António Vaz-Carneiro

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Several studies conducted worldwide report an inverse association between caffeine/coffee consumption and the risk of developing Parkinson's disease (PD). However, heterogeneity and conflicting results between studies preclude a correct estimation of the strength of this association. We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of published(More)
OBJECTIVE To systematically review longitudinal studies evaluating use of angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors or angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) and risk of pneumonia. DESIGN Systematic review and meta-analysis. DATA SOURCES Medline through PubMed, Web of Science with conference proceedings (inception to June 2011), and US Food and Drug(More)
The standard treatment for acute deep vein thrombosis (DVT) targets to reduce immediate complications, however thrombolysis could reduce the long-term complications of post-thrombotic syndrome in the affected limb. This systematic review aimed to assess the effects of thrombolytic therapy and anticoagulation versus anticoagulation in people with deep vein(More)
Smoking is one of the most important risk factors for various cardiovascular, cancer and respiratory diseases. There are a number of smoking cessation techniques involving psychological, pharmacological and behavioral interventions, with varying effectiveness and different costs. The electronic cigarettes are devices which produce a nicotine aerosol but(More)
Cochrane Corner: Qual é o impacto clínico da administração de oxigénio em doentes com enfarte agudo do miocárdio? Avaliação de uma revisão sistemática Cochrane Recebido a 8 de abril de 2014; aceite a 20 de abril de 2014 Disponível na Internet a 7 de outubro de 2014 Tipo e descrição do estudo Trata-se de uma revisão sistemática de ensaios clínicos(More)
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