Systematic Reviews

Effects of glucose and sucrose on mood: a systematic review of interventional studies | Nutrition Reviews

<b>Context</b> Glucose is the main energy source for the brain, and as such, manipulation of glucose supply may affect brain function. It has been suggested …

Research

Structural Interventions in HIV Prevention: A Taxonomy and Descriptive Systematic Review.

2017 Dec;21(12):3366-3430. doi: 10.1007/s10461-017-1965-5.<p>1Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention, Prevention Research Branch, The U.S. Centers for Disease …

Public Health

Two-Minute Step Test of Exercise Capacity: Systematic Review

The 2-minute step test (TMST) is one of many alternatives for measuring exercise capacity. First introduced in 1999 as part of the Senior Fitness …

Physiotherapy

The effectiveness of walking versus exercise on pain & function in chronic low back pain: a systematic review

Walking is commonly recommended to relieve pain and improve function in chronic low back pain. The purpose of this study was to conduct a systematic …

Pain

Promising Approaches to Army Institutional Change

Research Questions<p>Which approaches would best help the U.S. Army commit to organizational change to meet challenges stemming from behavioral health …

U.S. Army

Early interventions to promote work participation in people with regional MSK pain: a systematic review

The objective of this study was to determine the effectiveness of early multidisciplinary interventions in promoting work participation and reducing …

Physiotherapy

Does taping in addition to physiotherapy improve the outcomes in subacromial impingement? Systematic review.

Taping is used with or without other interventions for many purposes, especially to manage pain and improve functional activity in patients with …

Pain

Police techniques for investigating serious violent crime: A systematic review

Home » Publications » Trends & issues in crime and criminal justice » 521-540 » Police techniques for investigating serious violent crime: A …

Justice

Evolution actually – A tale of two disciplines

<b>I wrote a recent post which touched on adopting approaches from other disciplines, specifically biology, and applying them to language data. It</b> …

Language

#UnderstandingPsychosis

The British Psychological Society recently produced a document entitled #UnderstandingPsychosis, which outlined views on definitions, aetiology, …

Research

Future self-harm may be reduced with a brief psychological intervention, but perhaps only for the more severe

Angharad de Cates explores a recent RCT of a brief psychological intervention to reduce repetition of self-harm in patients admitted to hospital …

Research

[Systematic review] The potential of real-time fMRI neurofeedback for stroke rehabilitation – Full Text

Fig. 1. Real-time fMRI neurofeedback is a closed-loop system that can be used to voluntarily modulate brain-activity through the principle of operant …

The Brain

Integrative Pain Care: When and How to Prescribe?

In this Q&A, Robert Alan Bonakdar, MD, director of pain management at Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine in San Diego, California, discusses …

Pain

Frailty index as a predictor of mortality: a systematic review and meta-analysis | Age and Ageing

Background<p>two popular operational definitions of frailty, the frailty phenotype and Frailty index (FI), are based on different theories. Although FI …

Research

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Systematic Review: Organizational Culture<p>93% of CEOs see sustainability as key to business success. Here, NBS presents a comprehensive framework to …

Effectiveness and safety of oral anticoagulants in older patients with atrial fibrillation: a systematic review and meta-regression analysis | Age and Ageing

Background and objective<p>the study analysed the effectiveness and safety of warfarin use compared with warfarin non-use and non-vitamin K antagonist …

Dementia

Cognitive and neuroimaging findings in developmental coordination disorder: new insights from a systematic review of recent research. - PubMed

AIM:<p>To better understand the neural and performance factors that may underlie developmental coordination disorder (DCD), and implications for a …

How to use NVivo for your Literature Review

This article has been written to explain how to use NVivo for your literature review process when doing your PhD. The examples I give are based on …

Crashing

Is coffee bad for your bones?

NEW YORK: Drinking a lot of coffee has been linked to an increased risk of fractures in some observational studies. However, other studies have found …

Nutrition

Slideshow: Ways Your Smartphone Wrecks Your Health

Pain

Survival in adults and children with systemic lupus erythematosus: a systematic review and Bayesian meta-analysis of studies from 1950 to 2016. - PubMed

OBJECTIVE:<p>To determine trends in survival among adult and paediatric patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) from 1950 to the …

What Defines a High-Performing Health System

Lack of a consistent definition of a high-performing health system severely hampers our ability to compare delivery systems based on performance.

Public Policy

Short-term Peripheral Venous Catheter–Related Bloodstream Infections: A Systematic Review | Clinical Infectious Diseases

Short-term peripheral venous catheters (PVCs) are commonly used in healthcare settings. To determine the magnitude of bloodstream infections (BSIs) …

Medicine

A systematic review, meta-analysis and meta-regression of the effect of protein supplementation on resistance training-induced gains in muscle mass and strength in healthy adults

Statistics from Altmetric.com<p>Request permissions<p>If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the …

Muscle

Extra funding for schools only leads to 'modest' attainment boost

<b>Department for Education research finds that spending an extra £1,000 per pupil boosts results by only 'a fraction of a grade' – and only at primary</b> …

Education

Graft and Mesh Use in Transvaginal Prolapse Repair: A Systematic Review

Objective: To update clinical practice guidelines on graft and mesh use in transvaginal pelvic organ prolapse repair based on systematic review.<p>Data …

Dietary patterns, foods and nutrients in male fertility parameters and fecundability: a systematic review of observational studies | Human Reproduction Update

BACKGROUND<p>Infertility is a global public health issue, affecting 15% of all couples of reproductive age. Male factors, including decreased semen …

Research

Review: Insomnia medication may wake up some patients from vegetative state

In a new systematic review in <i>JAMA Neurology</i>, Michigan Medicine researchers found reason to further explore the surprising effects of zolpidem that …

Research

Cyber Power Potential of the Army's Reserve Component

Describes the availability of personnel with cyber skills in the private sector and the number of Army reserve component soldiers available to …

Cybersecurity

[REVIEW] Is robot-assisted therapy effective in upper extremity recovery in early stage stroke? —a systematic literature review

<b>Abstract</b><p>[Purpose] The aim of this study was to systematically investigate the effects of robot-assisted therapy on the upper extremity in acute and …

Pain