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Association between Urologic Malignancies and End-stage Renal Disease: A Meta-Analysis

Authors’conclusions: “Our study demonstrates a significant association between ESRD and urologic malignancies. 45 more words


Efficacy of zinc supplementation for neonatal sepsis: a systematic review and meta-analysis


Background: Zinc supplementation has some potential in treating neonatal sepsis. We conduct a systematic review and meta-analysis to explore the efficacy of zinc supplementation for neonatal sepsis. 148 more words

What Am I Doing Here?

Hey there, welcome to my book corner!

I decided to start a dedicated blog where I talk books! (Not mine, other people’s.) I’m excited about this project, as a place to put my full reviews (instead of just having them on Goodreads), and also a place where I share recommendation lists, and essays discussing my personal responses to books. 155 more words


Gray matter alterations in cirrhosis with and without hepatic encephalopathy: a meta-analysis of voxel-based morphometry studies

Cirrhosis has a critical neuropsychiatric complication of cognitive decline, which will develop gradually into hepatic encephalopathy (HE). HE is regarded as a continuum ranging from minimal HE (MHE) to overt HE (OHE), rather than distinct stages. 153 more words


Efficacy of Probiotics on Anxiety: A Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials

Anxiety disorders, characterized as a group of mental disorders including feelings of fear, dread, and uneasiness that may occur as a reaction to stress or worry about future events or a reaction to current events, are common and impairing psychiatric illnesses experienced globally. 180 more words


Meta-analysis Confirms Correlation of Coffee Consumption with Reduced Liver Cancer Risk; No Significant Effect on Biliary Tract Cancers

Coffee beverages from coffee (Coffea arabica, Rubiaceae) beans can offer many health benefits to the liver, with anti-cancer effects exerted by caffeine, and antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects by phenolic components. 781 more words


Meta-analysis Shows Turmeric Effective in Lowering Low-density Lipoproteins and Triglycerides

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is one of the leading causes of mortality in the world, and the increased risk is characterized by age, sex, hypertension, dyslipidemia, obesity, type 2 diabetes mellitus, and metabolic syndrome (MetS). 743 more words