Gum health in people with diabetes: impact on blood sugar levels
In a blog for people with diabetes, dentists and researchers Josh Twigg and Ambrina Qureshi explain the link between gum health and blood sugar levels and what the latest evidence shows about the impact of treating gum disease (periodontitis) on blood sugar levels.
Recognising and managing frailty in older adults
In this blog for healthcare professionals wanting to know more about frailty and how best to care for older adults, Dr James Garrard, Registrar in Geriatric Medicine, looks at the importance of recognising frailty and the latest evidence on Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment.
How to stop smoking: a look at the Cochrane evidence
In this blog for people wanting to stop smoking, Robert Walton, a very general practitioner, looks at Cochrane evidence to help you start your new smoke-free life.
Make a recommendation for a speaker at the 2023 Cochrane Colloquium
Cochrane UK is delighted to be hosting the Cochrane conference, known as a Colloquium, at the Queen Elizabeth II (QEII) Centre in London from 4th to 6th September 2023. The Colloquium brings together Cochrane researchers, clinical professionals, early career professionals, patients and carers, policymakers, and anyone interested in evidence synthesis and evidence-based health care.
Making health decisions: things that can help
In a blog for anyone making health decisions, big or small, Sarah Chapman looks at some key things that can help you make a choice that feels right for you and reduce the risk that you’ll regret your choices later on. Included here are links to good resources and to some of our blogs in which people have discussed their health decisions and shared things that helped them.
Probiotics to prevent colds and flu: what’s the evidence?
In this blog for people looking to reduce their chances of catching colds and flu this winter Robert Walton, a very general practitioner, looks at Cochrane evidence on probiotics, an increasingly popular and natural way of trying to reduce the risk of upper respiratory infections such as colds, flu and infections of the throat, nose and sinuses.
Running shoes and lower limb running injuries in adults
In a blog for people who run for exercise, Dr Rebecca Gould, Cochrane UK Fellow and Sport and Exercise Medicine Registrar, looks at the evidence on the role of running shoes for preventing lower limb running injuries and explores some of the considerations needed when applying the evidence from research studies to real life.
Announcing London 2023: Forward together for trusted evidence
Cochrane London 2023: Forward together for trusted evidence4-6 September 2023Central London, UK
Venous leg ulcers: evidence review
An evidence round-up, for nurses, on venous leg ulcers.