence.
On World Asthma Day, Emma Dennett from Cochrane Airways blogs about a workshop held to explore what matters to people with asthma and so identify topics for Cochrane Reviews.