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Effectiveness and safety of vitamin D in relation to bone health.
OBJECTIVES To review and synthesize the literature in the following areas: the association of specific circulating 25(OH)D concentrations with bone health outcomes in children, women of reproductiveExpand
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Universal school-based prevention programs for alcohol misuse in young people.
BACKGROUND Alcohol misuse in young people is cause of concern for health services, policy makers, prevention workers, criminal justice system, youth workers, teachers, parents. This is one of threeExpand
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Assessing the Risk of Bias of Individual Studies in Systematic Reviews of Health Care Interventions
Comparative Effectiveness Reviews are systematic reviews of existing research on the effectiveness, comparative effectiveness, and harms of different health care interventions. They provide synthesesExpand
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Universal family-based prevention programs for alcohol misuse in young people.
BACKGROUND Alcohol misuse in young people is a cause of concern for health services, policy makers, prevention workers, and criminal justice system, youth workers, teachers, and parents. OBJECTIVESExpand
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Testing the Newcastle Ottawa Scale showed low reliability between individual reviewers.
OBJECTIVES To assess inter-rater reliability and validity of the Newcastle Ottawa Scale (NOS) used for methodological quality assessment of cohort studies included in systematic reviews. STUDYExpand
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Oral Phosphodiesterase-5 Inhibitors and Hormonal Treatments for Erectile Dysfunction: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a common male sexual disorder and is defined as the persistent inability to achieve or maintain penile erection sufficient for satisfactory sexual performance (1).Expand
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A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Efficacy, Cost-Effectiveness, and Safety of Selected Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Neck and Low-Back Pain
Background. Back pain is a common problem and a major cause of disability and health care utilization. Purpose. To evaluate the efficacy, harms, and costs of the most common CAM treatmentsExpand
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Diagnosis and management of febrile infants (0-3 months).
OBJECTIVES To review the evidence for diagnostic accuracy of screening for serious bacterial illness (SBI) and invasive herpes simplex virus (HSV) infection in febrile infants 3 months or younger;Expand
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Efficacy of food fortification on serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations: systematic review.
BACKGROUND Many residents of the United States and Canada depend on dietary sources of vitamin D to help maintain vitamin D status. Because few natural food sources contain vitamin D, fortified foodsExpand
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Universal multi-component prevention programs for alcohol misuse in young people.
BACKGROUND Alcohol misuse in young people is a cause of concern for health services, policy makers, prevention workers, and criminal justice system, youth workers, teachers, and parents. OBJECTIVESExpand
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