Systematic Reviews

What Education Doctorate Students Learn From Hands-On Research Courses

« How to Support Education Practitioner-Scholars | Main<p>| No comments<p><i>This post is by Kieran Bennett and Jessica Lorenz, Ed.D. students at the School</i> …

Education

Be the tortoise or the hare: it doesn’t matter for fat loss

A systematic review and meta-analysis of interval training versus moderate-intensity continuous training on body adiposity<p>Rarely does the ERD cover a …

Exercise

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

Dietary supplements for treating osteoarthritis: a systematic review and meta-analysis

ObjectiveTo investigate the efficacy and safety of dietary supplements for patients with osteoarthritis.DesignAn intervention systematic review with …

Medical Journals

The best way to manage email stress, according to an email researcher

New research finds that we’ve been thinking about email all wrong. Commonly-held beliefs say that email is a time-suck on our energy and souls, a …

The Workplace

Turning a Critical Eye on Reference Lists

Citations and the metrics around their use are an important part of evaluation and promotion of science and scientists and yet, little attention is …

Research

Why Scientists Seem Like They're Always Changing Their Minds

Is coffee good or bad for us this week? Butter is still okay, right? Are we in a "diet coke will kill you" or a "diet coke is fine" cycle? It can be …

Coca-Cola

Why Scientists Seem Like They’re Always Changing Their Minds

Is coffee good or bad for us this week? Butter is still okay, right? Are we in a “diet coke will kill you” or a “diet coke is fine” cycle? It can be …

Coca-Cola

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

We need a radical rethink of how to attract more teachers to rural schools

Recently, a teacher at Coonamble High School in New South Wales lost his job after teaching the wrong Higher School Certificate mathematics syllabus …

Education

The Long-Term Health Consequences of Hurricane Harvey

<i>The following originally appeared on The Upshot (copyright 2017, The New York Times Company) and is jointly authored by Aaron Carroll and Austin</i> …

Hurricane Katrina

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

Complementary and Integrative Medicine in Migraine and Headache Management

August 23, 2017<p>Share this content:<p>The growing use of CIM for headache is spurring research, which indicates that some treatments and practices may …

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 …

Opportunity areas could face 'unrealistic expectations', warns DfE research

<b>The ambitions of a government scheme to help pupils in disadvantaged areas may be set too high, according to a Department for Education study</b>The risk …

Research

Benefits and Harms of Plant-Based Cannabis for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder A Systematic Review

Background:Cannabis is available from medical dispensaries for treating posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in many states of the union, yet its …

Research

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.

Health Care

Faecal microbiota transplantation for Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhoea: a systematic review of randomised controlled trials

Abstract<p><b>Objectives:</b> Faecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) has emerged as a useful approach for treating <i>Clostridium difficile</i>-associated diarrhoea …

Research

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 | British Journal of Sports Medicine

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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 …

The worst sports for your knees, according to science

Running gets a bad rap for obliterating your knees.To be fair, research has proven (on more than one occasion) that pounding the pavement can …

Exercise

Overriding parents’ medical decisions for their children: a systematic review of normative literature | Journal of Medical Ethics

In the vast majority of cases, medical treatment decisions are made for children without conflict between families and health professionals. However, …

Medical Journals

Enhancing the usability of systematic reviews by improving the consideration and description of interventions

Summary pointsIntervention details are rarely fully considered or completely reported in systematic reviews, limiting the reproducibility and …

Research

Everything You Know About Warming Up Is Wrong

Static stretching and basic cardio are out. Dynamic stretching and workout-specific exercises are in. Use these tips to make the most of your next …

Exercise

Association of Positive Airway Pressure With Cardiovascular Events and Death in Adults With Sleep Apnea: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. - PubMed

Importance:<p>Sleep apnea (obstructive and central) is associated with adverse cardiovascular risk factors and increased risks of cardiovascular …

Research

About Endnotes Committee

Endnotes Committee Charge<p>To provide support for librarians who want or need to publish scholarly articles; to publish peer-reviewed research by NMRT …

Publishing

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