Sarah Chapman revisits a blog by occupational therapist Danny Minkow on static splinting for people after stroke, adding recent evidence and guidance.
Managing osteoarthritis: evidence and guidance
Sarah Chapman looks at Cochrane evidence and NICE guidance on managing osteoarthritis
Evidently Cochrane 2022: a look back at a year of blogs
In the final Evidently Cochrane blog of the year, Sarah Chapman from Cochrane UK takes a look back at some highlights and changes from 2022.
Are cholesterol-lowering statins as good as we think?
In a blog for people taking statins, or considering taking them, Dr Paula Byrne, Researcher at Evidence Synthesis Ireland, shares what she and her team found when they looked at the evidence on statins and the risk of bad outcomes like stroke and heart attack.
Are COVID-19 vaccines effective and safe? New Cochrane evidence
In this blog, Sarah Chapman looks at the new evidence from Cochrane on COVID-19 vaccines.
Giving information after stroke: what’s helpful?
A doctor and a stroke survivor reflect on the Cochrane evidence about giving people information after stroke and on their own experiences.
Treatments to prevent travel sickness: a quick look
In this short blog, Dr Robert Walton looks at the Cochrane evidence on treatments to prevent travel sickness (motion sickness).
Is yoga good for back pain? Here’s the evidence
Jack Leahy writes about his experience of practicing yoga and the latest Cochrane evidence on yoga for people with chronic non-specific low back pain
Gum health in people with diabetes: impact on blood sugar levels
In a blog for people with diabetes, dentists and researchers Josh Twigg and Ambrina Qureshi explain the link between gum health and blood sugar levels and what the latest evidence shows about the impact of treating gum disease (periodontitis) on blood sugar levels.
Recognising and managing frailty in older adults
In a blog for healthcare professionals Dr James Garrard, Registrar in Geriatric Medicine, looks at the importance of recognising frailty in older adults and the latest evidence on Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment.
Male infertility: what is an important outcome?
In a blog for anyone interested in male infertility research, Astrid Cantineau, specialist in reproductive medicine, looks at the problem of poor evidence for treatments for male infertility and how the COMMIT project is working to change this.
How to stop smoking: a look at the Cochrane evidence
In this blog for people wanting to stop smoking, Robert Walton, a very general practitioner, looks at Cochrane evidence to help you start your new smoke-free life.