Doctors Rebecca Gould and Charlotte Squires look at new Cochrane evidence on how physical exercise can help people with Parkinson’s, and Lis Kirkness, who lives with Parkinson’s, writes about her experience of trying both old and new forms of exercise, and the benefits she has felt.
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
Running shoes and lower limb running injuries in adults
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
Preparing for an operation with lifestyle changes
In this blog for people waiting for an operation, Dr Rebecca Gould, Cochrane UK Fellow and Sport and Exercise Medicine Registrar, explores some of the lifestyle changes people can make to prior to an operation and Brian Devlin, Cochrane UK Consumer Champion, shares his own experiences of getting ready for an operation.
Preventing dementia: what’s the evidence?
In a blog for non-medical people, James Garrard, Specialist Registrar in Geriatric Medicine, looks at the evidence of drug and non-drug approaches to try and prevent dementia.
Food and drink labelling: considering evidence and impacts
Sarah Chapman revisits Cochrane evidence on the impact of displaying calories on menus on our choices and reflects on possible harms.
Exercise and acute respiratory infections: might regular exercise help protect us?
Sarah Chapman looks at the Cochrane evidence on whether exercise affects our susceptibility to acute respiratory infections.
Reducing saturated fat intake: is it worth the effort?
Robert Walton, a Cochrane UK Senior Fellow in General Practice, blogs about the evidence on reducing saturated fat in our diets to help prevent cardiovascular disease. Few questions have caused so much controversy in science and medicine and debate over the breakfast table as the prevention of cardiovascular disease. A recent Cochrane ReviewCochrane Reviews are […]
Community pharmacists offering lifestyle advice: what’s the evidence for this approach?
Adam Todd a community pharmacist and Robert Walton a general practitioner examine the latest Cochrane evidence on whether community pharmacies can provide effective lifestyle advice.
Exercise for period pain: New evidence to support exercising to reduce painful cramping
A blog for women who have period pain about Cochrane evidence that exercise may help, from Gynaecologists Puteri Zainuddin and Emily Carter.
Psoriasis: can changing your lifestyle help?
Can lifestyle changes improve psoriasis?
Cutting down on sugary drinks: what works best?
A blog on Cochrane evidence on interventions to reduce the consumption of sugary drinks.