Water-based exercises for improving activities of daily living after stroke
Wavefront excimer laser refractive surgery for adults with refractive errors
Ways of communicating to a woman that she has breast cancer
Ways of helping children with cancer to take part in decisions about their health care
Ways of improving communication with children and adolescents about their cancer
Ways of improving older patients' involvement in their primary care
Ways of keeping enough jaw bone to allow for dental implants after teeth have been taken out
Ways to encourage workers to wear protective equipment to stop them breathing in harmful substances
Ways to help people follow prescribed medicines
Ways to help people stop using smokeless tobacco (including chewing tobacco, snuff and snus)
Ways to help turn a breech baby to head first presentation at the end of pregnancy
Ways to improve use of hormonal birth control
Ways to increase use of non-hormonal long-acting birth control
Ways to reduce risky sexual behaviour in homeless youth to prevent HIV
Ways to support older people deciding whether to enter long-term residential care
We found no evidence of any beneficial effect of amino acid therapy (branched-chain amino acids or L-threonine) on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis / motor neuron disease
Weaning from mechanical ventilation using pressure support or a T-tube for a spontaneous breathing trial
Wearing a helmet dramatically reduces the risk of head and facial injuries for bicyclists involved in a crash, even if it involves a motor vehicle
Wearing Cochrane evidence: a personal story of impact
Wearing stockings to provide compression for the treatment of varicose veins
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Weekly versus tri-weekly paclitaxel with carboplatin for first-line treatment in women with ovarian cancer
Weight loss for overweight patients with knee or hip osteoarthritis
Weight loss intervention through lifestyle modification or pharmacotherapy for obstructive sleep apnoea in adults
Weight reduction for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
Weight reduction for primary prevention of stroke in adults with overweight or obesity
Weight-loss interventions in endometrial cancer survivors
Weight-reducing diets for people with elevated blood pressure
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Wendan decoction for schizophrenia
What are parents' and informal caregivers' views and experiences of communication about routine early childhood vaccination?
What are systematic reviews?
What are the benefits and harms of using technology to monitor people with asthma from home?
What are the effects of educational interventions delivered to children and/or their families, who have experienced an emergency department visit with their asthma within the previous 12 months?
What are the effects of oral adsorbents in delaying progression or preventing chronic kidney disease?
What are the effects of vitamins E and C, beta-carotene, selenium and glutathione on lung disease in people with cystic fibrosis?
What are the most accurate tests for finding cancer of the mouth or lips (oral cancer) and conditions that may lead to oral cancer?
What are the most effective therapies for people with membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis?
What factors influence the delivery of care by skilled birth attendants in low- and middle-income countries?
What improves trial recruitment?
What interventions improve adherence to treatment in patients with high blood pressure in ambulatory settings
What interventions improve the control of high blood pressure
What is Cochrane evidence and how can it help you?
What is Cochrane?
What is the best blood glucose target for pregnant women who have type 1 or type 2 diabetes before becoming pregnant?
What is the best insulin type and regimen for pregnant women with pre-existing diabetes?
What is the best medication for a fungal infection of the toenail?
What is the best method for maintaining the correct position of teeth after orthodontic treatment?
What is the best nursing handover style to ensure continuity of information for hospital patients?
What is the best regimen of proton pump inhibitors for bleeding peptic ulcers?
What is the best sedative technique for patients undergoing endoscopic cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)?
What is the best timing technique for intrauterine insemination in subfertile couples
What is the best treatment for a type of jaw bone cyst called a 'keratocystic odontogenic tumour'?
What is the best treatment to manage peritonitis in people on peritoneal dialysis?
What is the best way to close abdominal incisions following surgery?
What is the best way to help people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease stop smoking?
What is the diagnostic accuracy of laparoscopic staging following a CT scan for assessing whether pancreatic and periampullary cancer is resectable?
What is the effect of giving human albumin compared to saline to replace lost blood in critically ill or injured people
What is the evidence for benefit from leukotriene receptor antagonists in pre-school children who wheeze when they have a cold?
What is the evidence for stopping long-acting beta2-agonists for adults with stable asthma using combination therapy?
What is the most effective and safe way to administer antibiotics to prevent infection for women undergoing caesarean section
What is the most effective blood sugar range to guide treatment for women who develop gestational diabetes mellitus (GMD) in their pregnancy?
What is the most effective way to listen intermittently to the baby’s heart in labour to improve the baby’s well-being?
What is the performance of rapid tests for the diagnosis of strep throat in children?
What is the state of systematic reviews in 2016?
What is tuberculous pleurisy and how might corticosteroids work?
What treatments can be used to prevent and treat alveolar osteitis (dry socket)?
Wheat flour fortification with iron for reducing anaemia and improving iron status in populations
Wheelchairs for children under 12 with physical impairments
When and how to update systematic reviews
When is the best time to start antiretroviral therapy in children 2 to 5 years old who have HIV infection?
When is the best time to start antiretroviral therapy in people with HIV infection, who have not received antiretroviral treatment before and who do not have any symptoms of HIV illness?
When is the best time to start antiretroviral therapy in people with HIV, who also have cryptococcal disease infection of the brain and spinal cord?
When should antibiotics be given to prevent infectious complications after cesarean birth?
When used with AZT, ddI and perhaps ddC, can delay HIV disease progression and death
Which airway device (ProSeal or Classic laryngeal airway mask) provides more effective artificial breathing during anaesthesia for adults?
Which amphotericin B formulation better preserves kidney function among people with fungal infection?
Which antibiotics are best to treat worsening symptoms in people with cystic fibrosis with persistent Burkholderia cepacia complex lung infection?
Which anticholinergic drug for overactive bladder symptoms in adults
Which combination of inhaled medications are safe and effective for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
Which corticosteroid regimen should be used to prevent bronchopulmonary dysplasia?
Which dressings or topical agents are the most effective for healing pressure ulcers?
Which drug to prevent lung transplant rejection provides best results with fewest adverse effects?
Which drugs are most effective to prevent tuberculosis in organ transplant recipients?
Which is the most suitable source of donor blood-forming (stem) cells for transplanting into adults with blood cancers?
Which long-acting inhaled drugs, used alone or in combination, are the most effective for people with COPD?
Which method of distal pancreatic surgery is safer and more effective: stapler or hand-sewn closure?
Which route of short-term bladder drainage is best for adults in hospital?
Which talking therapies (counselling) work for drug users with alcohol problems?
Which therapies are the most effective to prevent the progression of autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease?
Which treatments are effective for the treatment of complex regional pain syndrome in adults?
Which types of blood-thinning drugs (anticoagulants) are best to prevent blood clots in people soon after stroke?
While AZT slows down the progression of HIV disease in the short-term, the improvement does not last and it does not increase survival
White blood cells reduction in packed red blood cell transfusions for preventing adverse reactions
Whole body vibration for preventing and treating osteoporosis
Whole body vibration training for adults with fibromyalgia
Whole brain radiotherapy for the treatment of multiple brain metastases
Whole grain cereals for cardiovascular disease
Whole grain foods for the prevention of type 2 diabetes mellitus
Whole-body cryotherapy for preventing and treating muscle soreness after exercise
Whole-body cryotherapy for preventing and treating muscle soreness after exercise
Whole-body vibration for improving function after stroke
Whole-body vibration platform training in patients with neurodegenerative diseases
Why publish a systematic review in Cochrane?
Withdrawal of antihypertensive drugs in older people
Withdrawal of chronic antipsychotic drugs for behavioural and psychological symptoms in older people with dementia
Withdrawal of drug therapy for patients with quiescent Crohn's disease
Withdrawal or continuation of cholinesterase inhibitors and/or memantine in patients with dementia.
Women can experience high levels of anxiety at all stages of screening for cervical cancer including colposcopy
Women should be aware of their true risk of developing breast cancer and the limitations of current evidence when considering prophylactic mastectomy
Women taking antibiotics just before, during or just after their cesarean section operation, are much less likely to have infection of their womb (uterus) and wound
Women with postpartum (postnatal) depression who are supported by caregivers are less likely to remain depressed, although the most effective support from caregivers remains unknown
Women’s position for giving birth without epidural anaesthesia
Work changes to prevent and decrease stress in teachers
Work-break schedules for preventing musculoskeletal disorders in workers
Working wrist splints and extra-depth shoes appear to be helpful for people with rheumatoid arthritis
Workload and surgeon´s speciality for outcome after colorectal cancer surgery
Workplace interventions can reduce risky sexual behaviours among workers.
Workplace interventions for alcohol and other drug problems
Workplace interventions for increasing standing or walking for decreasing musculoskeletal symptoms in sedentary workers
Workplace interventions for increasing standing or walking for preventing musculoskeletal symptoms in sedentary workers
Workplace interventions for low-back pain in workers
Workplace interventions for preventing job loss and other work related outcomes in workers with alcohol misuse
Workplace interventions for preventing work-related rhinitis and rhinosinusitis
Workplace interventions for reducing sitting at work
Workplace interventions for reducing sitting time at work
Workplace interventions for treating work-related rhinitis and rhinosinusitis
Workplace interventions for workers with neck pain
Workplace interventions to deal with occupational asthma
Workplace lighting for improving alertness and mood in daytime workers
Workplace-based organisational interventions to prevent and control obesity by improving dietary intake and/or increasing physical activity
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Wound cleansing for treating venous leg ulcers
Wound cleansing to help pressure ulcers heal.
Wound drains in orthopaedic surgery (surgery on the joints or limbs)
Wound infiltration with local anaesthetic agents for laparoscopic cholecystectomy (local anaesthetic administration into the surgical wound in people undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy)
Wound-care teams for preventing and treating pressure ulcers (bed sores)
Wound-edge protection devices for preventing surgical site infection in abdominal surgery
Wrist PC6 acupuncture point stimulation to prevent nausea and vomiting after surgery
Writing about emotional topics for asthma control and well-being
Written and personalised action plans to help adults manage their asthma
Written and verbal information, compared to verbal information only, for people being discharged from hospital
Written individualised management plans for asthma in children and adults
Written information about individual medicines for patients
Xenon as an adjuvant to therapeutic hypothermia in near term and term newborns with hypoxic ischaemic encephalopathy
Xiongshao capsule preventing restenosis after percutaneous coronary intervention in patients with coronary heart disease
Xpert MTB/RIF test for diagnosing pulmonary tuberculosis and rifampicin resistance in adults
Xpert® MTB/RIF assay for extrapulmonary tuberculosis and rifampicin resistance
Xuebijing for paraquat poisoning
Xylitol containing oral products for preventing dental caries
Xylitol sugar supplement for preventing middle ear infection in children up to 12 years of age 
Y-set and double bag systems offer the most protection against peritonitis during continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD)
Yellow fever vaccine for patients with HIV infection
Yoga as a package of care versus standard care for schizophrenia
Yoga as an additional treatment option for people with asthma
Yoga as part of a package of care versus non-standard care for schizophrenia
Yoga for adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus
Yoga for epilepsy
Yoga for improving functional capacity, quality of life and cardiovascular outcomes in people with heart failure
Yoga for secondary prevention of coronary heart disease
Yoga for stroke rehabilitation
Yoga for treatment of urinary incontinence in women
Yoga for women with a diagnosis of breast cancer
Yoga in addition to standard care for people with blood or lymph node cancer
Yoga may have health benefits for people with asthma
Yoga may have health benefits for people with chronic non-specific lower back pain
Yoga to prevent cardiovascular disease
Yoga treatment for chronic non-specific low back pain
Yoga versus non-standard care for schizophrenia
Yoga versus standard care for schizophrenia
Yttrium microsphere radioembolisation for advanced hepatocellular carcinoma (primary liver cancer)
Zaleplon for insomnia
Zinc for preventing and treating the common cold
Zinc for the common cold
Zinc supplementation as an adjunct to antibiotics in the treatment of pneumonia in children two to 59 months of age
Zinc supplementation for improving pregnancy and infant outcome
Zinc supplementation for mental and motor development in children
Zinc supplementation for preventing death and disease, and for growth, in children aged six months to 12 years of age
Zinc supplementation for the prevention of pneumonia in children aged two to 59 months
Zinc supplementation for the prevention of type 2 diabetes mellitus
Zinc supplementation for the promotion of growth and prevention of infections in infants less than six months of age
Zinc supplementation for the treatment of measles in children
Zinc supplementation of parenteral nutrition in newborn infants
Zinc supplements for preventing middle ear infections
Zinc supplements for thalassaemia and sickle cell disease
Zinc supplements for tinnitus
Ziprasidone for schizophrenia and severe mental illness
Ziprasidone versus other atypical antipsychotics for schizophrenia
Zolmitriptan for acute migraine attacks in adults
Zolpidem for insomnia
Zonisamide add-on for drug-resistant partial epilepsy
Zonisamide for neuropathic pain in adults
Zonisamide monotherapy for epilepsy
Zopiclone for insomnia
Zotepine for schizophrenia
Zotepine versus other atypical antipsychotic drugs for schizophrenia
Zotepine versus placebo for schizophrenia
Zuclopenthixol acetate for acute schizophrenia and similar serious mental illnesses
Zuclopenthixol decanoate for schizophrenia and other serious mental illnesses
Zuclopenthixol dihydrochloride for schizophrenia
Zuclopenthixol versus placebo for people with schizophrenia
[ Calcium and vitamin D for increasing bone mineral density in pre-menopausal women]
[ Maintenance therapy for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC]
[Antidepressants for prevention of winter depression]
[Cholinesterase inhibitors for rarer dementia associated with neurological conditions]
[Coenzyme Q10 for Parkinson's Disease.]
[Does eradication of the organism Helicobacter pylori from the gut of patients with Parkinson's disease improve the absorption of the main drug used to treat patients symptoms?]
[Interventions to aid employment for people on dialysis]
[Summary title]: Education interventions for adults to prevent readmission and complications following cardiovascular surgery
[The effect of physiotherapy in children with bladder- and bowel problems]
[This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows: To assess the diagnostic accuracy of antigen detecting assays for diagnosing acute Dengue infections in persons living or returning from an endemic area and presen
[Transparent Cap Colonoscopy versus Standard Colonoscopy to Improve Caecal Intubation]
¹²³I-MIBG- and 18F-FDG-PET-imaging, two nuclear imaging methods for diagnosing neuroblastoma tumours
¹⁸F-FDG PET scan for early prediction of developing Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia in people with mild cognitive impairment (MCI)
​Patient and lay carer education for preventing pressure ulceration in at-risk populations
​Primary closure versus delayed or no closure for traumatic wounds due to mammalian bite