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What are the benefits and risks of using lasers to treat tooth hypersensitivity (short, sharp tooth pain)?
What are the benefits and risks of using virtual reality in a healthcare setting to distract children from pain?
What are the benefits and risks of wave-front excimer laser refractive surgery for common eye disorders?
What are the best materials to use for the first arch wire in a fixed brace?
What are the best strategies for removing drainage tubes (urinary catheters) from the urinary bladder after 14 days or less?
What are the best ways for recovering movement in the hand after surgery to repair flexor tendons (tendons in the hand that enable fingers to bend)?
What are the best ways of treating adults with a fractured (broken) shoulder?
What are the best ways to help people with depression go back to work?
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 physical therapy interventions before, during, and after childhood cancer treatment?
What are the main benefits and risks of drugs for reducing blood pressure in the treatment of people with thickening of the heart muscle caused by high blood pressure?
What are the most accurate rapid point-of-care tests for the detection of Chlamydia?
What are the most accurate tests for finding cancer of the mouth (oral cancer) and conditions that may lead to oral cancer?
What are the most accurate tests for screening for cancer of the mouth (oral cancer) and conditions that may lead to oral cancer?
What are the most effective interventions during pregnancy for preventing stillbirth?
What are the most effective interventions during pregnancy for preventing stillbirth?
What are the most effective therapies for people with membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis?
What are the most effective ways to encourage people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) to be more physically active?
What can individuals do to avoid the effects of air pollution?
What can individuals do, especially those with long-term breathing problems, to avoid the effects of air pollution?
What do we know about the impact of hospital nurse staffing on patients, staff and the costs of care?
What effects do washing and moisturising practices have on the skin health of older people in hospital and residential care settings?
What evidence is there that care bundles improve outcomes for patients with COVID-19 in the intensive care setting?
What factors influence a person's decision whether or not to take part in a randomised trial?
What factors influence implementation of doctor-nurse substitution strategies in primary care?
What factors influence parents’ and carers’ decisions on routine vaccinations for their children?
What factors influence parents’ views and practices around routine childhood vaccines?
What factors influence the delivery of care by skilled birth attendants in low- and middle-income countries?
What happens if haloperidol treatment is discontinued for people with schizophrenia
What improves trial recruitment?
What interventions improve adherence to treatment in patients with high blood pressure in ambulatory settings
What interventions improve the accuracy and continuity of medication lists as patients move between healthcare providers and settings?
What interventions improve the control of high blood pressure
What interventions promote physical activity in people living with neuromuscular disease?
What is an infodemic and how can we prevent it?: a Lifeology and Cochrane collaboration
What is an infodemic and how can we prevent it?: a Lifeology and Cochrane collaboration (OLD)
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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 for children with crowded teeth?
What is the best treatment for itch in people with chronic kidney disease?
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 ensure people with epilepsy take their medication as prescribed?
What is the best way to help people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease stop smoking?
What is the best way to place medicines directly into the eye to widen the pupil during cataract surgery?
What is the best way to support resilience and mental well-being in frontline healthcare professionals during and after a pandemic?
What is the best way to use nicotine replacement therapy to quit smoking?
What is the best way to use topical corticosteroids to treat people with eczema?
What is the best way to use topical corticosteroids to treat people with eczema?
What is the diagnostic accuracy of antibody tests for the detection of infection with the COVID-19 virus?
What is the diagnostic accuracy of computer-assisted diagnosis techniques for the detection of skin cancer in adults?
What is the diagnostic accuracy of laparoscopic staging following a CT scan for assessing whether pancreatic and periampullary cancer is resectable?
What is the diagnostic accuracy of optical coherence tomography (OCT), an imaging test, for the detection of skin cancer in adults?
What is the diagnostic accuracy of reflectance confocal microscopy for the detection of basal or squamous cell carcinoma of the skin in adults?
What is the diagnostic accuracy of teledermatology for the diagnosis of skin cancer in adults?
What is the diagnostic accuracy of the imaging test reflectance confocal microscopy (RCM) for the detection of melanoma in adults?
What is the difference between a Cochrane systematic review of interventions and a Cochrane diagnostic test accuracy review?
What is the effect of atorvastatin on testosterone and other hormone levels in men and women?
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 evidence for the benefit and harms of anticoagulants for heart failure?
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 treatment for atypical haemolytic uraemic syndrome?
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 medicines, taken by mouth or given as an injection, work best to treat severe allergic eye disease in children and young people under 16 years old?
What surgical procedure works best to slow the progression of keratoconus (an eye disease)?
What treatments can be used to prevent and treat alveolar osteitis (dry socket)?
What treatments work best for frostbite injuries?
What type of heart and blood vessel problems complicate COVID-19 infections, how common are they and what other medical conditions do these patients have?
What types of interventions benefit people experiencing homelessness to quit smoking?
What works best to preserve the jaw bone after tooth extraction?
What works for reducing sedentary behaviour in older adults living in the community?
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Wheelchairs for children under 12 with physical impairments
When and how to replicate systematic reviews
When and how to update systematic reviews
When healthcare consumers (patients, carers and family members) and healthcare providers work together as partners to plan, deliver and evaluate health services, what effects does this have?
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 should antibiotics be given to prevent infectious complications after cesarean birth?
When trying to have a baby through assisted conception, is it better to transfer the embryo to the womb on day 3 or day 5?
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 antibiotic are useful to treat newborns with congenital syphilis?
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 approaches help people with COPD to maintain taking medication as prescribed?
Which are the best treatments for hip fractures in older adults?
Which are the best treatments for hip fractures in older adults?
Which combination of inhaled medications are safe and effective for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
Which combinations of medicines are best for the prevention and treatment of anaemia in people with cancer?
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 combinations are best for prevention of nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy in adults with cancer?
Which drug is best for reducing excessive blood loss after birth?
Which drug is best for treating excessive bleeding after childbirth?
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 faecal blood test is more accurate in detecting bowel cancer and large polyps in population screening?
Which faecal blood test is more accurate in detecting bowel cancer and large polyps in population screening?
Which inhaled corticosteroid and inhalation device has least impact on growth in children with asthma?
Which interventions are effective and safe for preventing distal intestinal obstruction syndrome (DIOS) in cystic fibrosis?
Which is the best treatment for heavy menstrual bleeding?
Which is the best treatment for heavy menstrual bleeding?
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 long-acting inhalers are the most effective and safest for people with advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)?
Which management option is best when women experience an early miscarriage?
Which medicines are most effective for women trying to get pregnant by ‘intrauterine insemination’ (where sperm is placed directly in the womb)?
Which medicines work best to prevent people from being sick (vomiting) after an operation?
Which medicines, taken by mouth or injected, work best to treat a skin condition called plaque psoriasis?
Which method of determining MGMT promoter methylation best predicts survival in people with glioblastoma treated with temozolomide?
Which method of distal pancreatic surgery is safer and more effective: stapler or hand-sewn closure?
Which oral or injected medicines work best to treat moderate to severe eczema?
Which procedures are best for treating varicose veins in the leg?
Which route of short-term bladder drainage is best for adults in hospital?
Which school-based measures designed to contain the COVID-19 pandemic have been evaluated to date, and how were they evaluated?
Which talking therapies work for people who use drugs and also have alcohol problems?
Which therapies are the most effective to prevent the progression of autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease?
Which treatments are best for symptoms in COVID-19 patients at the end of life?
Which treatments are effective for the treatment of complex regional pain syndrome in adults?
Which treatments that affect the whole body work best to treat severe skin reactions (Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis)?
Which treatments work best for advanced stomach cancer that has not responded to standard chemotherapy?
Which types of blood-thinning drugs (anticoagulants) are best to prevent blood clots in people soon after stroke?
Which types of medicines work best when injected into the hand to treat a painful swollen finger (trigger finger)?
While AZT slows down the progression of HIV disease in the short-term, the improvement does not last and it does not increase survival
While guarding against misinformation on social media, mechanisms are not protecting trusted information
White blood cells reduction in packed red blood cell transfusions for preventing adverse reactions
WHO cognitive decline and dementia guideline cites three Cochrane Reviews
WHO EURO staff training in collaboration with Cochrane
WHO postnatal care guideline supported by 13 Cochrane Reviews
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 consumer involvement in Cochrane research is so important
Why is improving dementia diagnosis important?
Why publish a systematic review in Cochrane?
Wiley Science Talks with Cochrane: Understanding Health Evidence - A COVID-19 Case Study
Winner of Thomas C Chalmers Award 2019 for Best Oral Presentation - Dena Zeraatkar
Winner of Thomas C Chalmers Award 2019 for Best Poster Presentation - Rui Wang
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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 risk-reducing 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 begins to establish a new Cochrane Network across China
Work begins to establish a new Cochrane Network across the US
Work changes to prevent and decrease stress in teachers
Work-break schedules for preventing musculoskeletal symptoms and disorders in healthy workers
Working together to beat COVID-19: Cochrane’s consumer rapid response group
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 (methods) for reducing time spent sitting at work
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 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 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
Xiao Chai Hu Tang, a Chinese herbal medicine formula, for chronic hepatitis B
Xiongshao capsule preventing restenosis after percutaneous coronary intervention in patients with coronary heart disease
Xpert MTB/XDR, a rapid test for resistance to tuberculosis drugs
Xpert tests for active tuberculosis in children
Xpert Ultra compared to Xpert MTB/RIF for diagnosing pulmonary tuberculosis and rifampicin resistance in adults
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
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 osteoarthritis of the hip or knee
Yoga for schizophrenia
Yoga for secondary prevention of coronary heart disease
Yoga for stroke rehabilitation
Yoga for 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-90 microsphere radioembolisation for unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma
Zaleplon for insomnia

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