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  • This review assessed the effectiveness of treadmill interventions on locomotor development in children with delayed ambulation or in pre-ambulatory children (or both), who are under six years of age and who are at risk of neuromotor delay. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/14651858.CD009242.pub3/full 
    August 1 2017
  • This is a protocol for a Cochrane Review (Intervention). The objectives are as follows:To determine the role of splinting and the optimal treatment strategy for the non-operative management of DDH in children under six months of age. To identify if there are particular subgroups of patients for whom the optimal management strategy may differ.
    July 10 2017
  • Exercise Interventions for Cerebral PalsyCerebral palsy (CP) is a neurodevelopmental disorder resulting from an injury to the developing brain. It is the most common form of childhood disability and primary impairments associated with CP include reduced muscle strength and reduced cardiorespiratory fitness, resulting in difficulties performing...
    May 16 2017
  • Provision of folic acid for reducing arsenic toxicity in arsenic-exposed children and adults New protocol published. Arsenic is a common environmental toxin and exists in both organic and inorganic forms. Acute poisoning by arsenic is rare, but low-level chronic exposure in humans through contaminated drinking water is common...
    November 26 2015
  • New review published: High-pressure oxygen therapy for children and adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).Read the summary here.Read the full review here.See also:Chelation for autism spectrum disorder (ASD)Acupuncture for people with autism spectrum disorders (ASD)Omega-3 fatty acids for autism spectrum disorders (ASD)Intravenous...
    July 4 2015
  • Family Therapy for Autism Spectrum DisordersNew review published.Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) are characterised by impairments in communication and reciprocal social interaction. These impairments can impact on relationships with family members, augment stress and frustration, and contribute to behaviours that can be described as...
    July 4 2015
  • New protocol published: Lipid-based nutrient supplements for pregnant women and their impact on pregnancy, birth, and infant developmental outcomes in stable and emergency settings. The nutritional status of women prior to and during pregnancy plays a key role in fetal growth and development, and women's energy and protein requirements...
    July 2 2015
  • Cochrane has announced three new workshops: Systematic Reviews of Diagnostic Test Accuracy 19-21 June, Utrecht; Medical Test Evaluation 26-30 June, Amsterdam; and Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses of Diagnostic Test Accuracy 4-6 September, Birmingham.
    July 2 2015
  • Cochrane Developmental, Psychosocial and Learning Problems (CDPLP) Transforming decisions in health and social care
    July 2 2015


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