The authors performed a meta-analysis
to investigate garlic's effect on BP.
combined the ORs in the patients with bladder cancer.
requires that individual investigations report sufficient statistical results in their findings.
included 2,399,200 persons and 25,618 cataracts.
He and his colleagues conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis
of 15 studies evaluating the effects of metformin, TZDs, sulfonylureas, and insulin on colorectal cancer risk.
was applied to calculate the summary relative risk and their 95% confidence intervals.
The topics covered can be categorized as (a) intrinsic limitations of meta-analysis
, (b) unfortunate experimental practices in parapsychological research, (c) problematic properties of the experimental findings in parapsychology, and (d) unfortunate meta-analysis
practices in parapsychology.
, which included 40 published studies and 56,111 women with breast cancer, found no association between risk of the malignancy and circulating serum insulin level, insulin growth factor-1 level, fasting blood glucose level, or C-peptide concentration.
In contrast, when the IARC Working Group for Volume 98 reviewed the evidence on shift work and cancer, a published meta-analysis
had reported a statistically significantly increased risk for breast cancer among women who regularly worked the night shift (Megdal et al.
The two most commonly used antiviral drugs for treating influenza infections, oseltamivir and zanamivir, each provide a net benefit to patients compared with no treatment, concluded the authors of a meta-analysis
of 74 influenza antiviral observational studies.
According to the company, the first meta-analysis
combined raw data from four double-blind trials into an Individual Participant Data Meta-Analysis
determined that those choosing to follow a vegetarian diet had a 27% lower risk of developing diabetes than did non-vegetarians.