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Banding ligation versus sham or no intervention for primary prophylaxis of oesophageal variceal bleeding in children
Banked preterm versus banked term human milk to promote growth and development in very low birth weight infants
Barbiturate drugs for people with traumatic brain injury
Bariatric surgery for non-alcoholic steatohepatitis in obese patients
Baricitinib for rheumatoid arthritis
Barrier agents for adhesion prevention after gynaecological surgery
Base administration or fluid bolus for preventing morbidity and mortality in preterm infants with metabolic acidosis
Baseline scores of Mini-Mental State examination (MMSE) for early prediction of developing dementia in people with mild cognitive impairments (MCI)
Bathing critically ill patients with chlorhexidine to prevent hospital-acquired infections
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Beclomethasone at different doses for chronic asthma
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Bed rest during pregnancy for preventing miscarriage
Bed rest for acute low-back pain and sciatica
Bed rest for acute uncomplicated myocardial infarction
Bed rest for treating pressure ulcers (bed sores) among wheelchair users
Bed rest in hospital for suspected impaired fetal growth
Bed rest in singleton pregnancies for preventing preterm birth
Bed rest with and without hospitalisation for women who are pregnant with twins or triplets for improving outcomes
Bed rest with or without hospitalisation for hypertension during pregnancy
Bed sharing versus no bed sharing for healthy term neonates
Bedside examination tests to detect beforehand adults who are likely to be difficult to intubate
Beginning reading interventions for children and adolescents with intellectual disability
Behavioral interventions can reduce unprotected sex among men who have sex with men (MSM).
Behavioral interventions to promote condom use among women living with HIV
Behavioral interventions to reduce HIV incidence and HIV/STI prevalence among female sex workers in low- and middle-income countries
Behavioral interventions to reduce HIV transmission among sex workers and their clients in high-income countries
Behaviour changes for dietary and physical exercise modification in overweight and obese adults
Behavioural activation therapies for depression in adults
Behavioural activation therapies for depression in adults with non-communicable diseases
Behavioural and cognitive behavioural therapy for obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) in individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)
Behavioural and cognitive behavioural training interventions for assisting foster carers in the management of difficult behaviour
Behavioural and cognitive-behavioural therapies for treating aggressive behaviour in people with intellectual disabilities
Behavioural and cognitive-behavioural therapy based self-help versus treatment as usual for depression in adults and adolescents
Behavioural and cognitive-behavioural therapy for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) in children and adolescents
Behavioural interventions for dysmenorrhoea
Behavioural interventions for preventing HIV infection in homeless or unstably-housed adults
Behavioural interventions for reducing weight gain in schizophrenia
Behavioural interventions for smoking cessation: an overview and network meta-analysis
Behavioural interventions for the treatment of faecal incontinence in children
Behavioural therapies versus other psychological therapies for depression
Behavioural therapies versus treatment as usual for depression
Behavioural treatment for chronic low-back pain
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Belatacept for kidney transplant recipients
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Belimumab for systemic lupus erythematosus
Bendamustine for patients with slow-growing lymphoma
Benefits and harms of ablation for people with non-paroxysmal atrial fibrillation
Benefits and harms of celecoxib for treating people with rheumatoid arthritis
Benefits and harms of celecoxib to treat people with osteoarthritis
Benefits and harms of drug-eluting versus bare-metal stents in people with acute coronary syndrome
Benefits and harms of exercise programmes for people with ankylosing spondylitis
Benefits and harms of high- versus low-intensity exercise programs for hip or knee osteoarthritis
Benefits and harms of methylphenidate for children and adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
Benefits and harms of planned hospital birth compared with planned home birth for low-risk pregnant women
Benefits and harms of sugammadex versus neostigmine in reversing induced paralysis
Benefits of antihypertensive drugs for mild hypertension are unclear
Benefits of patient-reported measures of health and well-being versus traditional follow-up after treatment of gynaecological cancer
Benperidol for schizophrenia
Benzodiazepines alone or in combination with antipsychotic drugs for acute psychosis
Benzodiazepines and related drugs for insomnia in palliative care
Benzodiazepines and related drugs for older depressed people
Benzodiazepines for alcohol withdrawal
Benzodiazepines for antipsychotic-induced tardive dyskinesia
Benzodiazepines for catatonia in people with schizophrenia or similar serious mental illness
Benzodiazepines for generalised anxiety disorder (GAD)
Benzodiazepines for neuroleptic-induced acute akathisia
Benzodiazepines for panic disorder in adults
Benzodiazepines for restless legs syndrome
Benzodiazepines for schizophrenia
Benzodiazepines for the relief of breathlessness in advanced diseases in adults
Benzodiazepines for treatment of delirium in non-ICU settings
Benzopyrones for reducing and controlling lymphoedema of the limbs
Best first-line therapy for patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer, performance status 2 without a targetable mutation or with an unknown mutation status
Best of the Cochrane Library: 2014 in review
Best position for newborns who need assisted ventilation
Beta adrenergic antagonists for hospitalized burned patients
Beta blockers for essential tremor
Beta blockers for peripheral arterial disease
Beta blockers for stable angina
Beta radiation in glaucoma surgery
Beta-1 selective blockers for treatment of high blood pressure
Beta-2 agonists for pneumonia in adults
Beta-3 adrenergic receptor agonist for adult with overactive bladder
Beta-blocker plus nitrates for secondary prevention of variceal bleeding
Beta-blocker supplementation of standard drug treatment for people with schizophrenia
Beta-blocker treatment in Marfan syndrome
Beta-blockers alone or in combination with isosorbide mononitrate for secondary prevention of bleeding from gastro-esophageal varices in adults with cirrhosis and gastro-oesophageal varices
Beta-blockers alone or with endoscopic therapy for prevention of variceal rebleeding in portal hypertension
Beta-blockers alone or with isosorbide mononitrate for primary prevention in adults with cirrhosis and gastro-oesophageal varices
Beta-blockers and inhibitors of the renin-angiotensin aldosterone system for chronic heart failure with preserved ejection fraction
Beta-blockers for cardiac risk reduction in people undergoing non-cardiac vascular surgery
Beta-blockers for children with congestive heart failure
Beta-blockers for heart failure
Beta-blockers for heart failure
Beta-blockers for hypertension
Beta-blockers for mitral stenosis
Beta-blockers for myocardial infarction
Beta-blockers for non-acute treatment after myocardial infarction
Beta-blockers for preventing stroke recurrence
Beta-blockers for prevention and treatment of retinopathy of prematurity
Beta-blockers for prevention of oesophageal variceal rebleeding in cirrhotic patients
Beta-blockers for suspected or diagnosed acute myocardial infarction
Beta-blockers for unstable angina
Beta-blockers lower blood pressure when given as a second drug
Beta-blockers may be able to help relive tremor for people with Parkinson's disease, but more research is needed on safety and effectiveness.
Beta-blockers to prevent death or serious events after heart surgery
Beta-blockers to prevent death or serious events after surgery not involving the heart
Beta-blockers versus placebo or no intervention for primary prophylaxis of oesophageal varices in children
Beta2-adrenoceptor agonists for primary dysmenorrhoea
Beta2-agonist drugs for treating cough or a clinical diagnosis of acute bronchitis
Betahistine for Ménière's disease or syndrome
Betahistine for Ménière's disease or syndrome
Betahistine for symptoms of vertigo
Betahistine for tinnitus
Betamimetics for inhibiting preterm labour
Betamimetics for suspected impaired fetal growth
Better survival and reduced distant recurrence rate with combined chemotherapy and radiotherapy for cervical cancer
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Bezafibrate for primary biliary cirrhosis
Biannual praziquantel treatment for schistosomiasis
Bias due to selective inclusion and reporting of outcomes and analyses in systematic reviews of randomised trials of healthcare interventions
Bibliotherapy for sexual dysfunction
Bicarbonate- versus lactate-buffered solutions for acute continuous haemodiafiltration or haemofiltration
Bicycle helmet legislation for the uptake of helmet use and prevention of head injuries
Bifeprunox compared with placebo for schizophrenia
Big data and health
Bilateral (two) versus unilateral (one) hearing aid(s) for bilateral hearing impairment in adults
Bilateral versus single internal mammary artery bypass grafts for coronary arterial atherosclerosis
Bile acid derivatives for people with primary biliary cholangitis
Bile acid derivatives for people with primary sclerosing cholangitis
Bile acid sequestrants for primary prevention of ischaemic heart disease in heterozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia
Bile acids for biliary colic
Bile acids for cholelithiasis
Bile acids for liver-transplanted patients
Bile acids for primary sclerosing cholangitis
Bile acids may improve liver biochemistry of patients with hepatitis B or C, but there is insufficient evidence about long-term beneficial effects
Biliary anastomosis using T-tube versus no T-tube for liver transplantation in adults
Biliary drainage before major operations in patients with obstruction of the bile duct
Bioabsorbable versus metal screw for graft fixation in the surgical treatment of anterior cruciate ligament injury
Biochemical tests of placental function for assessment in pregnancy
Biocompatible dialysis fluids for peritoneal dialysis
Biodegradable anastomotic ring for gastrointestinal anastomosis
Bioengineered nerve conduits and wraps for peripheral nerve repair of the upper limb
Biofeedback (use of equipment to retrain the muscles around the anus and coordinated pushing) for the treatment of chronic constipation in adults
Biofeedback for neck pain
Biofeedback for pain during labour
Biofeedback for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome
Bioidentical hormones for vasomotor menopausal symptoms (hot flushes or night sweats)
Biologic drugs for induction and maintenance of remission in Crohn's disease: a network meta-analysis
Biological interventions for induction of mucosal healing in Crohn’s disease
Biological interventions for maintenance of mucosal healing in Crohn’s disease
Biological interventions for the management of fatigue in rheumatoid arthritis
Biologics for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in people not previously treated with methotrexate (MTX)
Biologics for rheumatoid arthritis: an overview of Cochrane reviews
Biologics or tofacitinib alone for people with rheumatoid arthritis who had not improved with traditional disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs
Biologics or tofacitinib for rheumatoid arthritis
Biologics or tofacitinib for rheumatoid arthritis not improved by treatment with methotrexate or other disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs
Biomarkers for assessing disease activity in inflammatory bowel disease
Biomarkers for diagnosis of acute appendicitis in adults
Biomarkers for diagnosis of Wilson's disease
Biomarkers to guide antibiotic therapy for COPD exacerbations
Biophysical profile for fetal assessment in high risk pregnancies
Biopsy versus resection for high-grade glioma
Bioresorbable fixation devices for musculoskeletal injuries in adults
Bipolar versus monopolar transurethral resection of the prostate for lower urinary tract symptoms secondary to benign prostatic obstruction
Birth and death notification via mobile devices
Birth control pills with 20 µg estrogen versus more than 20 µg estrogen
Birth control pills with drospirenone for treating premenstrual syndrome
Birth control pills with three phases versus one phase
Birth control pills with three phases versus one phase
Birth control pills with two phases versus one phase
Birth control pills with two phases versus three phases
Birth room transition support for preterm infants: a Cochrane overview
Birth room transition support for term and near-term infants: a Cochrane overview
Bispectral index (BIS) for improving intraoperative awareness and early postoperative recovery in adults
Bisphosphonate therapy for children and adolescents with secondary osteoporosis.
Bisphosphonate therapy for osteogenesis imperfecta
Bisphosphonate use in children with cerebral palsy
Bisphosphonates and denosumab for breast cancer
Bisphosphonates for advanced prostate cancer
Bisphosphonates for osteoarthritis
Bisphosphonates for osteoporosis in people with cystic fibrosis
Bisphosphonates for osteoporosis in primary biliary cirrhosis
Bisphosphonates for Paget's disease of bone in adults
Bisphosphonates for preventing and treating osteoporosis in men
Bisphosphonates for prevention of bone loss in women with early breast cancer
Bisphosphonates for the relief of pain secondary to bone metastases
Bisphosphonates for treating osteoporosis caused by the use of steroids
Bisphosphonates in early prostate cancer
Bisphosphonates in multiple myeloma
Bisphosphonates or RANK-ligand-inhibitors for men with prostate cancer and bone metastases: a Cochrane Review and network meta-analysis
Black cohosh (Cimicifuga spp.) for menopausal symptoms
Bladder training for urinary incontinence in adults
Blastocyst versus cleavage stage embryo transfer in assisted conception
Blind stretching or telescopic cutting versus open surgery for urethral narrowing in men
Blinded versus unblinded assessments of risk of bias in studies included in a systematic review
Blonanserin versus risperidone for schizophrenia
Blood and urine tests for the diagnosis of acute pancreatitis (sudden inflammation of pancreas)
Blood biomarkers for the non-invasive diagnosis of endometriosis
Blood clotting analysers (TEG or ROTEM) versus any comparison to guide the use of blood products in adults or children with bleeding
Blood glucose target levels for critically ill adult patients
Blood pressure control for diabetic retinopathy
Blood pressure drugs for preventing stroke and cardiovascular diseases in patients with a stroke or transient ischaemic attack (TIA)
Blood pressure lowering effect of diuretics as second line therapy for primary hypertension in crossover trials
Blood pressure lowering efficacy of aliskiren
Blood pressure lowering efficacy of calcium channel blockers for primary hypertension
Blood pressure lowering efficacy of calcium-channel blockers as second-line therapy for primary hypertension
Blood pressure lowering efficacy of clonidine for primary hypertension
Blood pressure lowering efficacy of drugs inhibiting the renin-angiotensin system as second-line therapy for primary hypertension
Blood pressure medication for kidney transplant recipients
Blood pressure targets for hypertension in older adults
Blood pressure targets for hypertension in people with chronic renal disease
Blood pressure targets in people with cardiovascular disease
Blood pressure targets in people with diabetes
Blood substitutes for avoiding allogeneic blood transfusion
Blood tests for the diagnosis of pancreatic necrosis (pancreatic destruction due to inflammation of pancreas)
Blood tests in late pregnancy to identify small babies and those at risk of stillbirth
Blood thinners for pulmonary hypertension
Blood thinners for the initial treatment of blood clots in people with cancer
Blood thinners for the long-term treatment of blood clots in people with cancer
Blood thinners for the prevention of blood clots in children with central venous lines
Blood thinners for the prevention of blood clots in people with cancer undergoing surgery
Blood thinners to prevent blood clots in people with cancer and central venous catheters
Blood transfusion for anaemia in patients with advanced cancer
Blood transfusion for treating malarial anaemia
Blood transfusion policies for sickle cell disease in pregnancy
Blood transfusions for people with sickle cell disease before they undergo surgery
Blood transfusions for treating acute chest syndrome in people with sickle cell disease
Blood transfusions in patients with heart problems requiring surgery on their heart
Blood-clot promoting drugs for acute traumatic injury
Blue-light filtering spectacle lenses for visual performance, sleep, and macular health in adults
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Body position and apnoea in the preterm infant
Body position and intake of fluids for preventing headache after a lumbar puncture
Body warming of people undergoing surgery to avoid complications and increase comfort after surgery
Body weight management in overweight and obese breast cancer survivors
Bone grafts and bone substitutes for treating distal radial fractures in adults
Bone-modifying agents for the prevention of bone loss in women with early or locally advanced breast cancer: a systematic review and network meta-analysis
Boosted protease inhibitor (PI) monotherapy for treating HIV/AIDS
Booster dose for preventing hepatitis B infection
Both hormone replacement therapy and danazol stop the loss of bone density that occurs when women take gonadotrophin-releasing hormone analogues for endometriosis
Botulinum A toxin for focal hand dystonia
Botulinum toxin A injections to treat the spastic hip in cerebral palsy
Botulinum toxin for adult spasticity after stroke or non-progressive brain lesion
Botulinum toxin for drooling in Parkinson’s disease
Botulinum toxin for facial wrinkles

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