Podcast: Xylitol-containing products for preventing dental caries in children and adults

Cochrane Reviews cover a wide range of treatments across health and social care, and also look at ways to prevent health problems, sometimes with interventions that we might not think of as medicines or medical. In March 2015, the Cochrane Oral Health Group published one such review, looking at whether the use of the sweetener, xylitol, might prevent tooth decay. Philip Riley and Deborah Moore, from the Group based in Manchester in the UK, tell us more.