Health Technology Assessment bulletin – May 2013

Effectiveness of biofeedback for managing stress incontinence in women

A new study funded by the HTA Programme will find out whether the use of biofeedback can help to improve the results of teaching pelvic floor exercises for women with stress or mixed urinary incontinence. [more…]

SMILE to help those with poorly controlled epilepsy

A new study funded by the HTA Programme will look at how effective a programme called Self-Management education for adults with poorly controlled epilepsy (SMILE) is in helping those with poorly controlled seizures to become ‘experts’ in dealing with their epilepsy. [more…]

Exercise ineffective against depression in care home residents finds HTA research published in The Lancet

Exercise is not effective in reducing rates of depression among elderly care home residents, according to the findings of an HTA Programme study. [more…]