Top 50 Summaries

  1. Statins for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease
  2. Exercise for depression
  3. Intrapartum antibiotics for known maternal Group B streptococcal colonization
  4. Echinacea for preventing and treating the common cold
  5. General health checks for reducing illness and mortality
  6. Cranberries for preventing urinary tract infections
  7. Vitamin C for preventing and treating the common cold
  8. Vaccines to prevent influenza in healthy adults
  9. Clot-dissolving drugs for treating ischaemic stroke in the early stages Updated
  10. Benefits of antihypertensive drugs for mild hypertension are unclear
  11. Are oral antibiotics as effective as a combination of injected and oral antibiotics for kidney infections in children? Updated
  12. Physician anaesthetists versus nurse anaesthetists for surgical patients New
  13. Glucosamine for osteoarthritis
  14. Screening for breast cancer with mammography
  15. Interventions for preventing falls in older people living in the community
  16. Midwife-led continuity models versus other models of care for childbearing women
  17. Powered/electric toothbrushes compared to manual toothbrushes for maintaining oral health
  18. Antioxidant supplements for prevention of mortality in healthy participants and patients with various diseases
  19. Vitamin D supplementation for prevention of cancer in adults 
  20. Comparing continuous electronic fetal monitoring in labour (cardiotocography, CTG) with intermittent listening (intermittent auscultation, IA)
  21. The effect of financial incentives on the quality of health care provided by primary care physicians
  22. Continuous support for women during childbirth
  23. Angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors versus angiotensin receptor blockers for primary hypertension New
  24. Speech and language therapy interventions for children with primary speech and language delay or disorder
  25. Surgical techniques for the removal of mandibular wisdom teeth New
  26. Interventions for preventing obesity in children
  27. The use of probiotics to prevent C. difficile diarrhea associated with antibiotic use
  28. Do inhaled corticosteroids reduce growth in children with persistent asthma?
  29. Kangaroo mother care to reduce morbidity and mortality in low birthweight infants
  30. The effectiveness of community interventions to promote condom use in the prevention of HIV and sexually transmitted infections New
  31. Drugs for treating people with sleepiness during shift work and sleep problems after shift work New
  32. Gabapentin for chronic neuropathic pain and fibromyalgia in adults
  33. Early skin-to-skin contact for mothers and their healthy newborn infants
  34. Zinc for the common cold
  35. Using the combined vaccine for protection of children against measles, mumps and rubella
  36. Interventions to increase influenza (flu) vaccination uptake for people aged 60 and older Updated
  37. Treatments applied to the skin for fungal infections of the groin and body New
  38. Interventions for enhancing adherence to prescribed medications
  39. Decision aids to help people who are facing health treatment or screening decisions
  40. Episiotomy for vaginal birth
  41. Membrane sweeping for induction of labour
  42. Triclosan/copolymer containing toothpastes for oral health
  43. St. John's wort for treating depression.
  44. Effect of timing of umbilical cord clamping of term infants on mother and baby outcomes
  45. Routine ultrasound in late pregnancy (after 24 weeks' gestation)
  46. Some physiotherapy interventions are effective for shoulder pain in some cases.
  47. Two different laparoscopic techniques for repairing a hernia in the groin
  48. Still waiting for evidence about whether cranberries are a useful treatment for urinary tract infections
  49. A comparison of multifocal and monofocal intraocular lens implants used in cataract surgery
  50. Vitamin D supplementation for prevention of mortality in adults