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Burden of endemic health-care-associated infection in developing countries: systematic review and meta-analysis
BACKGROUND Health-care-associated infection is the most frequent result of unsafe patient care worldwide, but few data are available from the developing world. We aimed to assess the epidemiology ofExpand
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Perinatal Exposure to Bisphenol A Alters Early Adipogenesis in the Rat
Background The causes of the current obesity pandemic have not been fully elucidated. Implication of environmental endocrine disruptors such as bisphenol A (BPA) on adipose tissue development hasExpand
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Original article: Visual analog scales can assess the severity of rhinitis graded according to ARIA guidelines
Background:  The allergic rhinitis and its impact on asthma (ARIA) guidelines provide a new classification of allergic rhinitis, but a quantitative analysis for severity assessment is lacking.
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Risk Factors for Survival after Lung Metastasectomy in Colorectal Cancer Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
BackgroundResection of lung metastases (LM) from colorectal cancer (CRC) is increasingly performed with a curative intent. It is currently not possible to identify those CRC patients who may benefitExpand
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Influence of adipokines and ghrelin on bone mineral density and fracture risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
CONTEXT Adipokines (leptin, adiponectin, resistin, visfatin) and ghrelin may be implicated in bone metabolism. OBJECTIVE The aim was to perform an overview of the influence of blood levels ofExpand
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The effect of dose on the safety and immunogenicity of the VSV Ebola candidate vaccine: a randomised double-blind, placebo-controlled phase 1/2 trial.
BACKGROUND Safe and effective vaccines against Ebola could prevent or control outbreaks. The safe use of replication-competent vaccines requires a careful dose-selection process. We report the firstExpand
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Phase 1 Trials of rVSV Ebola Vaccine in Africa and Europe.
BACKGROUND The replication-competent recombinant vesicular stomatitis virus (rVSV)-based vaccine expressing a Zaire ebolavirus (ZEBOV) glycoprotein was selected for rapid safety and immunogenicityExpand
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Efficacy of cardiorespiratory aerobic exercise in rheumatoid arthritis: Meta‐analysis of randomized controlled trials
Several lines of evidence have emphasized an improvement in aerobic capacity and muscle strength after physical exercise programs in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients. Our objective was to evaluateExpand
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Prediction of severe community-acquired pneumonia: a systematic review and meta-analysis
IntroductionSeverity assessment and site-of-care decisions for patients with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) are pivotal for patients' safety and adequate allocation of resources. Late admissionExpand
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Dosage effect on uropathogenic Escherichia coli anti-adhesion activity in urine following consumption of cranberry powder standardized for proanthocyanidin content: a multicentric randomized double
BackgroundIngestion of cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon Ait.) has traditionally been utilized for prevention of urinary tract infections. The proanthocyanidins (PACs) in cranberry, in particular theExpand
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