Hospital Abstracts

The sexual and reproductive health of foreign-born women in the United States.

Contraception 2018 02 14() pii S0010-7824(18)30065-9 Abstract OBJECTIVE To explore the sexual and reproductive health (SRH) behaviors, health insurance coverage, and use of SRH services of women

Vitamin D, PCOS and androgens in men: a systematic review.

Endocrine connections 2018 02 15() pii EC-18-0009 Abstract BACKGROUND Accumulating evidence from animal and human studies suggests that vitamin D is involved in many functions of the

A systematic approach to RNA-associated motif discovery.

BMC genomics 2018 02 1419(1) 146 doi 10.1186/s12864-018-4528-x Abstract BACKGROUND Sequencing-based large screening of RNA-protein and RNA-RNA interactions has enabled the mechanistic study of post-transcriptional RNA processing

Role of Social Media in Diabetes Management in the Middle East Region: Systematic Review.

Journal of medical Internet research 2018 02 1320(2) e58 doi 10.2196/jmir.9190 Abstract BACKGROUND Diabetes is a major health care burden in the Middle East region. Social networking

Engaging policy-makers, heath system managers, and policy analysts in the knowledge synthesis process: a scoping review.

Implementation science : IS 2018 02 1213(1) 31 doi 10.1186/s13012-018-0717-x Abstract BACKGROUND It is unclear how to engage a wide range of knowledge users in research. We

Ultrasound and shock-wave stimulation to promote axonal regeneration following nerve surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis of preclinical studies.

Scientific reports 2018 02 168(1) 3168 doi 10.1038/s41598-018-21540-5 Abstract Limited regeneration after nerve injury often leads to delayed or incomplete reinnervation and consequently insufficient muscle function. Following

A Web-Based Psychoeducational Intervention for Adolescent Depression: Design and Development of MoodHwb.

JMIR mental health 2018 02 155(1) e13 doi 10.2196/mental.8894 Abstract BACKGROUND Depression is common in adolescence and leads to distress and impairment in individuals, families and carers.

Physical activity and risk of testicular cancer: a systematic review.

BMC cancer 2018 02 1418(1) 189 doi 10.1186/s12885-018-4093-3 Abstract BACKGROUND Physical activity has been implicated as a risk factor in the development of testicular cancer (TC), but

Assessing the reliability of the short form 12 (SF-12) health survey in adults with mental health conditions: a report from the wellness incentive and navigation (WIN) study.

Health and quality of life outcomes 2018 02 1316(1) 34 doi 10.1186/s12955-018-0858-2 Abstract BACKGROUND Although Short Form (SF)-12 × 2® has been extensively studied and used as a valid

Adopting clinical genomics: a systematic review of genomic literacy among physicians in cancer care.

BMC medical genomics 2018 02 1311(1) 18 doi 10.1186/s12920-018-0337-y Abstract BACKGROUND This article investigates the genomic knowledge of oncology care physicians in the adoption of clinical genomics.

Sutureless Perceval Aortic Valve Versus Conventional Stented Bioprostheses: Meta-Analysis of Postoperative and Midterm Results in Isolated Aortic Valve Replacement.

Journal of the American Heart Association 2018 02 167(4) pii e006091 Abstract BACKGROUND Aortic stenosis is the most common valvular disease and has a dismal prognosis without

Peer Coaching Through mHealth Targeting Physical Activity in People With Parkinson Disease: Feasibility Study.

JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2018 02 156(2) e42 doi 10.2196/mhealth.8074 Abstract BACKGROUND Long-term engagement in exercise and physical activity mitigates the progression of disability and increases quality

How to achieve the desired outcomes of advance care planning in nursing homes: a theory of change.

BMC geriatrics 2018 02 1418(1) 47 doi 10.1186/s12877-018-0723-5 Abstract BACKGROUND Advance care planning (ACP) has been identified as particularly relevant for nursing home residents, but it remains

Male partner involvement in increasing the uptake of infant antiretroviral prophylaxis/treatment in sub Saharan Africa: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

BMC public health 2018 02 1318(1) 249 doi 10.1186/s12889-018-5171-9 Abstract BACKGROUND Infant antiretroviral prophylaxis plays an important role towards ensuring the reduction of HIV transmission from mother

Review and critical appraisal of studies mapping from quality of life or clinical measures to EQ-5D: an online database and application of the MAPS statement.

Health and quality of life outcomes 2018 02 1216(1) 31 doi 10.1186/s12955-018-0857-3 Abstract BACKGROUND The Health Economics Research Centre (HERC) Database of Mapping Studies was established in

Urban green spaces and cancer: a protocol for a scoping review.

BMJ open 2018 02 168(2) e018851 doi 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-018851 Abstract INTRODUCTION Green space in the built environment is an important topic on the health agenda today. Studies have

From theoretical concepts to policies and applied programmes: the landscape of integration of oral health in primary care.

BMC oral health 2018 02 1518(1) 23 doi 10.1186/s12903-018-0484-8 Abstract BACKGROUND Despite its importance, the integration of oral health into primary care is still an emerging practice

The interaction between cannabis use and the Val158Met polymorphism of the COMT gene in psychosis: A transdiagnostic meta – analysis.

PloS one 2018 02 1413(2) e0192658 doi 10.1371/journal.pone.0192658 Abstract BACKGROUND Neither environmental nor genetic factors are sufficient to predict the transdiagnostic expression of psychosis. Therefore, analysis of

A systematic review of the effects of acupuncture on xerostomia and hyposalivation.

BMC complementary and alternative medicine 2018 02 1318(1) 57 doi 10.1186/s12906-018-2124-x Abstract BACKGROUND Saliva is fundamental to our oral health and our well-being. Many factors can impair

International core outcome set for clinical trials of medication review in multi-morbid older patients with polypharmacy.

BMC medicine 2018 02 1316(1) 21 doi 10.1186/s12916-018-1007-9 Abstract BACKGROUND Comparisons of clinical trial findings in systematic reviews can be hindered by the heterogeneity of the outcomes

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