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Another Session on Reproducibility at the 2017 ASSA Meetings

TRN previously posted about two sessions on replication at the 2017 ASSA meetings. In what may be a sign of changing times, the American Economic Association is sponsoring a third session on this topic. 92 more words
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7 small things you can do for science in 2017

The new year is here, and many of us start off with some resolutions. Following this trend, I thought it would be fun to share some things I’ve been doing and will continue to do that mostly (with the exception of point 3) require only little effort on my side and which positively impact my sciencing and that of those around me. 913 more words

Hearing impairment and risk of Alzheimer's disease: a meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies.

Source: Neurological Sciences

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Date of publication: November 2016

Publication type: Journal Article

In a nutshell: This meta-analysis found that age-related hearing impairment significantly increases the risk of cognitive impairment, although not of Alzheimer’s disease.

Length of publication: 7 pages.

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Differential effect of mass deworming and targeted deworming for soil-transmitted helminth control in children: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Background

Soil-transmitted helminth infections are a major global health issue, causing substantial morbidity in the world’s poorest populations. Regular delivery of anthelmintic drugs is the mainstay for global soil-transmitted helminth control. 373 more words

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Association Between Palliative Care and Patient and Caregiver Outcomes: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Importance  The use of palliative care programs and the number of trials assessing their effectiveness have increased.

Objective  To determine the association of palliative care with quality of life (QOL), symptom burden, survival, and other outcomes for people with life-limiting illness and for their caregivers. 344 more words

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Association between prediabetes and risk of cardiovascular disease and all cause mortality: systematic review and meta-analysis

Objectives To evaluate associations between different definitions of prediabetes and the risk of cardiovascular disease and all cause mortality.

Design Meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies. 322 more words

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The Harms of Misinformation: Debunking the Myth You Can Ladder Well with Rogue

I’ve been hanging out on Hearthstone Reddit quite a bit, and there is the ongoing rage about frankly lousy Rogue cards. While overcomplaining is obviously toxic behavior, a common argument against the state of Rogue is that it is a fine class for laddering. 305 more words

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