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Systematic Reviews in Health Care: Meta‐analysis in Context
- M. Pittler
- 14 June 2010
The systematic reviews in health care meta analysis in context 2nd edition offers the best experience and lesson to take, not only take, but also learn. Expand
Efficacy of ginger for nausea and vomiting: a systematic review of randomized clinical trials.
A systematic review of the evidence from randomized controlled trials for or against the efficacy of ginger for nausea and vomiting found one study was found for each of the following conditions: seasickness, morning sickness and chemotherapy-induced nausea. Expand
Risks associated with herbal medicinal products.
Toxicity data indicate that some HMPs have the potential to cause serious adverse events and fatalities, and more research and more information are required in order to maximize consumers' safety. Expand
Randomized, double-blind trial of chitosan for body weight reduction
The above data suggest that chitosan in the administered dosage, without dietary alterations, does not reduce body weight in overweight subjects, and is not incorporated as a major constituent into several over-the-counter remedies. Expand
Assessment of therapeutic safety in systematic reviews: literature review
This work evaluated two major medical databases to assess the extent to which therapeutic safety is addressed in systematic reviews and meta-analyses. Expand
Hawthorn extract for treating chronic heart failure.
There is a significant benefit in symptom control and physiologic outcomes from hawthorn extract as an adjunctive treatment for chronic heart failure according to double-blind randomised clinical trials. Expand
Yohimbine for erectile dysfunction: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials.
The meta-analysis demonstrated that yohimbine is superior to placebo in the treatment of erectile dysfunction and should be considered as initial pharmacological intervention. Expand
Guar gum for body weight reduction: meta-analysis of randomized trials.
This meta-analysis suggests that guar gum is not efficacious for reducing body weight, and it cannot be recommended as a treatment for lowering body weight. Expand