Sarah Chapman looks at a new Cochrane Review on how useful signs and symptoms are for diagnosing COVID-19.
Sarah Chapman looks at the evidence from a new Cochrane rapid review on the accuracy of antibody tests for COVID-19.
Sarah Chapman looks at a Cochrane rapid review on whether video calls can reduce loneliness in older people.
Sarah Chapman blogs new Cochrane evidence on convalescent plasma as a possible treatment for COVID-19
This blog explores a number of cautionary examples, reminding that all treatments have potential harms. We should consider the evidence not just about whether a treatment works, but whether it is safe. This is the third blog of our special series on Evidently Cochrane: “Oh, really?” 12 things to help you question health advice.
Sarah Chapman looks at new Cochrane evidence on personal protective equipment (PPE) to protect healthcare workers from infections such as COVID-19 (coronavirus)
Sarah Chapman blogs new Cochrane evidence on the effectiveness of quarantine for controlling the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus).
Sarah Chapman looks new Cochrane evidence, published this week, on whether exercise affects our susceptibility to acute respiratory infections.
Sarah Chapman and Selena Ryan-Vig share evidence from a new Cochrane Special Collection, COVID-19: Effective options for quitting smoking during the pandemic.
We are bombarded with information and advice on our health. This blog gives advice on how to assess whether what we read is trustworthy and evidence-based.
Sarah Chapman blogs about new evidence from Kings College London on quarantine.
Sarah Chapman blogs the evidence on over-the-counter medicines and other products, as we face empty shelves in these extraordinary times.