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  • Podcast: Psychosocial support for informal caregivers of people living with cancer
    The rising incidence of cancer and successes in its treatment mean that an ever increasing number of people are living with cancer. This is leading to the involvement of more and more informal caregivers in their care. In a new Cochrane Review from June 2019, Charlene Treanor from the Centre for Public Health in Queen’s University Belfast in...
    26 ஜூலை 2019
  • Author interview on the evidence for screening for malignant melanoma
     The Cochrane Review 'Screening for reducing morbidity and mortality in malignant melanoma' has been recently updated.  We talked to Cochrane  author  Karsten Juhl Jørgensen to learn what the latest evidence says and why it is important. Can you tell us about this Cochrane Review?We reviewed the evidence for the benefits and harms of screening for...
    19 ஜூலை 2019
  • Featured Review: Electric fans during heatwaves
    The Cochrane Review 'Electric fans for reducing adverse health impacts in heatwaves' is being turned to for advice on dealing with recent heatwaves. We talked to lead author, Mike Clarke, to learn if the evidence says that the use of electric fans contribute to or impede heat loss during a heatwave.Why is this Cochrane Review so important? Isn’t...
    18 ஜூலை 2019
  • Featured Review
    Evidence published in the Cochrane Library provides strong evidence that financial incentives helped people to stop smoking and stay stopped long term.The team investigated whether rewards such as cash payments, vouchers, or the return of money deposited by those taking part, worked. The review summarizes the results from 33 randomised controlled...
    17 ஜூலை 2019
  • Podcast: Constraint-induced movement therapy in the treatment of the upper limb in children with unilateral cerebral palsy
    Cerebral palsy is the most common form of childhood disability, and there are several Cochrane Reviews of therapies that might help the children and their families. These include a review on constraint-induced movement therapy, which was updated in April 2019. We asked lead author Brian Hoare from Monash Children’s Hospital in Australia to tell us...
    15 ஜூலை 2019
  • Should we be using dental floss or interdental brushes to help get to the plaque between the teeth?
    Many people use toothbrushes to remove the plaque that builds up on the surface of teeth, but what about getting to the plaque between the teeth? Should we be using dental floss or interdental brushes to help? The relevant Cochrane Review was published in April 2019 and we asked the lead author, Helen Worthington from Cochrane Oral Health at the...
    3 ஜூலை 2019
  • Podcast: Antioxidants for male subfertility
    As well as strategies that are focused mainly on the woman, interventions to help couples to become pregnant include some to directly help men who are subfertile and those targeting men where the couple has unexplained subfertility. One of the Cochrane Reviews with this focus on men looks at giving them oral supplementation with antioxidants, and...
    26 ஜூன் 2019
  • Nutritional interventions for preventing stunting in children (birth to 59 months) living in urban slums in low‐ and middle‐income countries (LMIC)
    UN‐Habitat estimates that there are at least one billion people living in urban slums, that is, places in cities without adequate access to health care, clean water, and sanitation. One consequence of an inadequate diet is growth stunting, that is, very short stature for age. Stunting is associated with greater susceptibility to infection,...
    20 ஜூன் 2019
  • Podcast: Improving the implementation of school-based policies and practices to improve student health
    Alongside learning about mathematics, history, languages and many other things, schools are a recommended setting for interventions to improve health. However, it can be difficult to implement these interventions and, in November 2017, Luke Wolfenden of the University of Newcastle in Callaghan, Australia and colleagues published their new Cochrane...
    12 ஜூன் 2019
  • New Cochrane Review assesses evidence on different ways to reduce consumption of sugary drinks
    New Cochrane Review assesses evidence on different ways to reduce consumption of sugary drinksConsumption of sugary drinks is considered to be a key driver behind the global obesity epidemic, and is linked with tooth decay, diabetes and heart disease. Many public health bodies including the World Health Organization (WHO) have called upon...
    12 ஜூன் 2019

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