In a blog for people who run for exercise, Dr Rebecca Gould, Cochrane UK Fellow and Sport and Exercise Medicine Registrar, looks at the evidence on the role of running shoes for preventing lower limb running injuries
Venous leg ulcers: evidence review
An evidence round-up, for nurses, on venous leg ulcers.
After hip fracture: how best to help people get back on their feet
Hip fracture is a common injury, but do we have reliable evidence to guide care and rehabilitation?
Evidence for Allied Health: new evidence and resources – September 2022
The latest evidence and resources for allied health professionals and clinical support staff.
Evidence for Maternity Care: new evidence and resources – September 2022
The latest evidence and resources for midwives and clinical support staff.
Evidence for Nursing: new evidence and resources – September 2022
The latest evidence and resources for nurses and clinical support staff.
Dementia: evidence, experience and resources
On this page you can find our blogs about different aspects of preventing and living with dementia. Many of them include research evidence and also reflections from people affected by dementia themselves or in supportive roles as carers, family members or health professionals. There are also links to helpful resources.
Salt substitutes vs. regular salt: a quick look
A look at the evidence on using low-sodium salt substitutes instead of regular salt. Can salt substitutes reduce blood pressure and prevent heart attacks, and are there any risks?
PTSD: remembering and recovering with EMDR
Sandra shares her experience of PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) and how treatment with EMDR (eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing) helped, and we include sources of information and support for people with PTSD.
Decision aids: helping people make better healthcare choices
How decision aids can help people make better choices about treatments.
Covid tests: how good are LFTs (lateral flow tests)? A short blog
Can you rely on the result of your LFT (lateral flow test)? Here’s a brief look at the latest evidence on how well LFTs for COVID-19 work.
Bell’s palsy: facing up to uncertainty
What would you do if you woke up unable to move half your face? This blog shares Olivia's story, the challenges of Bell's palsy & what we know about treatments