Systematic Reviews

Risk of road accident associated with the use of drugs: a systematic review and meta-analysis of evidence from epidemiological studies.

2013 Nov;60:254-67. doi: 10.1016/j.aap.2012.06.017. Epub 2012 Jul 9.<p>1Institute of Transport Economics, Gaustadalléen 21, NO-0349 Oslo, Norway; …

Life Sciences

Prevalence of depression and anxiety in Multiple Sclerosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis. - PubMed

OBJECTIVE:<p>Prevalence rates of depression and anxiety in patients with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) vary widely across studies. Aim of this systematic …

Life Sciences

A guiding framework to maximise the power of the arts in medical education: a systematic review and metasynthesis. - PubMed

CONTEXT:<p>A rich literature describes many innovative uses of the arts in professional education. However, arts-based teaching tends to be …

Education

Genderqueer Literature Review #1: Alternating Gender Incongruity

As you know, I’ll be speaking at this year’s American Humanist Association conference about what it means to be genderqueer/nonbinary. I’m currently …

Women's News

Pay-for-performance programs may be linked to process-of-care improvements in ambulatory settings

<b>1. In ambulatory settings, pay-for-performance (P4P) programs may be correlated with improvements in processes of care.</b><p><b>2. Neither hospital nor</b> …

Health Care

The Effectiveness of Footwear and Other Removable Off-loading Devices in the Treatment of Diabetic Foot Ulcers: A Systematic Review

<b>Title:</b>The Effectiveness of Footwear and Other Removable Off-loading Devices in the Treatment of Diabetic Foot Ulcers: A Systematic Review<p><b>VOLUME:</b> 10</b> …

Life Sciences

What’s the Best Way to Lower Levels of IGF-1,the Cancer-Promoting Growth Hormone?

In the NutritionFacts.org video below, Dr. Michael Greger explores the link between obesity and the cancer-causing agent IGF-1* (insulin-like growth …

Cancer

Cannabinoids for treating neurogenic lower urinary tract dysfunction in patients with multiple sclerosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. - PubMed

OBJECTIVES:<p>To systematically review all available evidence on efficacy and safety of cannabinoids for treating neurogenic lower urinary tract …

Cannabinoids

A systematic review of the effectiveness of cutaneous warming systems to prevent hypothermia

CRD summary<p>This review concluded that carbon-fibre blankets and forced-air warming systems were equally effective in preventing hypothermia during …

UK Universities

The role of perioperative warming in surgery: a systematic review

CRD summary<p>The review found that perioperative warming of surgical patients reduced postoperative wound pain, infection, shivering and blood loss. In …

UK Universities

Risk factors for unprovoked epileptic seizures in multiple sclerosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

2017 Jan 4. doi: 10.1007/s10072-016-2803-7. [Epub ahead of print]<p>1Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Magna Graecia University of Catanzaro, …

Life Sciences

How we know Zika virus causes Guillain-Barre Syndrome and birth defects

A structured analysis of the evidence confirms that infection with mosquito-borne Zika virus is a cause of the neurological disorder Guillain-Barre …

Zika Virus

Zoonoses in Veterinary Students: A Systematic Review of the Literature

by Antonio Sánchez, Miranda Prats-van der Ham, Juan Tatay-Dualde, Ana Paterna, Christian de la Fe, Ángel Gómez-Martín, Juan C. Corrales, Antonio …

The effectiveness of yoga in modifying risk factors for cardiovascular disease and metabolic syndrome: A systematic review and meta-analysis of ran... - PubMed

BACKGROUND:<p>Yoga, a popular mind-body practice, may produce changes in cardiovascular disease (CVD) and metabolic syndrome risk factors.<p>DESIGN:<p>This …

Health

Perceived barriers and facilitators of mental health service utilization in adult trauma survivors: A systematic review.

2016 Dec 8;52:52-68. doi: 10.1016/j.cpr.2016.12.001. [Epub ahead of print]<p>1Faculty of Psychology, University of Vienna, Liebiggasse 5, 1010 Vienna, …

Mental Health

A Systematic Review Found Eating Red Meat May Not Negatively Affect Heart Health

A <b>systematic review</b> conducted by Purdue University suggested that eating red meat in excess may have little to no short-term effects on <b>heart health</b> …

Nutrition

Sugar guidelines unreliable says study funded by sugar industry

Most people in the UK eat too much sugar<p>"A study … challenged recommendations by public health officials for people to cut sugar consumption," the …

Sugar

The Scientific Basis of Guideline Recommendations on Sugar Intake | Annals of Internal Medicine | American College of Physicians

Background:<p>The relationship between sugar and health is affected by energy balance, macronutrient substitutions, and diet and lifestyle patterns. …

Sugar

ROBIS: A new tool to assess risk of bias in systematic reviews was developed

Abstract<p>Objective<p>To develop ROBIS, a new tool for assessing the risk of bias in systematic reviews (rather than in primary studies).<p>Study Design and …

Life Sciences

Gender Dysphoria and Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Systematic Review of the Literature. - PubMed

INTRODUCTION:<p>There is a growing clinical recognition that a significant proportion of patients with gender dysphoria have concurrent autism spectrum …

Managing the Quality of Life in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis: A Literature Review.

2016;226:220-1.<p>1Nursing Department, Technological Education al Institute of Western Greece.<br>• 2Department of Nursing, National and Kapodistrian …

Multiple Sclerosis

Patients' perceptions and experiences of cardiovascular disease and diabetes prevention programmes: A systematic review and framework synthesis usi... - PubMed

BACKGROUND:<p>This review provides a worked example of 'best fit' framework synthesis using the Theoretical Domains Framework (TDF) of health psychology …

Diabetes

Can we predict the outcome for people with patellofemoral pain? A systematic review on prognostic factors and treatment effect modifiers | British Journal of Sports Medicine

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 …

Life Sciences

Critical Literature Review

<b>1. Abstract</b><p>According to current market trends and findings analysed within this literature review, an expansion of the smart lighting control system …

Domestic Technology

Evidence-based clinical practice update: practice guidelines for anterior cruciate ligament rehabilitation based on a systematic review and multidisciplinary consensus

• Nicky van Melick1,2,<br>• Robert E H van Cingel3,4,<br>• Frans Brooijmans5,<br>• Camille Neeter6,<br>• Tony van Tienen7,<br>• Wim Hullegie8,<br>• Maria W G Nijhuis-van der …

Life Sciences

Effects of the Social Environment and Stress on Glucocorticoid Receptor Gene Methylation: A Systematic Review.

2016 Jan 15;79(2):87-96. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2014.11.022. Epub 2014 Dec 13.<p>1Douglas Mental Health University Institute, McGill Group for Suicide …

Cell Biology

Systematic review of efficacy of TENS for management of central pain in people with multiple sclerosis. - PubMed

BACKGROUND:<p>Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) is a non-pharmacological therapy that can be used for central pain (CP) management …

Multiple Sclerosis

Mounting Evidence Shows Eating Less Meat = Healthy People, Healthy Planet

A new systematic review of dietary patterns and sustainability published in the latest edition of Advances in Nutrition provides additional evidence …

Food