精選文獻回顧及新聞稿
 

精選文獻回顧及新聞稿

  • New Cochrane Review evaluates the efficacy of pharmacological treatments for fatigue in palliative care
    Is there a drug to improve tiredness, weakness, and lack of energy in advanced diseases?In healthy individuals, fatigue is a protective response to physical or mental stress, often relieved by rest. By contrast, in palliative care patients' fatigue can be severely debilitating and is often not counteracted with rest, thereby impacting daily...
    13 七月 2015
  • Embargoed: 00.01 BST, Wednesday 1 July 2015Press contact: Jo AnthonyM+44(0) 7582 726 634+44(0) 7582 726 634E janthony@cochrane.org or pressoffice@cochrane.orgA new Cochrane systematic review published today of surgery for stress urinary incontinence makes an important contribution to an ongoing debate and will help women to make more informed...
    30 六月 2015
  • Which treatments are effective for rosacea?Rosacea is a common chronic skin condition affecting the face, characterized by flushing, redness, pimples, and dilated blood vessels. Inflammation of the eyes and thickening of the skin, especially of the nose, can occur in some people. Although the cause of rosacea remains unclear, a wide variety of...
    15 六月 2015
  • Evidence shows that gels, creams, and sprays are effective in providing pain relief and identifies which one works best.Acute musculoskeletal pain describes conditions like a sprained ankle or a muscle pull. These usually get better over two or three weeks without treatment, but can be very painful while they last. Topical non-steroidal anti-...
    15 六月 2015
  • 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 六月 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 六月 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 四月 2015