Glasses with blue light-filtering lenses are widely marketed and routinely prescribed by eye care professionals. It has been claimed these lenses can help with reducing eye strain, improving sleep, and protecting eye health. But do they live up to the hype, and are they worth the cost? In this blog, Associate Professor Laura Downie and Dr Sumeer Singh look at the latest evidence from their recent Cochrane Review.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
Sarah Chapman revisits Cochrane evidence on the impact of displaying calories on menus on our choices and reflects on possible harms.
Sarah Chapman looks at the Cochrane evidence on whether exercise affects our susceptibility to acute respiratory infections.
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. Page last checked 28 June 2023 Few questions have caused so much controversy in science and medicine and debate over the breakfast table as the prevention of cardiovascular disease. […]
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.
A blog for women who have period pain about Cochrane evidence that exercise may help, from Gynaecologists Puteri Zainuddin and Emily Carter.
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