Results from this metaanalysis
support the hypothesis that consumption of vegetables and fruits could reduce the risk of stroke.
of the 107 MTHFR studies (86 previous publications reporting on 88 studies (1) and the 19 new ones) that compared IHD risk in TT and CC individuals (76 792 individuals with IHD and 109 818 unaffected controls) yielded an odds ratio of1.
Although a metaanalysis
of only two studies may seem inadequate, the authors wrote: "When definitive and large trials have not been performed to evaluate the impact of expedited cataract surgery on the incidence of falls, a meta-analysis of all available trials could help resolve some important issues, reducing the need for large, costly new trials.
included studies that used a range of interventions, from individual cognitive-behavioral therapy, to family format, to group therapy (psychoeducation).
We conducted a metaanalysis
of all eight case-control studies published between 1994 and 2005 of prenatal multivitamin supplementation and pediatric cancer rates, comparing the rates of cancer in their children with matched controls whose mothers did not use supplements.
At the upper limb, the metaanalysis
showed a difference of 6.
of single hospital studies is no substitute for good multicenter studies, but it could be used to provide some evidence of reproducibility and thus to prioritize targets for definitive trials.
The present study is somewhast different from traditional forms of metaanalysis
[1,13] in not comparing results addressing a single question.
The results of the metaanalysis
showed that the ThinPrep Pap Test was "significantly better than the conventional smear" for the diagnosis of low-grade (LSIL) and high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions (HSIL).
Some of the potential challenges and pitfalls associated with metaanalysis
are examined, and their consequences are considered.
of three randomized controlled trials totaling 417 obese osteoarthritis (OA) patients also concluded that the intensity of weight loss required to achieve this benefit corresponded to a loss rate of at least 1% of baseline body weight per month, said Mr.
Lisbon -- Prenatal treatment with aspirin cut the incidence of preedampsia by 10% in a metaanalysis
of results from 26 controlled studies that involved more than 30,000 women.