Endometriosis: tackling pain and subfertility

If you’re a woman living with endometriosis, the chances are you’ll be coping with chronic pain, and you may be facing fertility problems too. Here we look at a new overview of Cochrane systematic reviews, which brings together the best available evidence on treatments for these two devastating aspects of endometriosis. Continue reading

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Chronic pain: can treatment over the Internet help?

Key message: The Internet offers a means of delivering therapies to people in their homes to help them manage chronic pain and a new Cochrane review has explored the evidence on how well these work. Current evidence suggests that psychological treatments delivered in this way may help adults with non-headache pain, reducing pain, disability, depression and anxiety, but more research is needed before we can be confident about these results. Continue reading

Can a ketogenic diet reduce seizures in people with epilepsy?

It’s National Doodle Day, when people get doodling to support the work of UK charity Epilepsy Action. So we thought we’d bring you some Cochrane evidence on whether a ketogenic diet can help people with epilepsy, in doodle form! Continue reading