A short blog about the evidence on treatments for vaginal thrush and what else might matter to you when looking for a treatment for it.
Tag: women’s health
COVID-19 evidence: a Cochrane round-up
Sarah Chapman and Selena Ryan-Vig highlight Cochrane evidence on COVID-19 and other health effects of the pandemic, with links to reviews, blogs and other Cochrane resources.
Endometrial scratching: what’s the latest evidence?
Sarah Lensen, one of the team who worked on the Cochrane reviews on endometrial scratching (womb scratching), explains what the latest evidence tells us and what we still don’t know.
Evidence for Nursing: new evidence and resources – Autumn 2020
The latest evidence and resources for nurses and clinical support workers.
Domestic abuse: help and evidence for abused women and those supporting them.
A blog about what domestic abuse is, sources of help for women experiencing it, and evidence from Cochrane Reviews.
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.
HPV vaccination to prevent cervical cancer. New evidence from Cochrane.
Sarah Chapman blogs about new Cochrane evidence on the safety and effectiveness of HPV vaccines for young women.
Polycystic ovary syndrome: how can it be treated?
In this blog for non-medical readers, Lynda Ware, looks at polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and the evidence on treatments.
Perineal pain after birth: what can help?
Jennifer Hanratty looks at what might help for perineal pain after birth, sharing Cochrane evidence and her own experience as a new mum.
Vaginismus is ruining sex. Research must move beyond penetration
This blog looks at the at the problems with sex that vaginismus can cause, the poor evidence-base for treatments, and what needs to change.
Vaginal dilator therapy: vibrate, dilate, or wait?
Nurse and researcher Tracie Miles blogs about Cochrane evidence on vaginal dilator therapy after pelvic radiotherapy, and about what happens when science listens to women
Let’s talk about sex and chronic pelvic pain: it matters!
Sex and chronic pelvic pain was one of the things people talked about, at a workshop to discuss which treatment outcomes mattered to them. Sally Crowe tells the story.