Lynda Ware, Senior Fellow in General Practice at Cochrane UK, explains why detecting diseases earlier by screening is not always beneficial, and may – in some cases – be harmful.
Sarah Chapman looks at a new Cochrane rapid review with evidence on the effectiveness of travel-related measures to contain the COVID-19 pandemic.
A blog about what domestic abuse is, sources of help for women experiencing it, and evidence from Cochrane Reviews.
Emma Plugge asks whether screening the general population for malignant melanoma, a type of skin cancer, is likely to be of benefit.
Early diagnosis of dementia is a national priority but how accurately can it be identified?
Could offering home-based specimen collection improve the management of common STIs chlamydia and gonorrhoea?
Retired GP Lynda Ware looks at new evidence on whether unprovoked venous thromboembolism warrants cancer screening
Is marketing elbowing out evidence and manipulating how we manage ageing? Drs Woloshin and Schwartz look at the dark side of health campaigns.
Introducing our special feature for Men's Health Week with guest blogs on evidence to help men make choices about health