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Treatments to reduce alcohol use during pregnancy 11 Jul 2024
Electrical shocks (electrical cardioversion) and drugs (pharmacological cardioversion) for restoring normal rhythm in patients with atrial fibrillation or atrial flutter 11 Jul 2024
Treatment with macrolide antibiotics (including azithromycin) for people with cystic fibrosis 24 Jun 2024
Factors that influence physical activity in bipolar disorder 20 Jun 2024
Does undernutrition increase the risk of tuberculosis? 18 Jun 2024
Clinical tools for detecting cervical spine injury (CSI) in children with injuries 14 Jun 2024
Nebulisers for giving medication for cystic fibrosis 13 Jun 2024
Do imitations of anti-VEGF medicines (biosimilars) work as well as the original anti-VEGF medicines for people with neovascular age-related macular degeneration (nAMD)? 3 Jun 2024
Amantadine and rimantadine to prevent and treat influenza A in children and the elderly 22 May 2024
Different ways of giving antibiotics to clear Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection in people with cystic fibrosis 22 May 2024
Interventions to prevent obesity in children aged 5 to 18 years old 20 May 2024
Is magnesium sulphate for women at risk of preterm birth better than placebo for protecting their babies' brains? 20 May 2024
Does shared decision-making help women when making decisions about whether or not to participate in breast cancer screening? 20 May 2024
Zinc for the prevention and treatment of the common cold 17 May 2024
Do psychosocial treatments help people with stimulant use disorder? 10 May 2024
Perceptions and experiences of the prevention, detection and management of postpartum haemorrhage: a qualitative evidence synthesis 10 May 2024
Does respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) vaccination during pregnancy reduce RSV-related hospitalisations in infants? 2 May 2024
What are the benefits and risks of health literacy interventions for migrants? 18 Apr 2024
Can psychosocial interventions reduce antipsychotic medication in care home residents? 11 Apr 2024
What are the benefits and risks of different corticosteroid treatments delivered intravenously for the prevention of bronchopulmonary dysplasia in infants born prematurely? 3 Apr 2024
Admission avoidance hospital at home 27 Mar 2024
Interventions that will increase and sustain the uptake of vaccines in low- and middle-income countries 27 Mar 2024
Is shock wave treatment better than surgical procedures for removing kidney stones? 27 Mar 2024
Is alpha-lipoic acid (a natural antioxidant) better than no treatment or dummy treatment for nerve damage in people with diabetes? 15 Mar 2024
Can music and vocal interventions benefit preterm infants and their parents? 13 Mar 2024
Comparing two methods of wound closure in stoma reversal: purse-string closure versus linear skin closure 12 Mar 2024
Should transvaginal mesh, biological grafts, or native tissue be utilised to repair vaginal prolapse? 12 Mar 2024
Antibiotics for acute middle ear infection (acute otitis media) in children 12 Mar 2024
Are population-based interventions (those aimed at entire communities rather than individuals) helpful in preventing falls and fall-related injuries in older people? 11 Mar 2024
What is the best medication to stop bleeding in those having non-emergency hip or knee surgery? 7 Mar 2024
What are the benefits and harms of ibuprofen for managing pain after an operation in children? 5 Mar 2024
What are the benefits and risks of drugs acting on the immune system to treat relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis ? 5 Mar 2024
How effective and safe are single-incision slings for women with urinary incontinence compared with other operations? 23 Feb 2024
Smartphone apps for people with overweight or obesity 22 Feb 2024
Cerebrolysin for acute ischaemic stroke 21 Feb 2024
Use of red flags to screen for vertebral fractures in people with low back pain 12 Feb 2024
Mental Health First Aid as a tool for improving mental health and well-being 2 Feb 2024
Pharmacological treatments in panic disorder in adults: a network meta-analysis 2 Feb 2024
How can response to postal or web questionnaires be increased? 1 Feb 2024
Early nasal intermittent positive pressure ventilation (NIPPV) versus early nasal continuous positive airway pressure (NCPAP) for preterm infants 31 Jan 2024
Nasal intermittent positive pressure ventilation (NIPPV) versus nasal continuous positive airway pressure (NCPAP) for preterm neonates after extubation 31 Jan 2024
Patient decision aids to help people who are facing decisions about health treatment or screening 29 Jan 2024
Interventions to encourage use of seat belts 22 Jan 2024
Children with chronic non-cancer pain and their families’ experiences and understanding of their condition, pain services and treatments: a meta-ethnography 15 Jan 2024
Can electronic cigarettes help people stop smoking, and do they have any unwanted effects when used for this purpose? 11 Jan 2024
What are the benefits and risks of cognitive rehabilitation for people with mild-to-moderate dementia? 11 Jan 2024
What are the risks and benefits of different positions for spinal taps in infants? 8 Jan 2024
A review of the ways healthcare professionals can make sure older people are given suitable medicines 8 Jan 2024
What are the benefits and risks of using topical insect repellents to prevent malaria? 8 Jan 2024
Oral killed cholera vaccines for preventing cholera 7 Dec 2023