Cochrane Reviews and Protocols related to Complementary Medicine

Complementary medicine-related reviews in Issue 6 2018 of the Cochrane Library

1. Acanthopanax for acute ischaemic stroke
2. Acetyl-l-carnitine for dementia
3. Acupuncture and assisted reproductive technology
4. Acupuncture and dry-needling for low back pain
5. Acupuncture and electroacupuncture for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis
6. Acupuncture and related interventions for smoking cessation
7. Acupuncture and related interventions for symptoms of chronic kidney disease
8. Acupuncture for acute hordeolum
9. Acupuncture for acute management and rehabilitation of traumatic brain injury
10. Acupuncture for acute stroke
11. Acupuncture for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children and adolescents
12. Acupuncture for autism spectrum disorders (ASD)
13. Acupuncture for Bell's palsy
14. Acupuncture for cancer pain in adults
15. Acupuncture for chronic asthma
16. Acupuncture for depression
17. Acupuncture for dysmenorrhoea
18. Acupuncture for dysphagia in acute stroke
19. Acupuncture for epilepsy
20. Acupuncture for functional dyspepsia
21. Acupuncture for glaucoma
22. Acupuncture for hip osteoarthritis
23. Acupuncture for hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy in neonates
24. Acupuncture for insomnia
25. Acupuncture for lateral elbow pain
26. Acupuncture for menopausal hot flushes
27. Acupuncture for mumps in children
28. Acupuncture for neuropathic pain in adults
29. Acupuncture for pain in endometriosis
30. Acupuncture for polycystic ovarian syndrome
31. Acupuncture for renal colic
32. Acupuncture for restless legs syndrome
33. Acupuncture for schizophrenia
34. Acupuncture for shoulder pain
35. Acupuncture for slowing the progression of myopia in children and adolescents
36. Acupuncture for stress urinary incontinence in adults
37. Acupuncture for stroke rehabilitation
38. Acupuncture for the prevention of episodic migraine
39. Acupuncture for treating acute ankle sprains in adults
40. Acupuncture for treating fibromyalgia
41. Acupuncture for treatment of irritable bowel syndrome
42. Acupuncture for uterine fibroids
43. Acupuncture for vascular dementia
44. Acupuncture or acupressure for induction of labour
45. Acupuncture or acupressure for pain management in labour
46. Alexander technique for chronic asthma
47. Aloe vera for prevention and treatment of infusion phlebitis
48. Aloe vera for treating acute and chronic wounds
49. Alpha lipoic acid for dementia
50. Altered dietary salt for preventing pre-eclampsia, and its complications
51. Altered dietary salt intake for people with chronic kidney disease
52. Altered dietary salt intake for preventing and treating diabetic kidney disease
53. Alternating current cranial electrotherapy stimulation (CES) for depression
54. Antenatal and intrapartum interventions for preventing cerebral palsy: an overview of Cochrane systematic reviews
55. Antenatal breast milk expression by women with diabetes for improving infant outcomes
56. Anti-spasticity agents for multiple sclerosis
57. Antiemetic medication for prevention and treatment of chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting in childhood
58. Antioxidant supplementation for lung disease in cystic fibrosis
59. Antioxidant supplements for liver diseases
60. Antioxidant supplements for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and/or steatohepatitis
61. Antioxidant supplements for preventing gastrointestinal cancers
62. Antioxidant supplements for prevention of mortality in healthy participants and patients with various diseases
63. Antioxidant treatment for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or motor neuron disease
64. Antioxidant treatments for schizophrenia
65. Antioxidant vitamin and mineral supplements for preventing age-related macular degeneration
66. Antioxidant vitamin and mineral supplements for slowing the progression of age-related macular degeneration
67. Antioxidant vitamin supplementation for preventing and slowing the progression of age-related cataract
68. Antioxidants for chronic kidney disease
69. Antioxidants for female subfertility
70. Antioxidants for male subfertility
71. Antioxidants for pain in chronic pancreatitis
72. Antioxidants for preventing and reducing muscle soreness after exercise
73. Antioxidants for preventing pre-eclampsia
74. Arginine supplementation for prevention of necrotising enterocolitis in preterm infants
75. Aromatherapy for dementia
76. Aromatherapy for pain management in labour
77. Aromatherapy for treatment of postoperative nausea and vomiting
78. Art therapy for schizophrenia or schizophrenia-like illnesses
79. Assessment and support during early labour for improving birth outcomes
80. Astragalus (a traditional Chinese medicine) for treating chronic kidney disease
81. Auricular acupuncture for cocaine dependence
82. Ayurvedic medicine for schizophrenia
83. Ayurvedic treatments for diabetes mellitus
84. Balneotherapy for osteoarthritis
85. Balneotherapy for rheumatoid arthritis
86. Behavioural interventions for dysmenorrhoea
87. Behavioural therapies versus other psychological therapies for depression
88. Behavioural treatment for chronic low-back pain
89. Beta-sitosterols for benign prostatic hyperplasia
90. Biofeedback and/or sphincter exercises for the treatment of faecal incontinence in adults
91. Biofeedback for pain management during labour
92. Biofeedback for treatment of chronic idiopathic constipation in adults
93. Bioidentical hormones for women with vasomotor symptoms
94. Black cohosh (Cimicifuga spp.) for menopausal symptoms
95. Blood pressure lowering efficacy of coenzyme Q10 for primary hypertension
96. Branched-chain amino acids for people with hepatic encephalopathy
97. Breastfeeding or nipple stimulation for reducing postpartum haemorrhage in the third stage of labour
98. Bulking agents, antispasmodics and antidepressants for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome
99. Caffeine as an analgesic adjuvant for acute pain in adults
100. Caffeine for asthma
101. Caffeine versus theophylline for apnea in preterm infants
102. Calcium and phosphorus supplementation of human milk for preterm infants
103. Calcium and vitamin D for corticosteroid-induced osteoporosis
104. Calcium supplementation (other than for preventing or treating hypertension) for improving pregnancy and infant outcomes
105. Calcium supplementation during pregnancy for preventing hypertensive disorders and related problems
106. Calcium supplementation for improving bone mineral density in children
107. Calcium supplementation for the management of primary hypertension in adults
108. Calcium supplementation on bone loss in postmenopausal women
109. Calorie controlled diet for chronic asthma
110. Cannabinoids for epilepsy
111. Cannabinoids for fibromyalgia
112. Cannabinoids for the treatment of dementia
113. Cannabinoids for Tourette's Syndrome
114. Cannabis and schizophrenia
115. Cardioprotective interventions for cancer patients receiving anthracyclines
116. Carnitine for fatigue in multiple sclerosis
117. Carnitine supplementation for inborn errors of metabolism
118. Carnitine supplementation for preterm infants with recurrent apnoea
119. Carnitine supplementation of parenterally fed neonates
120. Castor oil, bath and/or enema for cervical priming and induction of labour
121. Cephalic version by moxibustion for breech presentation
122. Chelation therapy for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease
123. Chinese herbal medicine for atopic eczema
124. Chinese herbal medicine for chronic neck pain due to cervical degenerative disc disease
125. Chinese herbal medicine for diabetic peripheral neuropathy
126. Chinese herbal medicine for endometriosis
127. Chinese herbal medicine for menopausal symptoms
128. Chinese herbal medicine for oesophageal cancer
129. Chinese herbal medicine for premenstrual syndrome
130. Chinese herbal medicine for primary dysmenorrhoea
131. Chinese herbal medicine for schizophrenia
132. Chinese herbal medicine for subfertile women with polycystic ovarian syndrome
133. Chinese herbal medicine Huangqi type formulations for nephrotic syndrome
134. Chinese herbal medicine in the treatment of ectopic pregnancy
135. Chinese herbal medicine suxiao jiuxin wan for angina pectoris
136. Chinese herbal medicines for acute pancreatitis
137. Chinese herbal medicines for benign thyroid nodules in adults
138. Chinese herbal medicines for esophageal cancer
139. Chinese herbal medicines for hypercholesterolemia
140. Chinese herbal medicines for hyperthyroidism
141. Chinese herbal medicines for hypertriglyceridaemia
142. Chinese herbal medicines for hypothyroidism
143. Chinese herbal medicines for induction of remission in advanced or late gastric cancer
144. Chinese herbal medicines for people with impaired glucose tolerance or impaired fasting blood glucose
145. Chinese herbal medicines for threatened miscarriage
146. Chinese herbal medicines for treating osteoporosis
147. Chinese herbal medicines for treating pre-eclampsia
148. Chinese herbal medicines for treating skin and soft-tissue infections
149. Chinese herbal medicines for type 2 diabetes mellitus
150. Chinese herbal medicines for unexplained recurrent miscarriage
151. Chinese herbs combined with Western medicine for severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)
152. Chinese medical herbs for chemotherapy side effects in colorectal cancer patients
153. Chinese medicinal herbs for acute bronchitis
154. Chinese medicinal herbs for asymptomatic carriers of hepatitis B virus infection
155. Chinese medicinal herbs for cholelithiasis
156. Chinese medicinal herbs for chronic hepatitis B
157. Chinese medicinal herbs for influenza
158. Chinese medicinal herbs for measles
159. Chinese medicinal herbs for mumps
160. Chinese medicinal herbs for sore throat
161. Chinese medicinal herbs for the common cold
162. Chinese medicinal herbs to treat the side-effects of chemotherapy in breast cancer patients
163. Chitosan for overweight or obesity
164. Chondroitin for osteoarthritis
165. Chromium picolinate supplementation for overweight or obese adults
166. Chuanxiong-type preparations for acute ischemic stroke
167. Cinnamon for diabetes mellitus
168. Co-enzyme Q10 supplementation for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease
169. Coenzyme Q10 for heart failure
170. Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) for adults and adolescents with asthma
171. Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), third-wave CBT and interpersonal therapy (IPT) based interventions for preventing depression in children and adolescents
172. Cognitive behavioural therapy for tinnitus
173. Cold-water immersion (cryotherapy) for preventing and treating muscle soreness after exercise
174. Combined calcium, magnesium and potassium supplementation for the management of primary hypertension in adults
175. Combined chiropractic interventions for low-back pain
176. Combined diet and exercise interventions for preventing gestational diabetes mellitus
177. Combined vitamin B6-magnesium treatment in autism spectrum disorder
178. Complementary and alternative therapies for pain management in labour
179. Complementary and miscellaneous interventions for nocturnal enuresis in children
180. Complementary therapies for acne vulgaris
181. Conservative interventions for treating exercise-related musculotendinous, ligamentous and osseous groin pain
182. Conservative management for postprostatectomy urinary incontinence
183. Continuous support for women during childbirth
184. Cordyceps sinensis (a traditional Chinese medicine) for treating chronic kidney disease
185. Cranberries for preventing urinary tract infections
186. Cranberries for treating urinary tract infections
187. Creatine for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis/motor neuron disease
188. Creatine for Parkinson's disease
189. Creatine for treating muscle disorders
190. Creatine for women in pregnancy for neuroprotection of the fetus
191. Curcumin for maintenance of remission in ulcerative colitis
192. Cyclamen europaeum extract for acute sinusitis
193. Cysteine, cystine or N-acetylcysteine supplementation in parenterally fed neonates
194. Daikenchuto for reducing postoperative ileus in patients undergoing elective abdominal surgery
195. Daily oral iron supplementation during pregnancy
196. Dan Shen agents for acute ischaemic stroke
197. Dance movement therapy for dementia
198. Dance movement therapy for depression
199. Dance therapy for schizophrenia
200. Dance/movement therapy for improving psychological and physical outcomes in cancer patients
201. Danshen (Chinese medicinal herb) preparations for acute myocardial infarction
202. Deep brain and cortical stimulation for epilepsy
203. Deep transverse friction massage for treating tendinitis
204. Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) supplementation for cognitive function in healthy elderly people
205. Dehydroepiandrosterone for systemic lupus erythematosus
206. Dehydroepiandrosterone for women in the peri- or postmenopausal phase
207. Dengzhanhua preparations for acute cerebral infarction
208. Diaries for recovery from critical illness
209. Dietary advice for reducing cardiovascular risk
210. Dietary advice interventions in pregnancy for preventing gestational diabetes mellitus
211. Dietary calcium supplementation for preventing colorectal cancer and adenomatous polyps
212. Dietary fibre for the prevention of recurrent colorectal adenomas and carcinomas
213. Dietary fibre for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease
214. Dietary flavonoid for preventing colorectal neoplasms
215. Dietary interventions (plant sterols, stanols, omega-3 fatty acids, soy protein and dietary fibers) for familial hypercholesterolaemia
216. Dietary interventions for adults with chronic kidney disease
217. Dietary interventions for multiple sclerosis
218. Dietary interventions for preventing complications in idiopathic hypercalciuria
219. Dietary interventions for recurrent abdominal pain in childhood
220. Dietary interventions for rheumatoid arthritis
221. Dietary marine fatty acids (fish oil) for asthma in adults and children
222. Dietary sodium manipulation and asthma
223. Dietary supplementation with myo-inositol in women during pregnancy for treating gestational diabetes
224. Dietary supplements for chronic gout
225. Dietary supplements for dysmenorrhoea
226. Dietary supplements for established atopic eczema
227. Dietary supplements for preventing postnatal depression
228. Different methods for the induction of labour in outpatient settings
229. Different types of dietary advice for women with gestational diabetes mellitus
230. Drama therapy for schizophrenia or schizophrenia-like illnesses
231. Drugs for preventing lung cancer in healthy people
232. Early intervention for psychosis
233. Early skin-to-skin contact for mothers and their healthy newborn infants
234. Echinacea for preventing and treating the common cold
235. Effect of cocoa on blood pressure
236. Effects and safety of periconceptional folate supplementation for preventing birth defects
237. Effects of low sodium diet versus high sodium diet on blood pressure, renin, aldosterone, catecholamines, cholesterol, and triglyceride
238. Effects of restricted caffeine intake by mother on fetal, neonatal and pregnancy outcome
239. Effects of total fat intake on bodyweight in children
240. Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA, an omega-3 fatty acid from fish oils) for the treatment of cancer cachexia
241. Electrical stimulation for faecal incontinence in adults
242. Electrical stimulation for preventing and treating post-stroke shoulder pain
243. Electrical stimulation for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis
244. Electrical stimulation with non-implanted electrodes for overactive bladder in adults
245. Electrical stimulation with non-implanted electrodes for urinary incontinence in men
246. Electromagnetic fields for treating osteoarthritis
247. Electromagnetic therapy for treating pressure ulcers
248. Electromagnetic therapy for treating venous leg ulcers
249. Electrotherapy modalities for adhesive capsulitis (frozen shoulder)
250. Endometriosis: an overview of Cochrane Reviews
251. Enteral iron supplementation in preterm and low birth weight infants
252. Enteral lactoferrin supplementation for prevention of sepsis and necrotizing enterocolitis in preterm infants
253. Ephedrine for myasthenia gravis, neonatal myasthenia and the congenital myasthenic syndromes
254. Exercise programs for people with dementia
255. Exercise therapy for chronic fatigue syndrome
256. Exercises for mechanical neck disorders
257. Fat supplementation of human milk for promoting growth in preterm infants
258. Fermented milk for hypertension
259. Feverfew for preventing migraine
260. Fish oil for induction of remission in ulcerative colitis
261. Fish oil for kidney transplant recipients
262. Flavonoids for treating venous leg ulcers
263. Folate for depressive disorders
264. Folic acid and folinic acid for reducing side effects in patients receiving methotrexate for rheumatoid arthritis
265. Folic acid for fragile X syndrome
266. Folic acid supplementation during pregnancy for maternal health and pregnancy outcomes
267. Folic acid with or without vitamin B12 for the prevention and treatment of healthy elderly and demented people
268. Ganoderma lucidum (Reishi mushroom) for cancer treatment
269. Ganoderma lucidum mushroom for the treatment of cardiovascular risk factors
270. Garlic for peripheral arterial occlusive disease
271. Garlic for preventing pre-eclampsia and its complications
272. Garlic for the common cold
273. Garlic for the prevention of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in hypertensive patients
274. Ginkgo biloba extract for age-related macular degeneration
275. Ginkgo biloba for acute ischaemic stroke
276. Ginkgo biloba for cognitive impairment and dementia
277. Ginkgo biloba for intermittent claudication
278. Ginkgo biloba for tinnitus
279. Ginseng for cognition
280. Glucosamine therapy for treating osteoarthritis
281. Glutamine supplementation for critically ill adults
282. Glutamine supplementation for young infants with severe gastrointestinal disease
283. Glutamine supplementation to prevent morbidity and mortality in preterm infants
284. Gluten- and casein-free diets for autistic spectrum disorder
285. Green and black tea for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease
286. Green tea (Camellia sinensis) for the prevention of cancer
287. Green tea for weight loss and weight maintenance in overweight or obese adults
288. Hawthorn extract for treating chronic heart failure
289. Helminth therapy (worms) for allergic rhinitis
290. Helminth therapy (worms) for induction of remission in inflammatory bowel disease
291. Herbal interventions for chronic asthma in adults and children
292. Herbal medicine for low-back pain
293. Herbal medicines for fatty liver diseases
294. Herbal medicines for treating HIV infection and AIDS
295. Herbal medicines for treatment of irritable bowel syndrome
296. Herbal preparations for uterine fibroids
297. Herbal therapy for treating rheumatoid arthritis
298. Homeopathic medicinal products for preventing and treating acute respiratory tract infections in children
299. Homeopathic medicines for adverse effects of cancer treatments
300. Homeopathic Oscillococcinum® for preventing and treating influenza and influenza-like illness
301. Homeopathy for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder or hyperkinetic disorder
302. Homeopathy for chronic asthma
303. Homeopathy for dementia
304. Homeopathy for treatment of irritable bowel syndrome
305. Homocysteine lowering interventions for peripheral arterial disease and bypass grafts
306. Homocysteine-lowering interventions for preventing cardiovascular events
307. Homoeopathy for induction of labour
308. Honey and lozenges for children with non-specific cough
309. Honey as a topical treatment for wounds
310. Honey for acute cough in children
311. Horse chestnut seed extract for chronic venous insufficiency
312. Horticultural therapy for schizophrenia
313. Huperzine A for Alzheimer's disease
314. Huperzine A for mild cognitive impairment
315. Huperzine A for vascular dementia
316. Hyperbaric oxygen for idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss and tinnitus
317. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for acute coronary syndrome
318. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for acute ischaemic stroke
319. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for Bell's palsy
320. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for delayed onset muscle soreness and closed soft tissue injury
321. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for multiple sclerosis
322. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)
323. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for the adjunctive treatment of traumatic brain injury
324. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for vascular dementia
325. Hyperbaric oxygenation for tumour sensitisation to radiotherapy
326. Hypnosis during pregnancy, childbirth, and the postnatal period for preventing postnatal depression
327. Hypnosis for induction of labour
328. Hypnosis for schizophrenia
329. Hypnotherapy for smoking cessation
330. Hypnotherapy for treatment of irritable bowel syndrome
331. Immersion in water during labour and birth
332. Immunonutrition as an adjuvant therapy for burns
333. Increased consumption of fruit and vegetables for the primary prevention of cardiovascular diseases
334. Inositol for depressive disorders
335. Inositol in preterm infants at risk for or having respiratory distress syndrome
336. Intercessory prayer for the alleviation of ill health
337. Interventions (other than pharmacological, psychosocial or psychological) for treating antenatal depression
338. Interventions for apathy after traumatic brain injury
339. Interventions for bone disease in children with chronic kidney disease
340. Interventions for bullous pemphigoid
341. Interventions for chronic kidney disease-associated restless legs syndrome
342. Interventions for clinical and subclinical hypothyroidism pre-pregnancy and during pregnancy
343. Interventions for cutaneous molluscum contagiosum
344. Interventions for dysarthria due to stroke and other adult-acquired, non-progressive brain injury
345. Interventions for erosive lichen planus affecting mucosal sites
346. Interventions for fatigue in peripheral neuropathy
347. Interventions for improving mobility after hip fracture surgery in adults
348. Interventions for improving upper limb function after stroke
349. Interventions for ingrowing toenails
350. Interventions for lowering plasma homocysteine levels in dialysis patients
351. Interventions for managing asthma in pregnancy
352. Interventions for managing taste disturbances
353. Interventions for nausea and vomiting in early pregnancy
354. Interventions for pityriasis rosea
355. Interventions for preventing and treating pelvic and back pain in pregnancy
356. Interventions for preventing falls in older people in care facilities and hospitals
357. Interventions for preventing falls in older people living in the community
358. Interventions for preventing falls in people after stroke
359. Interventions for preventing infection in nephrotic syndrome
360. Interventions for preventing nausea and vomiting in women undergoing regional anaesthesia for caesarean section
361. Interventions for preventing oral mucositis for patients with cancer receiving treatment
362. Interventions for prevention of post-operative recurrence of Crohn's disease
363. Interventions for reducing anxiety in women undergoing colposcopy
364. Interventions for replacing missing teeth: hyperbaric oxygen therapy for irradiated patients who require dental implants
365. Interventions for the management of dry mouth: non-pharmacological interventions
366. Interventions for the management of oral submucous fibrosis
367. Interventions for the management of temporomandibular joint osteoarthritis
368. Interventions for the reduction of prescribed opioid use in chronic non-cancer pain
369. Interventions for treating anxiety after stroke
370. Interventions for treating burning mouth syndrome
371. Interventions for treating collagenous colitis
372. Interventions for treating constipation in pregnancy
373. Interventions for treating hyperemesis gravidarum
374. Interventions for treating leg ulcers in people with sickle cell disease
375. Interventions for treating oral leukoplakia to prevent oral cancer
376. Interventions for treating painful nipples among breastfeeding women
377. Interventions for treating persistent pain in survivors of torture
378. Interventions for treating sexual dysfunction in patients with chronic kidney disease
379. Interventions to facilitate return to work in adults with adjustment disorders
380. Interventions to reduce acute and late adverse gastrointestinal effects of pelvic radiotherapy for primary pelvic cancers
381. Iodine supplementation for the prevention of mortality and adverse neurodevelopmental outcomes in preterm infants
382. Iodine supplementation for women during the preconception, pregnancy and postpartum period
383. Iron chelators for acute stroke
384. Iron for restless legs syndrome
385. Iron supplementation for breath-holding attacks in children
386. Iron supplementation for reducing morbidity and mortality in children with HIV
387. Isoflavones for hypercholesterolaemia in adults
388. Kangaroo mother care to reduce morbidity and mortality in low birthweight infants
389. Kava extract versus placebo for treating anxiety
390. Ketogenic diet and other dietary treatments for epilepsy
391. Ketogenic diet and other dietary treatments for epilepsy
392. L-carnitine for cognitive enhancement in people without cognitive impairment
393. L-ornithine L-aspartate for prevention and treatment of hepatic encephalopathy in people with cirrhosis
394. Lactose avoidance for young children with acute diarrhoea
395. Laetrile treatment for cancer
396. Lecithin for dementia and cognitive impairment
397. Lifestyle interventions for acute gout
398. Light therapy for improving cognition, activities of daily living, sleep, challenging behaviour, and psychiatric disturbances in dementia
399. Light therapy for non-seasonal depression
400. Local cooling for relieving pain from perineal trauma sustained during childbirth
401. Long chain polyunsaturated fatty acid supplementation in infants born at term
402. Longchain polyunsaturated fatty acid supplementation in preterm infants
403. Low glycaemic index diets for the prevention of cardiovascular disease
404. Low glycaemic index or low glycaemic load diets for overweight and obesity
405. Low glycaemic index, or low glycaemic load, diets for diabetes mellitus
406. Low-fat diets for acquired hypercholesterolaemia
407. Lycopene for the prevention of prostate cancer
408. Magnesium for alcohol withdrawal
409. Magnesium for skeletal muscle cramps
410. Magnesium for treating sickle cell disease
411. Magnesium maintenance therapy for preventing preterm birth after threatened preterm labour
412. Magnesium supplementation for the management of primary hypertension in adults
413. Magnesium supplementation in pregnancy
414. Mailuoning for acute ischaemic stroke
415. Manipulative therapies for infantile colic
416. Manual therapy and exercise for adhesive capsulitis (frozen shoulder)
417. Manual therapy for asthma
418. Marine oil, and other prostaglandin precursor, supplementation for pregnancy uncomplicated by pre-eclampsia or intrauterine growth restriction
419. Massage and touch for dementia
420. Massage for low-back pain
421. Massage for mechanical neck disorders
422. Massage for promoting growth and development of preterm and/or low birth-weight infants
423. Massage for promoting mental and physical health in typically developing infants under the age of six months
424. Massage therapy for people with HIV/AIDS
425. Massage with or without aromatherapy for symptom relief in people with cancer
426. Massage, reflexology and other manual methods for pain management in labour
427. Maternal dietary antigen avoidance during pregnancy or lactation, or both, for preventing or treating atopic disease in the child
428. The medical use of cannabis for reducing morbidity and mortality in patients with HIV/AIDS
429. Medicinal herbs for hepatitis C virus infection
430. Meditation for adults with haematological malignancies
431. Meditation therapies for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
432. Meditation therapy for anxiety disorders
433. 'Mediterranean' dietary pattern for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease
434. Melatonin as add-on treatment for epilepsy
435. Melatonin for non-respiratory sleep disorders in visually impaired children
436. Melatonin for the prevention and treatment of jet lag
437. Melatonin for the promotion of sleep in adults in the intensive care unit
438. Melatonin for the treatment of dementia
439. Melatonin for women in pregnancy for neuroprotection of the fetus
440. Methods of milk expression for lactating women
441. Micronutrient supplementation in adults with HIV infection
442. Micronutrient supplementation in pregnant women with HIV infection
443. Midwife-led continuity models versus other models of care for childbearing women
444. Milk thistle for alcoholic and/or hepatitis B or C virus liver diseases
445. Mind-body interventions during pregnancy for preventing or treating women's anxiety
446. Mistletoe therapy in oncology
447. Momordica charantia for type 2 diabetes mellitus
448. Monosodium glutamate avoidance for chronic asthma in adults and children
449. Morita therapy for anxiety disorders in adults
450. Morita therapy for schizophrenia
451. Multinutrient fortification of human breast milk for preterm infants following hospital discharge
452. Multiple-micronutrient supplementation for women during pregnancy
453. Muscle energy technique for non-specific low-back pain
454. Music during caesarean section under regional anaesthesia for improving maternal and infant outcomes
455. Music for stress and anxiety reduction in coronary heart disease patients
456. Music interventions for acquired brain injury
457. Music interventions for improving psychological and physical outcomes in cancer patients
458. Music interventions for mechanically ventilated patients
459. Music interventions for preoperative anxiety
460. Music therapy for depression
461. Music therapy for people with autism spectrum disorder
462. Music therapy for people with schizophrenia and schizophrenia-like disorders
463. Music-based therapeutic interventions for people with dementia
464. N-acetylcarnosine (NAC) drops for age-related cataract
465. Neuromodulators for pain management in rheumatoid arthritis
466. Neuromuscular electrical stimulation for muscle weakness in adults with advanced disease
467. Neuromuscular electrical stimulation for the prevention of venous thromboembolism
468. Neuromuscular electrostimulation for adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
469. Niacin for primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular events
470. Nicotine for schizophrenia
471. Nidotherapy for people with schizophrenia
472. Non surgical therapy for anal fissure
473. Non-clinical interventions for reducing unnecessary caesarean section
474. Non-drug therapies for lower limb muscle cramps
475. Non-hormonal interventions for hot flushes in women with a history of breast cancer
476. Non-invasive brain stimulation techniques for chronic pain
477. Non-invasive interventions for improving well-being and quality of life in patients with lung cancer
478. Non-pharmacological interventions for alleviating pain during orthodontic treatment
479. Non-pharmacological interventions for chronic pain in people with spinal cord injury
480. Non-pharmacological interventions for cognitive impairment due to systemic cancer treatment
481. Non-pharmacological interventions for epilepsy in people with intellectual disabilities
482. Non-pharmacological interventions for fatigue in rheumatoid arthritis
483. Non-pharmacological interventions for somatoform disorders and medically unexplained physical symptoms (MUPS) in adults
484. Non-surgical interventions for the management of chronic pelvic pain
485. Non-surgical treatment (other than steroid injection) for carpal tunnel syndrome
486. Normobaric and hyperbaric oxygen therapy for migraine and cluster headache
487. Nutrient-enriched formula milk versus human breast milk for preterm infants following hospital discharge
488. Nutrient-enriched formula versus standard formula for preterm infants following hospital discharge
489. Nutritional interventions for liver-transplanted patients
490. Nutritional interventions for preventing and treating pressure ulcers
491. Nutritional interventions for reducing gastrointestinal toxicity in adults undergoing radical pelvic radiotherapy
492. Nutritional interventions for reducing morbidity and mortality in people with HIV
493. Nutritional interventions for survivors of childhood cancer
494. Nutritional supplementation for hip fracture aftercare in older people
495. Nutritional supplementation for stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
496. Nutritional supplements for patients being treated for active visceral leishmaniasis
497. Nutritional supplements for people being treated for active tuberculosis
498. Nutritional support for acute kidney injury
499. Nutritional support for liver disease
500. Omega 3 fatty acid for the prevention of cognitive decline and dementia
501. Omega 3 fatty acids (fish oil) for maintenance of remission in Crohn's disease
502. Omega 3 fatty acids (fish oil) for maintenance of remission in ulcerative colitis
503. Omega 3 fatty acids for preventing or slowing the progression of age-related macular degeneration
504. Omega 3 fatty acids for prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease
505. Omega-3 fatty acids for bipolar disorder
506. Omega-3 fatty acids for cystic fibrosis
507. Omega-3 fatty acids for the treatment of dementia
508. Omega-3 fatty acids supplementation for autism spectrum disorders (ASD)
509. Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) for type 2 diabetes mellitus
510. Oral Astragalus (Huang qi) for preventing frequent episodes of acute respiratory tract infection in children
511. Oral evening primrose oil and borage oil for eczema
512. Oral herbal therapies for treating osteoarthritis
513. Oral immunotherapy for milk allergy
514. Oral lactoferrin for the treatment of sepsis and necrotizing enterocolitis in neonates
515. Oral traditional Chinese medication for adhesive small bowel obstruction
516. Oral vitamin B12 versus intramuscular vitamin B12 for vitamin B12 deficiency
517. Oral zinc for arterial and venous leg ulcers
518. Oral zinc for treating diarrhoea in children
519. Over-the-counter (OTC) medications for acute cough in children and adults in community settings
520. Ozone therapy for the treatment of dental caries
521. Padma 28 for intermittent claudication
522. Pain management for women in labour: an overview of systematic reviews
523. Pain relief for women with cervical intraepithelial neoplasia undergoing colposcopy treatment
524. Pain-relieving agents for infantile colic
525. Pancreatic enzymes for chronic pancreatitis
526. Parent-infant psychotherapy for improving parental and infant mental health
527. Parenteral versus oral iron therapy for adults and children with chronic kidney disease
528. Participation in environmental enhancement and conservation activities for health and well-being in adults: a review of quantitative and qualitative evidence
529. Passiflora for anxiety disorder
530. Pelargonium sidoides extract for treating acute respiratory tract infections
531. Pelvic floor muscle training added to another active treatment versus the same active treatment alone for urinary incontinence in women
532. Peri-operative glycaemic control regimens for preventing surgical site infections in adults
533. Perianal injectable bulking agents as treatment for faecal incontinence in adults
534. Person-directed, non-pharmacological interventions for sleepiness at work and sleep disturbances caused by shift work
535. Pharmacological and nutritional treatment for McArdle disease (Glycogen Storage Disease type V)
536. Pharmacological interventions for borderline personality disorder
537. Pharmacological interventions for clozapine-induced hypersalivation
538. Pharmacological interventions for sleepiness and sleep disturbances caused by shift work
539. Pharmacological interventions for somatoform disorders in adults
540. Pharmacological treatment other than corticosteroids, intravenous immunoglobulin and plasma exchange for Guillain-Barré syndrome
541. Pharmacotherapies for sleep disturbances in Alzheimer's disease
542. Phlebotonics for haemorrhoids
543. Phlebotonics for venous insufficiency
544. Phyllanthus species for chronic hepatitis B virus infection
545. Phyllanthus species versus antiviral drugs for chronic hepatitis B virus infection
546. Physical activity and exercise for chronic pain in adults: an overview of Cochrane Reviews
547. Phytoestrogens for menopausal vasomotor symptoms
548. Phytomedicines (medicines derived from plants) for sickle cell disease
549. Pilates for low back pain
550. Polyunsaturated fatty acid supplementation for drug-resistant epilepsy
551. Polyunsaturated fatty acid supplementation for schizophrenia
552. Polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and adolescents
553. Polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) for children with specific learning disorders
554. Postnatal thyroid hormones for respiratory distress syndrome in preterm infants
555. Potassium supplementation for the management of primary hypertension in adults
556. Prebiotics for the prevention of hyperbilirubinaemia in neonates
557. Prebiotics in infants for prevention of allergy
558. Prescribed hypocaloric nutrition support for critically-ill adults
559. Preventing occupational stress in healthcare workers
560. Probiotics for induction of remission in Crohn's disease
561. Probiotics for induction of remission in ulcerative colitis
562. Probiotics for maintenance of remission in Crohn's disease
563. Probiotics for maintenance of remission in ulcerative colitis
564. Probiotics for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and/or steatohepatitis
565. Probiotics for people with hepatic encephalopathy
566. Probiotics for preventing acute upper respiratory tract infections
567. Probiotics for preventing gestational diabetes
568. Probiotics for preventing preterm labour
569. Probiotics for preventing urinary tract infection in people with neuropathic bladder
570. Probiotics for prevention of necrotizing enterocolitis in preterm infants
571. Probiotics for the prevention of Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea in adults and children
572. Probiotics for the prevention of pediatric antibiotic-associated diarrhea
573. Probiotics for the treatment of bacterial vaginosis
574. Probiotics for treating acute infectious diarrhoea
575. Probiotics for treating eczema
576. Probiotics for treating persistent diarrhoea in children
577. Probiotics for treatment of Clostridium difficile-associated colitis in adults
578. Probiotics for vulvovaginal candidiasis in non-pregnant women
579. Probiotics in infants for prevention of allergic disease and food hypersensitivity
580. Procaine treatments for cognition and dementia
581. Prolotherapy injections for chronic low-back pain
582. Prophylactic caffeine to prevent postoperative apnoea following general anaesthesia in preterm infants
583. Prophylactic postnatal thyroid hormones for prevention of morbidity and mortality in preterm infants
584. Protein restriction for children with chronic kidney disease
585. Protein restriction for diabetic renal disease
586. Psychoanalytic/psychodynamic psychotherapy for children and adolescents who have been sexually abused
587. Psychological and behavioural treatments for adults with non-epileptic attack disorder
588. Psychological and educational interventions for atopic eczema in children
589. Psychological interventions for acute pain after open heart surgery
590. Psychological interventions for coronary heart disease
591. Psychological interventions for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in people with severe mental illness
592. Psychological preparation and postoperative outcomes for adults undergoing surgery under general anaesthesia
593. Psychological therapies for children and adolescents exposed to trauma
594. Psychological therapies for panic disorder with or without agoraphobia in adults: a network meta-analysis
595. Psychological therapies for pathological and problem gambling
596. Psychological therapies for the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder in children and adolescents
597. Psychological therapies for treatment-resistant depression in adults
598. Psychological treatments for people with epilepsy
599. Psychosocial group interventions to improve psychological well-being in adults living with HIV
600. Psychosocial interventions for psychostimulant misuse
601. Psychosocial interventions for recurrent abdominal pain in childhood
602. Psychosocial interventions for self-harm in adults
603. Puerarin for ischaemic stroke
604. Pycnogenol® (extract of French maritime pine bark) for the treatment of chronic disorders
605. Pygeum africanum for benign prostatic hyperplasia
606. Pyridoxine (vitamin B6) supplementation in pregnancy
607. Quinine for muscle cramps
608. Reduced dietary salt for the prevention of cardiovascular disease
609. Reduced or modified dietary fat for preventing cardiovascular disease
610. Reduced salt intake compared to normal dietary salt, or high intake, in pregnancy
611. Rehabilitation following carpal tunnel release
612. Relaxation for depression
613. Relaxation for perimenopausal and postmenopausal symptoms
614. Relaxation techniques for pain management in labour
615. Relaxation therapies for the management of primary hypertension in adults
616. Relaxation therapy for preventing and treating preterm labour
617. Reminiscence therapy for dementia
618. Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) for panic disorder in adults
619. Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation for improving function after stroke
620. Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation for the treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or motor neuron disease
621. Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation for tinnitus
622. Rheum officinale (a traditional Chinese medicine) for chronic kidney disease
623. Roselle for hypertension in adults
624. Routine vitamin A supplementation for the prevention of blindness due to measles infection in children
625. S-adenosyl methionine (SAMe) for depression in adults
626. S-adenosyl-L-methionine for alcoholic liver diseases
627. S-Adenosylmethionine for osteoarthritis of the knee or hip
628. Salicylate-containing rubefacients for acute and chronic musculoskeletal pain in adults
629. Saline irrigation for allergic rhinitis
630. Saline irrigation for chronic rhinosinusitis
631. Saline nasal irrigation for acute upper respiratory tract infections
632. Sanchi for acute ischaemic stroke
633. Selenium for alleviating the side effects of chemotherapy, radiotherapy and surgery in cancer patients
634. Selenium for preventing cancer
635. Selenium supplementation for asthma
636. Selenium supplementation for critically ill adults
637. Selenium supplementation for Hashimoto's thyroiditis
638. Selenium supplementation for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease
639. Selenium supplementation to prevent short-term morbidity in preterm neonates
640. Sensory environment on health-related outcomes of hospital patients
641. Serenoa repens for benign prostatic hyperplasia
642. Simulated presence therapy for dementia
643. Singing as an adjunct therapy for children and adults with cystic fibrosis
644. Singing for adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
645. Singing for children and adults with bronchiectasis
646. Single dose oral ibuprofen plus caffeine for acute postoperative pain in adults
647. Skin-to-skin care for procedural pain in neonates
648. Smectite for acute infectious diarrhoea in children
649. Snoezelen for dementia
650. Speleotherapy for asthma
651. Spinal manipulation for dysmenorrhoea
652. Spinal manipulative therapy for acute low-back pain
653. Spinal manipulative therapy for chronic low-back pain
654. Spiritual and religious interventions for well-being of adults in the terminal phase of disease
655. Sports and games for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
656. St John's wort for major depression
657. Steam inhalation or humidified oxygen for acute bronchiolitis in children up to three years of age
658. Stimulation of the wrist acupuncture point P6 for preventing postoperative nausea and vomiting
659. Superoxide dismutase for preventing chronic lung disease in mechanically ventilated preterm infants
660. Supplementation with long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPUFA) to breastfeeding mothers for improving child growth and development
661. Surface neuromuscular electrical stimulation for quadriceps strengthening pre and post total knee replacement
662. Sweet potato for type 2 diabetes mellitus
663. Tai Chi for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
664. Tai chi for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease
665. Tai chi for treating rheumatoid arthritis
666. Testosterone for schizophrenia
667. Therapeutic touch for anxiety disorders
668. Therapeutic ultrasound for chronic low-back pain
669. Thermotherapy for treating rheumatoid arthritis
670. Thermotherapy for treatment of osteoarthritis
671. Thiamine for Alzheimer's disease
672. Thiamine for prevention and treatment of Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome in people who abuse alcohol
673. 'Third wave' cognitive and behavioural therapies versus other psychological therapies for depression
674. 'Third wave' cognitive and behavioural therapies versus treatment as usual for depression
675. Thymic peptides for treatment of cancer patients
676. Thyroid hormone supplementation for the prevention of morbidity and mortality in infants undergoing cardiac surgery
677. Thyroid hormones for acute kidney injury
678. Thyroid hormones for preventing neurodevelopmental impairment in preterm infants
679. Tianma Gouteng Yin Formula for treating primary hypertension
680. Tongxinluo (Tong xin luo or Tong-xin-luo) capsule for unstable angina pectoris
681. Tongxinluo capsule for acute stroke
682. Topical analgesia for acute otitis media
683. Topical analgesics for acute and chronic pain in adults - an overview of Cochrane Reviews
684. Topical capsaicin (high concentration) for chronic neuropathic pain in adults
685. Topical capsaicin (low concentration) for chronic neuropathic pain in adults
686. Topical herbal therapies for treating osteoarthritis
687. Topical treatments for chronic plaque psoriasis
688. Traditional Chinese herbal products for stable angina
689. Traditional Chinese medicinal herbs for the treatment of idiopathic chronic fatigue and chronic fatigue syndrome
690. Traditional Chinese Medicine herbs for stopping bleeding from haemorrhoids
691. Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) for idiopathic Parkinson's disease
692. Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) for improving activities of daily living, and physical and cognitive functioning, in people after stroke
693. Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) for improving aphasia in patients after stroke
694. Transcranial magnetic stimulation for the treatment of epilepsy
695. Transcranial magnetic stimulation for the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder
696. Transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation (TENS) for cancer pain in adults
697. Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) for dementia
698. Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) for fibromyalgia in adults
699. Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) for neuropathic pain in adults
700. Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) for pain management in labour
701. Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) for pain management in sickle cell disease
702. Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) for phantom pain and stump pain following amputation in adults
703. Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis in the hand
704. Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) versus placebo for chronic low-back pain
705. Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation for acute pain
706. Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation for primary dysmenorrhoea
707. Transcutaneous electrical stimulation (TES) for treatment of constipation in children
708. Transcutaneous electrostimulation for osteoarthritis of the knee
709. Transcutaneous electrostimulation for suspected placental insufficiency (diagnosed by Doppler studies)
710. Treatment for cramps in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis/motor neuron disease
711. Treatment for mitochondrial disorders
712. Treatment for osteoporosis in people with ß-thalassaemia
713. Treatment for postpolio syndrome
714. Treatment of fatigue in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis/motor neuron disease
715. Treatments for breast engorgement during lactation
716. Tripterygium wilfordii Hook F (a traditional Chinese medicine) for primary nephrotic syndrome
717. Tryptophan and 5-Hydroxytryptophan for depression
718. Tyrosine supplementation for phenylketonuria
719. Uterine massage for preventing postpartum haemorrhage
720. Valerian for anxiety disorders
721. Vitamin A and fish oils for retinitis pigmentosa
722. Vitamin A for non-measles pneumonia in children
723. Vitamin A for preventing acute lower respiratory tract infections in children up to seven years of age
724. Vitamin A for treating measles in children
725. Vitamin A supplementation during pregnancy for maternal and newborn outcomes
726. Vitamin A supplementation for cystic fibrosis
727. Vitamin A supplementation for preventing morbidity and mortality in children from six months to five years of age
728. Vitamin A supplementation for the prevention of morbidity and mortality in infants one to six months of age
729. Vitamin A supplementation to prevent mortality and short- and long-term morbidity in very low birth weight infants
730. Vitamin A supplements for reducing mother-to-child HIV transmission
731. Vitamin B6 for cognition
732. Vitamin B12 for cognition
733. Vitamin B and its derivatives for diabetic kidney disease
734. Vitamin B for treating peripheral neuropathy
735. Vitamin C and superoxide dismutase (SOD) for diabetic retinopathy
736. Vitamin C for asthma and exercise-induced bronchoconstriction
737. Vitamin C for preventing and treating pneumonia
738. Vitamin C for preventing and treating tetanus
739. Vitamin C for preventing and treating the common cold
740. Vitamin C supplementation for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease
741. Vitamin C supplementation in pregnancy
742. Vitamin D and vitamin D analogues for preventing fractures in post-menopausal women and older men
743. Vitamin D compounds for people with chronic kidney disease not requiring dialysis
744. Vitamin D compounds for people with chronic kidney disease requiring dialysis
745. Vitamin D for the management of asthma
746. Vitamin D for the management of multiple sclerosis
747. Vitamin D for the treatment of chronic painful conditions in adults
748. Vitamin D supplementation for cystic fibrosis
749. Vitamin D supplementation for improving bone mineral density in children
750. Vitamin D supplementation for preventing infections in children under five years of age
751. Vitamin D supplementation for prevention of cancer in adults
752. Vitamin D supplementation for prevention of mortality in adults
753. Vitamin D supplementation for sickle cell disease
754. Vitamin D supplementation for women during pregnancy
755. Vitamin E for Alzheimer's dementia and mild cognitive impairment
756. Vitamin E for intermittent claudication
757. Vitamin E for neuroleptic-induced tardive dyskinesia
758. Vitamin E supplementation for prevention of morbidity and mortality in preterm infants
759. Vitamin E supplementation in people with cystic fibrosis
760. Vitamin E supplementation in pregnancy
761. Vitamin K for improved anticoagulation control in patients receiving warfarin
762. Vitamin K for upper gastrointestinal bleeding in patients with acute or chronic liver diseases
763. Vitamin K prior to preterm birth for preventing neonatal periventricular haemorrhage
764. Vitamin K supplementation for cystic fibrosis
765. Vitamin supplementation for preventing miscarriage
766. Vitamins C and E for asthma and exercise-induced bronchoconstriction
767. Vitamins for epilepsy
768. Water for wound cleansing
769. Weight loss interventions for chronic asthma
770. Wendan decoction (Traditional Chinese medicine) for schizophrenia
771. Whole grain cereals for the primary or secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease
772. Whole grain foods for the prevention of type 2 diabetes mellitus
773. Workplace interventions for reducing sitting at work
774. Wound cleansing for pressure ulcers
775. Written emotional disclosure for asthma
776. Xiongshao for restenosis after percutaneous coronary intervention in patients with coronary heart disease
777. Xuebijing for paraquat poisoning
778. Xylitol for preventing acute otitis media in children up to 12 years of age
779. Yizhi capsule for vascular dementia
780. Yoga for asthma
781. Yoga for epilepsy
782. Yoga for improving health-related quality of life, mental health and cancer-related symptoms in women diagnosed with breast cancer
783. Yoga for secondary prevention of coronary heart disease
784. Yoga for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease
785. Yoga for treatment of urinary incontinence in women
786. Yoga in addition to standard care for patients with haematological malignancies
787. Yoga treatment for chronic non-specific low back pain
788. Yoga versus non-standard care for schizophrenia
789. Zhiling decoction for vascular dementia
790. Zinc supplementation as an adjunct to antibiotics in the treatment of pneumonia in children 2 to 59 months of age
791. Zinc supplementation for improving pregnancy and infant outcome
792. Zinc supplementation for mental and motor development in children
793. Zinc supplementation for the prevention of pneumonia in children aged 2 months to 59 months
794. Zinc supplementation for the prevention of type 2 diabetes mellitus
795. Zinc supplementation for tinnitus
796. Zinc supplements for preventing otitis media
797. Zinc supplements for treating thalassaemia and sickle cell disease

Complementary medicine-related protocols (reviews in progress) in Issue 6 2018 of the Cochrane Library

1. Abdominal massage for the treatment of constipation
2. Acetyl-L-carnitine for patients with hepatic encephalopathy
3. Acetyl-L-carnitine for the treatment of diabetic polyneuropathy
4. Active mind-body movement therapies as an adjunct to or in comparison to pulmonary rehabilitation for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
5. Acupoint stimulation for postoperative ileus  following gastrointestinal surgery
6. Acupuncture and related interventions for the treatment of symptoms associated with carpal tunnel syndrome
7. Acupuncture and related interventions for treating plantar heel pain in adults
8. Acupuncture for (sub)acute non-specific low-back pain
9. Acupuncture for adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus
10. Acupuncture for angina pectoris
11. Acupuncture for chronic constipation
12. Acupuncture for female subfertility
13. Acupuncture for Gilles de la Tourette's syndrome
14. Acupuncture for Guillain-Barré syndrome
15. Acupuncture for hypertension
16. Acupuncture for multiple sclerosis
17. Acupuncture for overweight or obese people
18. Acupuncture for Parkinson's Disease
19. Acupuncture for premenstrual syndrome
20. Acupuncture for primary hypercholesterolaemia
21. Acupuncture for sudden idiopathic sensorineural hearing loss
22. Acupuncture for symptomatic gastroparesis
23. Acupuncture for symptomatic treatment of diabetic peripheral neuropathy
24. Acupuncture for the prevention of tension-type headache
25. Acupuncture for the treatment of post-operative pain
26. Acupuncture for treatment-related side effects in women with breast cancer
27. Acupuncture for turning a breech baby in pregnancy
28. Acupuncture point stimulation for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
29. Adjunctive Peony-Glycyrrhiza Decoction for antipsychotic-induced hyperprolactinemia
30. Alcohol intake reduction for controlling hypertension
31. Alpha-lipoic acid for diabetic peripheral neuropathy
32. Alpha-lipoic acid for diabetic peripheral neuropathy
33. Alternative prophylactic therapies (acupuncture and/or moxibustion) for reducing blood loss in the third stage of labour
34. Animal-assisted therapy for people with serious mental illness
35. Antioxidant treatments for schizophrenia
36. Antioxidants for acute pancreatitis
37. Art therapy for people with dementia
38. Ayurvedic herbal preparations for hypercholesterolaemia
39. Behavioural therapies versus treatment as usual for depression
40. Biofeedback for treatment of irritable bowel syndrome
41. Branched-chain amino acid supplementation for improving nutrition in term and preterm neonates
42. Buteyko breathing for asthma
43. Caffeine for cognition
44. Calcium and vitamin D for increasing bone mineral density in premenopausal women
45. Calcium supplementation commencing before or early in pregnancy, or food fortification with calcium, for preventing hypertensive disorders of pregnancy
46. Calcium supplementation for prevention of primary hypertension
47. Calcium supplementation for weight reduction in overweight or obese people
48. Calcium, vitamin D or recombinant parathyroid hormone for managing post-thyroidectomy hypoparathyroidism
49. Cannabinoids for chronic neuropathic pain
50. Cannabinoids for nausea and vomiting in cancer patients receiving chemotherapy
51. Cannabis for the treatment of ulcerative colitis
52. Capsaicin for non-allergic rhinitis
53. Carbohydrate or fat-restricted diets for obesity
54. Chelation for autism spectrum disorder (ASD)
55. Chinese herbal medicine alone or combined with vitamins for gastric precancerous lesions
56. Chinese herbal medicine for advanced pancreatic cancer
57. Chinese herbal medicine for treating recurrent urinary tract infections in women
58. Chinese herbal medicines for adverse events of transarterial chemoembolization in patients with primary liver cancer
59. Chinese herbal medicines for the treatment of neonatal jaundice
60. Chinese herbal medicines for unexplained recurrent miscarriage
61. Chinese medicinal herbs for vaginal bleeding of medical abortion
62. Citicoline (CDP-choline) for traumatic brain injury
63. Cognitive-emotional interventions for breathlessness in adults with advanced diseases
64. Combined large neutral amino acid supplementation for phenylketonuria (PKU)
65. Comparison of medicinal herbs for chronic hepatitis B virus infection
66. Complementary and alternative therapies for post-caesarean pain
67. Complementary and alternative therapies for shortening labour
68. Complementary therapies for chronic plaque psoriasis
69. Cordyceps sinensis (a traditional Chinese medicine) for kidney transplant recipients
70. Cordyceps sinensis for hypertension in adults
71. Coriolus versicolor mushroom for colorectal cancer treatment
72. Cranberries for treating asymptomatic bacteriuria during pregnancy
73. Dietary advice for schizophrenia
74. Dietary fibre for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease
75. Dietary interventions for adult cancer survivors
76. Different strains of probiotics for preventing morbidity and mortality in preterm infants: a network meta-analysis
77. EEG neurofeedback for executive functions in children with neurodevelopmental challenges
78. Effectiveness of provision of animal-source foods for supporting optimal growth and development in children 6 to 59 months of age
79. The effects of oral vitamin D supplementation on linear growth and non-communicable diseases among infants and children younger than five years of age
80. Effects of preventive oral supplementation with iron or iron with folic acid for women following childbirth
81. Electrical stimulation for treating pressure ulcers
82. Electrical stimulation with non-implanted devices for stress urinary incontinence in women
83. Electrotherapy modalities for lateral elbow pain
84. Enteral zinc supplementation for prevention of morbidity and mortality in preterm neonates
85. Ephedrine for myasthenia gravis
86. Fiber and bulking agents for the treatment of chronic constipation
87. Fish oil supplements for rheumatoid arthritis
88. Fish oil supplements for the prevention and treatment of hypertension in adults
89. Fish oil-based lipid emulsions versus standard lipid emulsions for prevention of parenteral nutrition-associated liver disease in children
90. Fish oil-based lipid emulsions versus standard lipid emulsions for treatment of parenteral nutrition-associated liver disease in children
91. Folate supplementation in patients with sickle cell disease
92. Folate supplementation in people with sickle cell disease
93. Ginkgo biloba for cognitive improvement in healthy individuals
94. Ginkgo biloba versus placebo for schizophrenia
95. Ginseng for erectile dysfunction
96. Ginseng for improving the quality of life in people with cancer
97. Glutamine for induction of remission in Crohn's disease
98. Glutamine for induction of remission in Crohn's disease
99. Glycyrrhizin for chronic hepatitis B virus infection
100. Glycyrrhizin versus antiviral drugs for chronic hepatitis B virus infection
101. Guided imagery for treating hypertension in pregnancy
102. Helminths for asthma
103. Herbal medicinal products or preparations for neuropathic pain
104. Herbal medicine for diabetic retinopathy
105. Herbal medicine for relapse and metastasis in patients operated for colorectal cancer
106. Herbal medicines for systemic lupus erythematosus
107. Herbal medicines for the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease
108. Herbal medicines for type 1 diabetes mellitus
109. Homeopathy for osteoarthritis
110. Humanistic therapies versus other psychological therapies for depression
111. Humanistic therapies versus treatment as usual for depression
112. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for persistent post-concussion syndrome following mild traumatic brain injury
113. Hypnosis for pain management during labour and childbirth
114. Hypnosis for preventing preterm labour
115. Immunonutrition for acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) in adults
116. Inosine for multiple sclerosis
117. Inositol for subfertile women with polycystic ovary syndrome
118. Interpersonal, cognitive analytic and other integrative therapies versus other psychological therapies for depression
119. Intranasal oxytocin for autism spectrum disorders (ASD)
120. Intranasal phototherapy for allergic rhinitis
121. Ketogenic diet for primary brain and spinal cord tumours
122. L-acetylcarnitine for fragile X syndrome
123. Lactoferrin for the post-operative management of term neonates after gastrointestinal surgery
124. Leeches (Hirudinea) for osteoarthritis
125. Light therapy for preventing seasonal affective disorder
126. Lipid-based nutrient supplements for pregnant women and their impact on pregnancy, birth, and infant developmental outcomes in stable and emergency settings
127. Listening to music for improving sleep in adults with insomnia
128. Lutein and zeaxanthin for reducing morbidity and mortality in preterm infants
129. Magnesium sulphate for acute bronchiolitis in children under two years of age
130. Magnetic seizure therapy for people with schizophrenia
131. Manual therapy and exercise for lateral elbow pain
132. Manual therapy with exercise for neck pain
133. Marine-derived n-3 fatty acids therapy for stroke
134. Marine-derived n-3 fatty acids therapy for stroke
135. Massage therapy for preventing pressure ulcers
136. Maternal prenatal and/or postnatal n-3 fish oil supplementation for preventing allergies in early childhood
137. Maternal probiotic supplementation for prevention of morbidity and mortality in preterm infants
138. The McKenzie method for (sub)acute non-specific low-back pain
139. The McKenzie method for chronic non-specific low-back pain
140. Medicinal herbs for acute hepatitis B
141. Meditation for adult patients with haematological malignancies
142. Melatonin and agomelatine for preventing seasonal affective disorder
143. Melatonin for preoperative anxiety in adults
144. Melatonin for tinnitus
145. Melatonin for treating pre-eclampsia
146. Melatonin in cancer treatment
147. Mind-body movement therapies for Parkinson's disease
148. Mindfulness-based parenting programmes for improving psychosocial outcomes in children from birth to age 18 and their parents
149. Mindfulness-based stress reduction for family carers of people with dementia
150. Mindfulness-based stress reduction for women diagnosed with breast cancer
151. Modified dietary fat intake for treatment of gallstone disease
152. Moxibustion for alleviating side effects of chemotherapy or radiotherapy in cancer patients
153. Moxibustion for stroke rehabilitation
154. Music for pain relief
155. Music therapy for people with substance use disorders
156. Myo-inositol for preventing gestational diabetes
157. N-acetylcysteine as an adjuvant therapy for Helicobacter pylori eradication
158. N-acetylcysteine for non-paracetamol (acetaminophen)-related acute liver failure
159. Neuroaid for improving recovery after ischemic stroke
160. Neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) for patellofemoral pain syndrome
161. Non-hormonal therapy for hot flushes in postmenopausal women
162. Non-pharmacological interventions for managing dental anxiety in children
163. Omega 3 fatty acids for the treatment of dementia and cognitive impairment
164. Omega 6 fatty acids for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease
165. Omega-3 and omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids for dry eye syndrome
166. Omega-3 fatty acids for depression in adults
167. Omega-3 fatty acids for vascular access outcomes in patients with chronic kidney disease
168. Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
169. Open Dialogue for psychosis or severe mental illness
170. Oral nutritional supplements for treating venous leg ulcers
171. Oral probiotics for infantile colic
172. Oral protein-based supplements for people with chronic kidney disease requiring dialysis
173. Oral zinc for the prevention of hyperbilirubinemia in neonates
174. Ozone therapy for treating diabetic foot ulcers
175. Pentoxifylline and vitamin E alone or in combination for preventing and treating side effects of radiation therapy and concomitant chemoradiotherapy
176. Perioperative prebiotics, probiotics or synbiotics for elective abdominal surgery in adults
177. Physical activity for improving the symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children and adolescents
178. Physical interventions (orthoses, splints, exercise and manual therapy) for treating plantar heel pain
179. Phytoestrogens in the treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis
180. Polyunsaturated fat intake for prevention of cardiovascular disease
181. Polyunsaturated fatty acid supplementation in infancy for the prevention of allergy and food hypersensitivity
182. Preschool and school-based mindfulness programmes for improving mental health and cognitive functioning in young people aged 3 to 18 years
183. Probiotic agents for the treatment of diarrhoea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome
184. Probiotics as adjunctive therapy for eradication of Helicobacter pylori infection
185. Probiotics for fibromyalgia
186. Probiotics for people with cystic fibrosis
187. Probiotics for preventing acute otitis media in children
188. Probiotics for preventing urinary tract infections in adults and children
189. Probiotics for preventing ventilator-associated pneumonia
190. Probiotics for the post-operative management of term neonates after gastrointestinal surgery
191. Probiotics for the prevention or treatment of chemotherapy or radiotherapy related diarrhoea in cancer patients
192. Probiotics for the prevention or treatment of hyperbilirubinaemia in late preterm and term neonates
193. Probiotics for treating women with gestational diabetes for improving maternal and fetal health and well-being
194. Probiotics to prevent infantile colic
195. Provision of folic acid for reducing arsenic toxicity in arsenic-exposed children and adults
196. Psychodynamic therapies versus treatment as usual for depression
197. Psychological therapies for the prevention of migraine in adults
198. Qigong for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease
199. Reflexology for treatment of constipation
200. Reiki treatment for psychological symptoms
201. Restriction of salt intake and other dietary modifications for the treatment of Ménière's disease or syndrome
202. Role of homeopathic medicines in prevention and treatment of paralytic ileus
203. Saffron (adjunct) for people with schizophrenia who have antipsychotic-induced metabolic syndrome
204. Selenium supplementation during pregnancy for improving maternal and newborn outcomes
205. Short chain fatty acids (butyrate) for induction of remission in ulcerative colitis
206. Sophorus species for chronic hepatitis B virus infection
207. Systemic nutritional interventions for treating foot ulcers in people with diabetes
208. Tai Chi for hypertension
209. Tai Chi for improving recovery after stroke
210. Tai chi for schizophrenia
211. Tai Chi for type 2 diabetes mellitus
212. Testosterone supplementation for mild cognitive impairment and dementia
213. Tong-xin-luo capsule for patients with coronary heart disease after percutaneous coronary intervention
214. Topical herbal interventions for gingivitis
215. Topical oils for the prevention or treatment of dry skin in term infants
216. Traditional Chinese herbal medicine for vascular dementia
217. Traditional Chinese medicinal herbs for condyloma acuminatum
218. Traditional Chinese medicinal herbs for induction of remission in ulcerative colitis
219. Transcranial laser therapy for acute ischemic stroke
220. Transcranial magnetic stimulation for post-traumatic stress disorder
221. Transcranial magnetic stimulation for schizophrenia
222. Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) for chronic low-back pain
223. Vitamin A supplementation for postpartum women
224. Vitamin and mineral supplementation for maintaining cognitive function in cognitively healthy people in late life
225. Vitamin and mineral supplementation for maintaining cognitive function in cognitively healthy people in mid life
226. Vitamin and mineral supplementation for prevention of dementia or delaying cognitive decline in people with mild cognitive impairment
227. Vitamin B for treating diabetic peripheral neuropathy
228. Vitamin C for preventing complex regional pain syndrome (type I) after wrist fractures in adults
229. Vitamin D supplementation in infancy for improving bone density
230. Vitamin D with or without calcium for treating osteoporosis in postmenopausal women
231. Vitamin E supplementation for adults with diabetes mellitus
232. Vitamin K for the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis in post-menopausal women
233. Vitamin K for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease
234. Vitamins and minerals for the prevention of colorectal adenomas and carcinomas
235. Workplace lighting for improving mood and alertness in daytime workers
236. Xylitol-containing products for preventing dental caries in children and adolescents
237. Yoga as part of a package of care versus non-standard care for schizophrenia
238. Yoga as part of a package of care versus standard care for schizophrenia
239. Yoga for schizophrenia
240. Yoga for stroke rehabilitation
241. Zinc for preventing and treating the common cold