Our latest research and evaluations is published regularly in:
- 5 October 2020
Draft - Can vitamin C help type 2 diabetes?
Could vitamin C help people with type 2 diabetes. A small study suggests it might, but there's more to the story. Find out more.
- 6 February 2019
Are lavender oil capsules effective for anxiety?
Lavender oil capsules (Seremind) are being marketed as an anti-anxiety medicine. What does the evidence show about the effectiveness of this complementary medicine?
- 4 February 2019
Anxiety as a disorder – overlooked and undertreated
Only one quarter of people with anxiety seek professional help, and this usually takes 8 years
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- 4 February 2019
Psychological treatment for anxiety disorders – the elements for individualising treatment
Anxiety disorders are common and disabling but there are many psychological treatments. Read more about these treatments for anxiety disorders, and the evidence supporting them.
- 21 December 2018
Gaming for chronic low back pain management
People with chronic non-specific low back pain are encouraged to exercise. But can gaming-based exercise (‘exergaming’) be considered exercise for chronic low back pain? Find out about some recent studies.
- 11 December 2018
Basic education just as good as intensive education for low back pain
Education should be provided for all patients with acute non-specific low back pain. A recent Australian study investigated ‘How much education?’ The evidence shows that more is not better. Find out more about the study.
- 7 November 2018
GP survey results: COPD medicines and inhalers
Has management of COPD in general practice changed?
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