A collection of resources which aim to make Cochrane evidence on breastfeeding easy to access. Topics covered include: Support for breastfeeding women; health promotion and an enabling environment; care for breastfeeding women and their babies; treatment of breastfeeding problems; and breastfeeding babies with additional needs, including preterm babies.
Category Archives: Women’s health
Sarah Chapman blogs about new Cochrane evidence on the safety and effectiveness of HPV vaccines for young women.
In this blog for non-medical readers, Lynda Ware, looks at polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and the evidence on treatments.
In a blog for non-medical readers, Lynda Ware looks at the evidence behind treatments for pre-menstrual syndrome, or PMS.
This blog looks at the at the problems with sex that vaginismus can cause, the poor evidence-base for treatments, and what needs to change.
Nurse and researcher Tracie Miles blogs about Cochrane evidence on vaginal dilator therapy after pelvic radiotherapy, and about what happens when science listens to women
Sex and chronic pelvic pain was one of the things people talked about, at a workshop to discuss which treatment outcomes mattered to them. Sally Crowe tells the story.
Lynda Ware summarizes Cochrane evidence on surgical approaches for vaginal prolapse and Simon Jackson, Consultant Gynaecologist at Oxford's John Radcliffe Hospital, reflects on why this review is timely.
Lynda Ware looks at treatment choice for women with heavy periods and the latest evidence from Cochrane
Doctors Lynda Ware and Susan Cooper look at Cochrane evidence on treatment choices for vulval intraepithelial neoplasia
What is tubal flushing and what do we know about its effect on chances of conceiving?
Physiotherapist and comedian Elaine Miller tackles that double taboo, sex and the menopause, in the last of our special series.