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Individual participant data meta-analyses should not ignore clustering
Objectives: Individual participant data (IPD) meta-analyses often analyze their IPD as if coming from a single study. We compare this approach with analyses that rather account for clustering of patients within studies. ...
Cardiovascular effects of stimulant and non-stimulant medication for children and adolescents with ADHD: A systematic review and meta-analysis of trials of methylphenidate, amphetamines and atomoxetine
This article presents a review to evaluate potential cardiovascular effects of these treatments, the authors conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of the effects of methylphenidate (MPH), amphetamines (AMP), and ...
Alcohol and the NHS Health Check programme: Could we be left with a hangover?
Alcohol misuse costs the NHS in the order of £2.7 billion per year; the total annual cost to the UK economy has been calculated at up to £25.1 billion. This article will examine if the Department of Health?s NHS Health ...
Health checks: Could we be left with a hangover?
Alcohol misuse costs £2.7 billion a year to the NHS. Mark Holmes and Jamie Waterall ask whether the NHS Health Check programme has missed a chance to help reduce the health risks of alcohol misuse
Antidepressant use and risk of cardiovascular outcomes in people aged 20 to 64: Cohort study using primary care database
OBJECTIVE: To assess associations between different antidepressant treatments and rates of three cardiovascular outcomes (myocardial infarction, stroke or transient ischaemic attack, and arrhythmia) in people with ...