Electric fans are seen as a cheap way to help people cope with the several days of high temperatures that make up a heat wave, researchers for the Cochrane review
Another 2018 Cochrane review
examined two small studies exploring the use of cannabis in ulcerative colitis and reported similar findings, declaring that "the effects of cannabis and cannabidiol on UC are uncertain" (Cochrane Database Syst Rev.
Ten years ago, a Cochrane review
concluded that there wasn't enough evidence to judge its effectiveness in anxiety disorders, but a recent randomised controlled trial shows that TM may be helpful for people with post-traumatic stress disorder.
Apparently, this very public criticism of a Cochrane review
, along with previous altercations with the Cochrane CEO, led to the vote for expulsion.
A new Cochrane Review
has found that increasing the intake of omega-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPUFA) during pregnancy reduces the risk of premature births.
Module 8 explains how to prepare the summary of findings table and the abstract of a Cochrane review
. Finally, Module 9 discusses how to present systematic review findings to stakeholders for implementation into practice.
where three HPV vaccines are available, a Cochrane review
(fromthe Nordic Cochrane Centre in Copenhagen) that gave the all-clear to the three vaccines has been criticized for not include all relevant trials in its review, according to an August 9, 2018 article in the BMJ (formerly the British Medical Journal).
Evidence in a recent Cochrane review
on migraine prophylaxis suggests that acupuncture provides additional benefit to acute migraine attack treatment or routine treatment.
The team also systematically reviewed all 31 trials included in the 2014 Cochrane review
and performed a meta-analysis of the data.
A Cochrane Review
investigated the effectiveness and safety of administering fluoride supplementation with tablets, drops, lozenges or chewing gum to pregnant women for preventing tooth decay in the baby teeth of their children.
The authors thank Professor Tammy Hoffmann (Centre for Research in Evidence-Based Practice, Bond University) for provision of the initial Cochrane review
The results are shown in Table 4, together with comparable pooled analyses from all six CSRs in order to make comparisons with results of the Cochrane review