Featured Reviews and Press Releases
 

Featured Reviews and Press Releases

  • Press ReleaseEmbargoed: 00.01 BST: Thursday, 11 June 2015Press contact:Evelyn Martinez Senior Publicist, WileyT +1 201 748 6358+1 201 748 6358, E sciencenewsroom@wiley.comJo AnthonySenior Media and Communications Officer, Cochrane M +44(0) 7582 726 634+44(0) 7582 726 634 E janthony@cochrane.org or pressoffice@cochrane.orgIs “eating for two” a good...
    10 June 2015
  • Can pharmacological and mental health interventions reduce drug use and criminal activity among drug-using offenders?Offenders with co-occurring mental health or drug-use problems demonstrate significant subsequent health problems and make rehabilitation particularly challenging. The link between drug use, health, social and criminological...
    2 June 2015
  • Encouraging evidence indicates that programmes can improve quality of life, severity of asthma, and lung function.Asthma is a chronic airway disease affecting about 300 million people worldwide. People with asthma have many symptoms, such as wheezing, coughing, and shortness of breath. The aim of a chronic disease management programme for asthma...
    31 May 2015
  •  31 May is World No Tobacco Day - read the latest Cochrane evidence indicating that incentive programmes may help smokers to quit for six months or more Financial and material incentives are widely used to encourage smokers to try to quit, and to reward them if they succeed. Examples of incentives include lottery tickets or prize draws, cash...
    24 May 2015
  • Evidence indicates what minimally invasive tests should not be used to determine dehydration in older people. Water-loss dehydration results from drinking too little fluid. It is common in older people, among whom it is associated with increased risk of many health problems. It is important to identify dehydration early before health and wellbeing...
    7 May 2015
  •  Flu shots have small beneficial effect in reducing middle ear infections for infants and children.Middle ear infection or inflammation are broad terms to refer to acute otitis media. It is one of the most common infectious diseases in infants and preschool children, with 86% having an episode by the time they turn one year old. Symptoms of an ear...
    22 April 2015
  •    Press release Embargoed: 00.01 BST: Thursday, 16 April 2015Press contact:  Evelyn Martinez Senior Publicist, WileyT +1 201 748 6358, E sciencenewsroom@wiley.comJo AnthonySenior Media and Communications Officer, Cochrane M +44(0) 7582 726 634 E janthony@cochrane.org or pressoffice@cochrane.orgChildren who are taught about preventing sexual abuse...
    16 April 2015
  • Good implementation key in feeding programmes for young children in low- and middle-income countries.Receiving the proper nutrients is particularly important in the period between birth and three years, when children are experiencing rapid growth. Although it is sometimes difficult to disentangle the effects of deprivations that children living in...
    31 March 2015
  • Press releaseEmbargoed: 00.01 GMT: Thursday, March 26, 2015Evelyn Martinez Senior Publicist, WileyT +1 201 748 6358 E sciencenewsroom@wiley.comJo AnthonySenior Media and Communications Officer, Cochrane M +44(0) 7582 726 634 E janthony@cochrane.org or pressoffice@cochrane.orgNew research out today concludes that there is limited evidence to show...
    26 March 2015
  • A common consequence of abdominal surgery is that the patient’s digestive system stops working for a few days. This is called ileus and it can be both painful and uncomfortable for the patient.  Ileus can lead to nausea, vomiting, and abdominal discomfort and is associated with complications, reduced patient satisfaction, and increased length of...
    13 March 2015

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