Sarah Chapman looks at the Cochrane evidence on whether exercise affects our susceptibility to acute respiratory infections.
Evidence for Everyday Health Choices
Dr Emily Carter explores the latest Cochrane evidence on vitamin D supplementation in pregnancy, and how it may help reduce risks for women and babies.
In this blog for health practitioners and people wanting to quit smoking, Cochrane authors Annika Theodoulou and Dr Jamie Hartmann Boyce look at the latest Cochrane evidence on what types of behavioural support can best help people quit tobacco smoking.
In this blog for people with normal or high blood pressure (hypertension), Dr Rebecca Gould, Cochrane UK Fellow and Sport and Exercise Medicine Registrar, looks at the latest Cochrane evidence on walking for lowering blood pressure.
In this blog for anyone wondering how often they should have a dental check-up, and primary care dentists, Patrick Fee, leading author of an updated Cochrane Review on dental check-up frequency, discusses the latest evidence and what it means in practice.
Robert Walton, a Cochrane UK Senior Fellow in General Practice, blogs about the evidence on reducing saturated fat in...
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.
In this blog for pregnant women and those supporting them, Associate Professor Philippa Middleton and co-authors discuss their recently updated Cochrane Review looking at the effects for women and their babies of inducing labour towards the end of pregnancy.
Salma Ahmad and Catherine Suttle address some questions about whether long-sighted children need to wear glasses, with the help of recent Cochrane evidence.
Sarah Chapman looks at a Cochrane rapid review on whether video calls can reduce loneliness in older people.
Sarah Chapman looks at new Cochrane evidence on approaches to help older people on multiple medications to take them as prescribed and also considers the importance of ‘careful and kind care’.
Anaesthetist Jennifer Kielty discusses a common fear about an uncommon problem - awareness during surgery, and looks at the latest Cochrane evidence on ways to reduce the risk