Systematic Reviews

Enhancing Behavior Change Technique Coding Methods: Identifying Behavioral Targets and Delivery Styles in Smoking Cessation Trials

Background<p>The behavior change technique (BCT) taxonomy v1 is often used in systematic reviews for identifying active components of interventions. Its …

Tailoring

Elem. – The Great Dictionary Caper, drawn together, Mommy’s Khimar | PSLA Teaching and Learning – Literature Review

<b>Sierra, Judy.</b> <b>The Great Dictionary Caper.</b> <b>Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2018. 978-1-481-48004-8. Unpaged. $17.99. Gr. K-3.</b><p>When words in the …

Picture Books

Effect of psyllium (Plantago ovata) fiber on LDL cholesterol and alternative lipid targets, non-HDL cholesterol and apolipoprotein B: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Background<p>Studies have identified viscous dietary fiber as potentially attenuating cholesterol, including psyllium, which reduces LDL cholesterol and …

Oxford University Press

Pluto should be reclassified as a planet, experts suggest

Is Pluto a planet?In 2006, the International Astronomical Union (IAU) proposed a definition of a planet that left out Pluto, causing it to lose …

Johns Hopkins University

Reaching all Students Through Culturally Responsive Teaching

By onSeptember 13, 2018 6:00 AM<p><i>This post is by Brooke O'Neill, Director of Curriculum & Instruction at David Douglas School District</i> …

Teaching

Serotonin-Noradrenalin reuptake inhibitors may cause dependence and withdrawal when stopped

The Authors conducted a systematic review examining electronic databases including PubMed, the Cochrane Library, Web of Science, and MEDLINE from the …

University at Buffalo

Psychosocial and behavioral outcomes of genomic testing in cancer: a systematic review

1.<p>Ringwald J, Wochnowski C, Bosse K, Giel KE, Schaffeler N, Zipfel S, et al. Psychological Distress, Anxiety, and Depression of Cancer-Affected …

Breast Cancer

The impact of the tax on sweetened beverages: a systematic review

Background<p>Obesity has a serious impact on public health. Sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) are implicated in the obesity epidemic. Regulation has been …

Beverages

A systematic review of economic evaluations of conservative treatments for chronic lower extremity musculoskeletal complaints

Objective<p>To appraise and synthesise studies evaluating the clinical and cost effectiveness of conservative interventions for chronic lower extremity …

Oxford University Press

Effects of intermittent versus continuous dieting on weight and body composition in obese and overweight people: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

1.<p>Jensen MD, Ryan DH, Apovian CM, Ard JD, Comuzzie AG, Donato KA, et al. 2013 AHA/ACC/TOS guideline for the management of overweight and obesity in …

Weight Loss

11 Health Conditions Doing Yoga Can Help With, According To Science

Although yoga originated as a spiritual — rather than a physical — practice rooted in Indian philosophy, health experts have done a wealth of …

Yoga

Machine learning the solution to networking problems

Today’s networks, whether wired or wireless, are increasingly complex and diverse. Network managers ensure that devices remain connected, …

Machine Learning

The impact of academic events—A literature review

Demands on publicly funded scientific research to yield academic and societal impact have been commonplace for some time. Research communities, …

Humanities

Factors perceived to influence healthy eating: a systematic review and meta-ethnographic synthesis of the literature

Context<p>Dietary risks are leading contributors to global morbidity and mortality and disproportionately burden individuals of lower socioeconomic …

Oxford University Press

The use of social features in mobile health interventions to promote physical activity: a systematic review

1.<p>Janssen, I. & LeBlanc, A. G. Systematic review of the health benefits of physical activity and fitness in school-aged children and youth. <i>Int. J.</i> …

mHealth

A systematic review, meta-analysis and meta-regression of the prevalence of protein-energy malnutrition: associations with geographical region and sex

Background<p>protein-energy malnutrition is a major health concern in home-dwelling older adults, particularly in the context of an ageing population. …

Oxford University Press

Alcohol Consumption and the Risk of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Aims<p>Epidemiologic evidence on alcohol consumption increasing the risk of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is contradictory. This study aimed to …

Clinical Trials

Videoconferencing psychological therapy and anxiety: a systematic review

Background<p>The growing worldwide prevalence of individuals with anxiety disorders has increased needs for mental health services. Due to limited …

Mental Health

USPSTF Evidence Report: Screening for Syphilis in Pregnancy

This systematic review to support the 2018 updated US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement on screening for syphilis infection in …

Medicine

Effects of prophylactic antibiotics on patients with stable COPD: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Background<p>As bacterial infections provoke exacerbations, COPD patients may benefit from prophylactic antibiotics. However, evidence regarding their …

Medicine

The demonisation of dietary fats and saturated fat: villain or hero? Episode #346

Public Health

Prognostic value of right ventricular longitudinal strain in patients with pulmonary hypertension: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Aims<p>Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is associated with high morbidity and mortality and the predictive capacity of traditional functional …

Oxford University Press

The prevalence of orthostatic hypotension: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Background<p>Orthostatic hypotension (OH) is associated with increased risk of falls, cognitive impairment and death as well as a reduced quality of …

Long-Term Care

Abstract

This document provides background and guidance on how to design and implement shared, communal and public sanitation facilities, with a focus on …

World Bank

Oxidative Stress and Inflammation in First-Episode Psychosis: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Despite mixed findings, increasing evidence suggests that people with first-episode psychosis (FEP) show increased pro-inflammatory and pro-oxidative …

Neuroscience

Anti-anginal drugs–beliefs and evidence: systematic review covering 50 years of medical treatment

Chronic stable angina is the most prevalent symptom of ischaemic heart disease and its management is a priority. Current guidelines recommend …

Oxford University Press

Low Cure Rates in Controlled Trials of Fecal Microbiota Transplantation for Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Background<p>Fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) is highly effective for treating recurrent <i>Clostridium difficile</i> infection (CDI) in observational …

Clinical Trials

Determining and updating PET/CT and SPECT/CT diagnostic reference levels: A systematic review

The aim of this systematic review is to investigate the national diagnostic reference level (NDRL) methods for positron emission tomography/computed …

Oxford University Press

Children with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis can be treated

The results of a large, international systematic review show that tuberculosis treatment is successful in children with multidrug-resistant …

Public Health

A Systematic Review of Micronutrient Deficiencies in Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Background<p>This systematic review critically analyzes the current research on micronutrient deficiency in children with inflammatory bowel disease …

Oxford University Press