Revues phares et communiqués de presse
 

Revues phares et communiqués de presse

  • The findings of this research may challenge the prescribing of H1 antihistamines for patients with eczema.
    The findings of this Cochrane Review may challenge the prescribing of H1 antihistamines for patients with eczema.This Cochrane Review assessed the effects of oral H1 antihistamines as 'add-on' therapy to topical treatment in adults and children with eczema. Are H1 antihistamines taken as tablets or liquid, effective and safe in people of any age...
    5 février 2019
  • Promoting patient utilisation of cardiac rehabilitation
    Cochrane reviewers from Canada, the UK and Brazil came together to assess how to get more patients using cardiac rehabilitation programmes, which aid recovery from cardiac events such as heart attack, coronary stent placement, and bypass surgery, and reduce the likelihood of further illness. Cardiac rehabilitation programmes offer the following to...
    1 février 2019
  • New Cochrane review assesses the benefits and harms of exercise for preventing falls in older people living in the community
    New evidence published in the Cochrane Library today provides strong evidence that falls in people over sixty-years old can be prevented by exercise programmes. Falls are a leading cause of accidental or unintentional injury deaths worldwide. Older adults suffer the greatest number of fatal falls and over 37 million falls are severe enough to...
    31 janvier 2019
  • To assess the effects of electromechanical and robot-assisted arm training for improving arm function in people who have had a stroke.
    A common consequence for people who have a stroke is a reduction in their arm function. Various approaches are available to try to help and, in September 2018, the Cochrane Review for one of these, electromechanical and robot‐assisted arm training, was updated by a team of researchers from Germany. We asked lead author, Jan Mehrholz from Dresden...
    30 janvier 2019
  • Adrenaline and vasopressin for cardiac arrest
    Authors of this new Cochrane review addressed the question, “Do the drugs adrenaline or vasopressin improve survival in cardiac arrest?”Cardiac arrest occurs when someone's heart unexpectedly stops beating. Without any treatment, death occurs within minutes. Treatments that are proven to work in cardiac arrest include cardiopulmonary resuscitation...
    28 janvier 2019
  • “Will people taking a macrolide antibiotic experience more adverse events than those treated with placebo?”
    The review 'Adverse events in people taking macrolide antibiotics'  asked, “Will people taking a macrolide antibiotic experience more adverse events than those treated with placebo?”Macrolide antibiotics are one of many types of antibiotic. They are commonly used to treat both acute and chronic infections. The four most commonly used macrolides...
    21 janvier 2019
  • Cerebrolysin for acute ischaemic stroke
    When someone has an acute ischemic stroke, urgent and reliable treatments will reduce their risks of disability or dying from their brain tissue damage. The treatments used vary around the world, and a drug called cerebrolysin is widely used in post-Soviet countries, Eastern Europe, Central and Southeast Asia. In April 2017, the latest update of...
    17 janvier 2019
  •  Examining evidence for routine scale and polish treatment – an updated Cochrane Review
    Examining evidence for routine scale and polish treatment – an updated review The Cochrane Review 'Routine scale and polish for periodontal health in adults' was carried out by authors working with Cochrane Oral Health to assess the effects of routine scale and polish treatments for healthy adults and to establish whether different time intervals...
    16 janvier 2019
  • Podcast: Intramuscular and intravenous opioid pain relieving drugs in labour
    The use of pain-relieving drugs during labour is common throughout the world, and an updated Cochrane Review from June 2018 looks at the use of a class of drugs called opioids. Lead author, Lesley Smith from Oxford Brookes University in the UK tells us what they found. "For many women in labour, an epidural containing a local anaesthetic has...
    10 janvier 2019
  • Do vitamin and mineral supplements have a role?
    In this Evidently Cochrane blog, Sarah Chapman looks at the latest evidence on vitamin and mineral supplements for preventing dementia or at least slowing cognitive decline. Can they really help?I have a clear memory of watching a tv drama with my mum, when I was about fifteen. As we watched a vivid portrayal of a middle-aged woman struggling to...
    9 janvier 2019

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