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EDU800 Week 8 Supplemental Annotation

Means. (2010). Evaluation of Evidence-Based Practices in Online Learning: A Meta-Analysis and Review of Online Learning Studies. U.S. Department of Education Office of Planning, Evaluation, and Policy Development Policy and Program Studies Service. 784 more words

Using Meta-Analysis to Answer Questions That Could Never Be Answered in a Single Trial

An example based on surgical technique for excision of cervical pre-cancer

It is well known that cervical pre-cancer is associated with increased risk of pre-term birth (with all that this entails), and that cervical treatment adds to the risk. 113 more words

Richard Lilford

Does physical activity attenuate, or even eliminate, the detrimental association of sitting time with mortality? A harmonised meta-analysis of data from more than 1 million men and women


High amounts of sedentary behaviour have been associated with increased risks of several chronic conditions and mortality. However, it is unclear whether physical activity attenuates or even eliminates the detrimental effects of prolonged sitting. 522 more words

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Association Between Lowering LDL-C and Cardiovascular Risk Reduction Among Different Therapeutic Interventions A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Importance  The comparative clinical benefit of nonstatin therapies that reduce low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) remains uncertain.

Objective  To evaluate the association between lowering LDL-C and relative cardiovascular risk reduction across different statin and nonstatin therapies. 423 more words

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FTO genotype and weight loss: systematic review and meta-analysis of 9563 individual participant data from eight randomised controlled trials

Objective To assess the effect of the FTO genotype on weight loss after dietary, physical activity, or drug based interventions in randomised controlled trials.

Design… 268 more words

13 (September 2016)

Timing of Allergenic Food Introduction to the Infant Diet and Risk of Allergic or Autoimmune Disease A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Importance  Timing of introduction of allergenic foods to the infant diet may influence the risk of allergic or autoimmune disease, but the evidence for this has not been comprehensively synthesized. 355 more words

13 (September 2016)

Hyperglycaemia and risk of adverse perinatal outcomes: systematic review and meta-analysis

Objectives To assess the association between maternal glucose concentrations and adverse perinatal outcomes in women without gestational or existing diabetes and to determine whether clear thresholds for identifying women at risk of perinatal outcomes can be identified. 367 more words

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