Podcasts from the Cochrane Library

Podcasts from the Cochrane Library

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Plasma from people who have recovered from COVID-19 to treat individuals with COVID-19
May 14 • 3 min
Does cleaning hands with ash stop or reduce the spread of viral and bacterial infections compared with soap or other materials?
Apr 28 • 4 min
Fluoxetine for overweight or obese adults
Apr 28 • 4 min
Factors that influence whether healthcare workers follow infection prevention and control guidelines for respiratory infectious diseases
Apr 21 • 5 min
Protective clothes and equipment for healthcare workers to prevent them catching coronavirus and other highly infectious diseases
Apr 15 • 6 min
How effective is quarantine alone or combined with other public health measures to control coronavirus (COVID-2019)?
Apr 8 • 4 min
Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors for stroke recovery
Feb 18 • 3 min
Is vitamin D supplementation beneficial or harmful for women during pregnancy?
Feb 13 • 4 min
Pharmacies might be able to support people with their depression medicines
Jan 15 • 3 min
Regular treatment with formoterol and inhaled steroids for chronic asthma: serious adverse events
Jan 15 • 4 min
Flexibility exercise training for adults with fibromyalgia
Jan 15 • 4 min
Can people stop smoking by cutting down the amount they smoke first?
Dec 4, 2019 • 3 min
A review of which advocacy interventions work to help abused women, and under what circumstances, and which women are likely to benefit
Nov 27, 2019 • 6 min
Lifestyle changes for treating psoriasis
Nov 25, 2019 • 3 min
What is the best way to use nicotine replacement therapy to quit smoking?
Oct 17, 2019 • 3 min
Can rewards help smokers to quit in the long term?
Oct 16, 2019 • 4 min
Xpert MTB/RIF and Xpert Ultra for diagnosing pulmonary tuberculosis and rifampicin resistance in adults
Oct 10, 2019 • 5 min
Does motivational interviewing help people to quit smoking?
Oct 9, 2019 • 3 min
Screening for malignant melanoma (a type of skin cancer)
Oct 8, 2019 • 4 min
Effects of nutritional interventions to increase nutritional status in children living in urban slums in low- and middle-income countries
Sep 19, 2019 • 3 min
Pharmacotherapy for hypertension in adults 60 years or older
Sep 12, 2019 • 4 min
Effects of starting antiretroviral therapy within one week of diagnosis on people living with HIV
Sep 12, 2019 • 3 min
Assisted reproductive technology: an overview of Cochrane Reviews
Aug 1, 2019 • 3 min
Use of computer or robotic technology to assist surgeons in performing gynaecological surgery
Aug 1, 2019 • 4 min
Support during pregnancy for women at increased risk of low birthweight babies
Jul 31, 2019 • 3 min
Psychosocial support for informal caregivers of people living with cancer
Jul 9, 2019 • 4 min
Constraint-induced movement therapy in the treatment of the upper limb in children with unilateral cerebral palsy
Jul 8, 2019 • 4 min
Home use of devices for cleaning between the teeth (in addition to toothbrushing) to prevent and control gum diseases and tooth decay
Jun 28, 2019 • 5 min
Antioxidants for male subfertility
Jun 24, 2019 • 5 min
Improving the implementation of school-based policies and practices to improve student health
Jun 11, 2019 • 3 min
Vaccines for preventing rotavirus diarrhoea: vaccines in use
May 31, 2019 • 4 min
Immunosuppressive treatment for people with proliferative lupus nephritis
May 28, 2019 • 6 min
Interventions for improving outcomes in pregnancies that follow stillbirth
May 21, 2019 • 5 min
Nasal saline for allergic rhinitis
May 2, 2019 • 3 min
Light therapy for prevention of winter depression
Apr 24, 2019 • 4 min
Which talking therapies work for people who use drugs and also have alcohol problems?
Mar 21, 2019 • 4 min
Routine scale and polish for periodontal health in adults
Mar 15, 2019 • 4 min
Colloids or crystalloids for fluid replacement in critically ill people
Feb 26, 2019 • 4 min
Sedation of children undergoing dental treatment
Feb 26, 2019 • 3 min
Laparoscopy versus laparotomy for the management of presumed early stage endometrial cancer
Feb 19, 2019 • 3 min
Improving the implementation of health-promoting policies and practices in workplaces
Feb 11, 2019 • 3 min
C-reactive protein for diagnosing infection in newborn infants
Feb 7, 2019 • 4 min
Interventions for treating wrist fractures (broken wrists) in children
Feb 6, 2019 • 4 min
Cannabis products for adults with chronic neuropathic pain
Feb 6, 2019 • 3 min
Intramuscular and intravenous opioid pain relieving drugs in labour
Jan 9, 2019 • 4 min
Cerebrolysin for acute ischaemic stroke
Jan 9, 2019 • 5 min
Lamotrigine versus carbamazepine monotherapy (single medication treatment) for epilepsy
Dec 13, 2018 • 4 min
Electromechanical-assisted training for improving arm function and disability after stroke
Nov 29, 2018 • 3 min
Omega-3 fatty acid addition during pregnancy
Nov 23, 2018 • 3 min
A review of activities to help healthcare professionals share decisions about care with their patients
Nov 21, 2018 • 4 min
Talking therapy for the management of mental health in low- and middle-income countries affected by mass human tragedy
Nov 19, 2018 • 4 min
How accurate are diagnostic tools for autism spectrum disorder in preschool children?
Nov 13, 2018 • 4 min
Bedside examination tests to detect beforehand adults who are likely to be difficult to intubate
Nov 13, 2018 • 4 min
Xpert® MTB/RIF test for diagnosing extrapulmonary tuberculosis and rifampicin resistance
Oct 26, 2018 • 5 min
Influenza vaccine for preventing acute otitis media (middle ear infection)
Sep 28, 2018 • 4 min
Dressings and topical agents (gels, ointments and creams) for treating venous leg ulcers
Aug 23, 2018 • 3 min
CFTR correctors, a therapy for cystic fibrosis targeted at specific mutations
Aug 8, 2018 • 4 min
Diet, physical activity or both for prevention or delay of type 2 diabetes mellitus and its associated complications in people at increased risk
Jul 9, 2018 • 4 min
Effectiveness of brief alcohol interventions in primary care populations
Jul 6, 2018 • 3 min
The use of video devices in assisting the placement of breathing tube in babies
Jun 28, 2018 • 4 min
Aromatase inhibitors for subfertility treatment in women with polycystic ovary syndrome
Jun 15, 2018 • 5 min
Mid-urethral sling operations for stress urinary incontinence in women
Jun 4, 2018 • 3 min
Antioxidants for preventing and reducing muscle soreness after exercise
Jun 4, 2018 • 3 min
Reminiscence therapy for dementia
Jun 4, 2018 • 4 min
Aromatherapy for treating postoperative nausea and vomiting
May 25, 2018 • 3 min
Selenium for preventing cancer
May 25, 2018 • 3 min
Stimulating the brain without surgery in the management of chronic pain in adults
May 25, 2018 • 4 min
Closed-system drug-transfer devices for reducing exposure to infusional hazardous medicines in healthcare staff
May 11, 2018 • 3 min
How effective are pelvic floor muscle exercises undertaken during pregnancy or after birth for preventing or treating incontinence?
May 11, 2018 • 4 min
Serotonin and noradrenaline reuptake inhibitors for fibromyalgia
Apr 30, 2018 • 3 min
Cognitive-behavioural therapy for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adults
Apr 10, 2018 • 4 min
Accuracy of different non-invasive methods for identifying Helicobacter pylori
Apr 9, 2018 • 3 min
Interventions to increase attendance for diabetic retinopathy screening
Apr 9, 2018 • 3 min
Niacin for people with or without established cardiovascular disease
Mar 20, 2018 • 4 min
Are there any smoking cessation programmes that can help adolescents to stop smoking?
Mar 14, 2018 • 3 min
Does personalised advice via computer or mobile devices reduce heavy drinking?
Mar 8, 2018 • 4 min
Side effects of opioid drugs when used to treat chronic non-cancer pain in the medium- or long-term
Mar 1, 2018 • 3 min
Strategies to help doctors change the way they prescribe antibiotics for patients with acute respiratory infections
Mar 1, 2018 • 3 min
Antibiotics for acute bronchitis
Feb 26, 2018 • 2 min
Services for reducing duration of hospital care in people with acute stroke
Feb 26, 2018 • 4 min
Drugs for preventing dry mouth and problems with saliva after radiotherapy
Feb 22, 2018 • 4 min
Aerobic exercise for adults with fibromyalgia
Feb 9, 2018 • 4 min
Methods to improve healthcare worker hand hygiene to decrease infection in patient care
Feb 9, 2018 • 4 min
Homocysteine-lowering interventions (B-complex vitamin therapy) for preventing cardiovascular events
Feb 9, 2018 • 3 min
What factors influence the delivery of care by skilled birth attendants in low- and middle-income countries?
Feb 6, 2018 • 4 min
The autogenic drainage breathing technique for helping people with cystic fibrosis to clear mucus from their airways
Jan 26, 2018 • 3 min
Calcineurin inhibitor withdrawal or tapering for kidney transplant recipients
Dec 14, 2017 • 4 min
Task-oriented intervention for children with developmental co-ordination disorder
Dec 13, 2017 • 4 min
Treatments for molluscum contagiosum, a common viral skin infection in children
Nov 17, 2017 • 3 min
Unconditional cash transfers for reducing poverty: effect on health services use and health outcomes in low- and middle-income countries
Nov 15, 2017 • 3 min
Interventions for prevention of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome in in vitro fertilisation cycles: an overview of Cochrane reviews
Nov 9, 2017 • 3 min
The accuracy of rapid diagnostic tests for detecting typhoid and paratyphoid (enteric) fever
Oct 23, 2017 • 4 min
Psychological therapies for preventing post-traumatic stress disorder in children and adolescents
Oct 18, 2017 • 4 min
Antioxidant vitamin and mineral supplements to slow down the progression of age-related macular degeneration (AMD)
Oct 11, 2017 • 3 min
Antioxidant vitamin and mineral supplements to prevent the development of age-related macular degeneration (AMD)
Oct 11, 2017 • 3 min
Different ways of giving antibiotics to eradicate Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection in people with cystic fibrosis
Oct 6, 2017 • 5 min
Vitamins and minerals for subfertility in women
Sep 28, 2017 • 4 min
The effect of automatically generated reminders delivered to providers on paper on quality of care and patient outcomes
Sep 28, 2017 • 2 min
Early palliative care for adults with advanced cancer
Sep 14, 2017 • 3 min
Treatment for hypertension in adults aged 18 to 59 years
Sep 14, 2017 • 3 min