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Food-dependent Exercise-induced Wheals, Angioedema, and Anaphylaxis: A Systematic Review.

J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 2022 Jun 22. Epub 2022 Jun 22.

Institute of Allergology, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, corporate member of Freie Universität Berlin and Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany; Fraunhofer Institute for Translational Medicine and Pharmacology (ITMP), Allergology and Immunology, Berlin, Germany.

Background: Food-dependent exercise-induced wheals, angioedema, and anaphylaxis remain insufficiently characterized.

Objective: We systematically reviewed the literature on clinical manifestations, laboratory investigations, culprit foods, triggering exercise, comorbidities, and treatment outcomes.

Methods: Using predefined search terms and Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-analysis (PRISMA) recommendations, we searched three electronic databases to identify relevant literature published before July 2021. Read More

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Apigenin in Cancer Prevention and Therapy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Animal Models.

Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 2022 Jun 22:103751. Epub 2022 Jun 22.

Molecular Cancer Genetics & Translational Research Lab, Section of Genetics, Department of Zoology, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh-202002, India. Electronic address:

Background: Apigenin is being increasingly recognized as a cancer chemopreventive agent. We aimed to investigate the anticancer effects of Apigenin in in-vivo studies to know its present research status and how close or how far it is from the clinics.

Methods: Several electronic databases such as PubMed, Springer, Cochrane, and ctri. Read More

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Tamoxifen in mastalgia: A meta-analysis.

J Obstet Gynaecol Can 2022 Jun 22. Epub 2022 Jun 22.

Junior medical officer, AIIMS Bhubaneswar.

Objectives: Tamoxifen is prescribed for chronic mastalgia at a dosage of one 10- or 20-mg tablet for 3-6 months. A topical preparation of this drug has recently been approved. The aim of this study was to meta-analyze the effectiveness of tamoxifen and its different regimens for the treatment of mastalgia. Read More

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Neosporosis in sheep: a systematic review and meta-analysis of global seroprevalence and related risk factors.

Acta Trop 2022 Jun 22:106569. Epub 2022 Jun 22.

Laboratorio de Molecular Farming y Vacunas, INTECH, CONICET-UNSAM, Chascomús, Argentina. Electronic address:

Neosporosis is recognized as the main cause of abortions in cattle worldwide and there is an increasing concern about its role in ovine reproductive losses; however, epidemiological studies regarding neosporosis in sheep are still limited. This meta-analysis aimed to estimate the global pooled seroprevalence and associated risk factors of ovine neosporosis. In the current report, a comprehensive strategy of search and data collection from 7 worldwide databases was performed. Read More

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Predictors of poor serologic response to COVID-19 vaccine in patients with cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Eur J Cancer 2022 Jun 2;172:41-50. Epub 2022 Jun 2.

Department of Forensic Pathology, West China School of Basic Medical Sciences & Forensic Medicine, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan 610041, People's Republic of China. Electronic address:

Backgrounds: Patients with cancer presented a lower probability to obtain seroconversion after a complete course of COVID-19 vaccination. However, little was known on the factors that predict poor seroconversion in this frail population.

Methods: We searched the PubMed, EMBASE, and China National Knowledge Infrastructure databases for all articles within a range of published years from 2019 to 2022 on the predictors of response to COVID-19 vaccine in patients with cancer (last search was updated on 2st March 2022). Read More

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Association of single nucleotide polymorphisms in immune-related genes with spontaneous HBsAg seroconversion: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Int Immunopharmacol 2022 Jun 22;110:108982. Epub 2022 Jun 22.

Middle East Liver Diseases (MELD) Center, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:

Background: Studies have reported that the immune system modulation genes are involved in the seroconversion during hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection. Here, a systematic review with meta-analysis is implemented on the association of polymorphisms in immune-related genes with the spontaneous hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) seroconversion.

Methods: A systematic literature search was conducted in the main electronic databases of Scopus, PubMed, and Web of Science before May 2022. Read More

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Efficacy and safety of micronized purified flavonoid fractions for the treatment of postoperative hemorrhoid complications: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Phytomedicine 2022 Jun 17;104:154244. Epub 2022 Jun 17.

Inner Mongolia Medical University, Hohhot, Inner Mongolia 010110; Inner Mongolia Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Hohhot, Inner Mongolia 010020; Inner Mongolia Institute of Traditional Chinese and Mongolian Medicine, Hohhot, Inner Mongolia 010010; Baotou Medical College, Baotou, Inner Mongolia 014040. Electronic address:

Background: Hemorrhoids, a common anorectal disease, seriously affects patients' quality of life. Micronized purified flavonoid fractions (MPFF) have been shown to improve hemorrhoid symptoms.

Purpose: To evaluate the efficacy and safety of MPFF in treating postoperative hemorrhoid complications. Read More

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Diagnostic accuracy of different ultrasound signs for detecting adnexal torsion: systematic review and meta-analysis.

Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2022 Jun 25. Epub 2022 Jun 25.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Clínica Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain.

Objective: To evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of different ultrasound signs for diagnosing adnexal torsion (AT), using surgery as the reference standard.

Methods: A search was performed in PubMed/MEDLINE, CINAHL, Scopus, Cochrane, ClinicalTrials.gov and Web of Science databases (January 1990 to November 2021) for studies evaluating the presence of ovarian edema, an adnexal mass, Doppler flow findings and the whirlpool sign as ultrasound signs (index tests) for detecting AT, using surgical findings as reference standard. Read More

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Congenital anomalies and perinatal outcomes following blastocyst vs cleavage-stage embryo transfer: systematic review and network meta-analysis.

Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2022 Jun 25. Epub 2022 Jun 25.

Assisted Reproduction Unit, Second Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, "Aretaieion" University Hospital, 76 Vas. Sofias Av., 11528, Athens, Greece.

Objective: To compare the reported events of congenital anomalies of newborns and perinatal outcomes of pregnancies resulting from blastocyst and cleavage-stage embryo transfers following assisted reproduction, through a pairwise meta-analysis, and the same outcomes between pregnancies resulting from fresh-blastocyst, frozen-blastocyst, fresh-cleavage and frozen-cleavage embryo transfers, through a network meta-analysis.

Methods: A search was performed in PubMed, Scopus, and CENTRAL and registers for ongoing studies, from inception to February 2022 for randomized controlled trials (RCTs) with any sample size and cohort studies including at least 100 live births per cohort, comparing events of congenital anomalies of the newborns and perinatal outcomes of pregnancies following fresh/frozen embryo transfer at cleavage stage (D2-3) vs. transfer at blastocyst stage (D5-7). Read More

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Using biomonitoring as a complementary approach in BTEX exposure assessment in the general population and occupational settings: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Rev Environ Health 2022 Jun 27. Epub 2022 Jun 27.

Environmental Health Engineering Research Center, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran.

Hazardous organic compounds such as benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene, o-xylene, m-xylene, and p-xylene (known as BTEX) found at work and at home can cause adverse health effects of human beings throughout their lives. Biological monitoring, an exposure assessment method, considers all exposed organic and non-organic compounds. Our goal was to perform a systematic review and a statistical analysis (meta-analysis) of peer-reviewed publications to assess urinary concentrations of BTEX biomarkers in both occupationally-exposed population and the general population. Read More

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Effects of selective attention on the C1 ERP component: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Psychophysiology 2022 Jun 25. Epub 2022 Jun 25.

CAPLAB, Department of Experimental Clinical & Health Psychology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium.

The C1 event-related potential (ERP) captures the earliest stage of feedforward processing in the primary visual cortex (V1). An ongoing debate is whether top-down selective attention can modulate the C1. One side of the debate pointed out that null findings appear to outnumber positive findings; thus, selective attention does not seem to influence the C1. Read More

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Immune checkpoint inhibitors' combination therapy as first-line treatment in advanced esophageal squamous cell carcinoma: a meta-analysis.

J Cancer Res Clin Oncol 2022 Jun 25. Epub 2022 Jun 25.

Department of Oncology, Panyu Central Hospital, No. 8 Fuyu Road East, Panyu, Guangzhou, Guangdong, People's Republic of China.

Purpose: The benefit of immune checkpoint inhibitors' (ICIs) combination therapy in patients with advanced esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) remained unclear. We performed a meta-analysis to explore the efficacy and safety of ICIs' combination therapy versus chemotherapy alone as first-line treatment in advanced ESCC.

Methods: A systematic review of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) of ICIs' combination therapy as first-line treatment in advanced ESCC was conducted via searching PubMed, Embase, and Cochrane database. Read More

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Inflammatory cytokines and alcohol use disorder: systematic review and meta-analysis.

Braz J Psychiatry 2022 Jun 24. Epub 2022 Jun 24.

Programa de Pós-Graduação em Psiquiatria e Ciências do Comportamento, Departamento de Psiquiatria, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), RS, Brazil.

Objective: To assess differences in blood inflammatory cytokines between people with alcohol use disorder (AUD) and healthy controls (HC).

Methods: Searches were performed from inception through April 14, 2021. Meta-analyses with random-effects models were used to calculate the standardized mean difference ([SMD], 95%CI), and potential sources of heterogeneity were explored trough meta-regressions and subgroup analysis. Read More

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The prevalence of anxiety and depression in patients with ostomy: A systematic review and meta-analysis Short title: The prevalence of anxiety and depression in ostomy.

Psychooncology 2022 Jun 25. Epub 2022 Jun 25.

Nursing Care Research Center (NCRC), School of Nursing and Midwifery, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

Aim: The prevalence of anxiety and depression in patients with ostomy is reported differently. The aim of this systematic review and meta-analysis is to estimate the global prevalence of anxiety and depression in patients with ostomy.

Method: A systematic search of Embase, Proquest, Scopus, PubMed and Web of Science (ISI) databases was conducted from January 1990 up to May 5th, 2021. Read More

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Evaluation of the loop-mediated isothermal amplification assay for Staphylococcus aureus detection: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob 2022 Jun 24;21(1):27. Epub 2022 Jun 24.

Department of Clinical Laboratory Medicine, The Third Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou, 510150, China.

Background: Staphylococcus aureus can cause many diseases and even death. It's important to detect Staphylococcus aureus rapidly and reliably. The accuracy of a novel test named LAMP in detecting Staphylococcus aureus is unclear. Read More

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Transcranial magnetic stimulation in the treatment of adolescent depression: a systematic review and meta-analysis of aggregated and individual-patient data from uncontrolled studies.

Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 2022 Jun 24. Epub 2022 Jun 24.

Faculty of Medicine and University Hospital Cologne, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychosomatics and Psychotherapy, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany.

Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is a non-invasive treatment for adolescent major depressive disorder (MDD). Existing evidence on the efficacy of TMS in adolescent MDD awaits quantitative synthesis. A systematic literature search was conducted, and data from eligible studies were synthesized using random-effects models. Read More

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The effectiveness and safety of bevacizumab versus cetuximab in the treatment of colorectal cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Int J Clin Pharm 2022 Jun 24. Epub 2022 Jun 24.

College of Pharmacy, Jiamusi University, Jiamusi, 154007, Heilongjiang, China.

Background: Despite available meta-analyses, comparative efficacy and safety between bevacizumab and cetuximab-containing therapies in treating advanced colorectal cancer (CRC) still need to be elucidated.

Aim: This meta-analysis aimed to investigate the efficacy and grade 3-5 treatment-related adverse events (TARE3-5) of bevacizumab versus cetuximab in treating advanced CRC.

Method: A random sample of 400 patients aged 65 years or older from a clinical trial in four Swedish hospitals was selected. Read More

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Sequelae of COVID-19 among previously hospitalized patients up to 1 year after discharge: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Infection 2022 Jun 24. Epub 2022 Jun 24.

School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China.

Objective: Although complications and clinical symptoms of COVID-19 have been elucidated, the prevalence of long-term sequelae of COVID-19 is less clear in previously hospitalized COVID-19 patients. This review and meta-analysis present the occurrence of different symptoms up to 1 year of follow-up for previously hospitalized patients.

Methods: We performed a systematic review from PubMed and Web of Science using keywords such as "COVID-19", "SARS-CoV-2", "sequelae", "long-term effect" and included studies with at least 3-month of follow-up. Read More

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Is the clinical performance of incremental and bulk-fill resin composite different?

Authors:
Camila Tirapelli

Evid Based Dent 2022 Jun 24;23(2):84. Epub 2022 Jun 24.

Department of Dental Materials and Prosthodontics, School of Dentistry of Ribeirão Preto, University of São Paulo, Ribeirao Preto, Brazil.

Data sources PubMed, Scopus, Web of Science, Latin American and Caribbean Health Sciences Literature, Brazilian Bibliography in Dentistry and Cochrane Library. The grey literature was searched using the System for Information on Grey Literature in Europe database. Abstracts from the Annual Session of the International Association for Dental Research and its regional subgroups (1990-2020) were searched. Read More

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What is the best effective postoperative medication in reducing pain after non-surgical root canal treatment?

Evid Based Dent 2022 Jun 24;23(2):70-71. Epub 2022 Jun 24.

PHD Student of Epidemiology, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran.

Data sources Medline, Embase, CENTRAL, Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature and Scopus databases were searched (until July 31 2019). They searched the WHO International Clinical Trials Registry Platform and ClinicalTrials.gov databases for completed and ongoing trials, as well as ProQuest, Google Scholar (first 100 hits) and the OpenGrey database for those unpublished. Read More

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Is the chemical and mechanical ageing of clear aligners during use the reason why predicted results don't always align with final clinical outcomes?

Authors:
Helen Fegan

Evid Based Dent 2022 Jun 24;23(2):68-69. Epub 2022 Jun 24.

Department of Oral Surgery, Glasgow Dental Hospital and School, Scotland, UK.

Data sources The online databases of Scopus, Web of Science, ScienceDirect, PubMed, ProQuest and the World Health Organisation (WHO) International Clinical Trials Registry Platform (ICTRP), from inception to September 2021, were searched with no restrictions to identify eligible studies measuring the changes in surface morphology, chemical and mechanical properties of clear aligners before and after intraoral usage.Study selection Only studies investigating changes in Smart Track (LD30) material met the inclusion criteria. In vitro studies, studies with a sample size of less than ten, studies not assessing the properties of aligners after usage and those assessing the old material of Invisalign were excluded. Read More

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Are sealants effective in preventing caries in primary molars?

Evid Based Dent 2022 Jun 24;23(2):60-61. Epub 2022 Jun 24.

Department of Periodontics and Oral Implantology, DAV (C) Dental College Yamunanagar, Haryana, India.

Data sources Four electronic databases, including Cochrane Oral Health's Trial Register, Cochrane CENTRAL, Medline and Embase were searched for finding the relevant literature. Two trial registries and references of the included papers were also searched.Study selection Both parallel-group and split-mouth randomised control trials were included. Read More

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Conventional vs ultrasonic irrigation - which leads to less post-operative pain?

Evid Based Dent 2022 Jun 24;23(2):50-51. Epub 2022 Jun 24.

General Dental Practice, Sheffield, UK.

Data sources Medline, Scopus, Web of Science, Embase, Cochrane Library, ClinicalTrials.gov and OpenGrey databases were systematically searched to find studies comparing post-operative pain experienced following root canal treatment with ultrasonic and conventional irrigation (up to May 2021). Hand searching of selected journals was also performed. Read More

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Examining patterns of traditional Chinese medicine use in pediatric oncology: A systematic review, meta-analysis and data-mining study.

J Integr Med 2022 Jun 10. Epub 2022 Jun 10.

School of Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China. Electronic address:

Background: Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is becoming a popular complementary approach in pediatric oncology. However, few or no meta-analyses have focused on clinical studies of the use of TCM in pediatric oncology.

Objective: We explored the patterns of TCM use and its efficacy in children with cancer, using a systematic review, meta-analysis and data mining study. Read More

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A comprehensive overview on the effects of green tea on anthropometric measures, blood pressure, glycemic and lipidemic status: An umbrella review and meta meta-analysis study.

Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 2022 May 31. Epub 2022 May 31.

Laboratory of Nutrition Research, National Nutrition and Food Technology Research Institute and Faculty of Nutrition Sciences and Food Technology, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:

Aim: The aim of this meta-review was to establish the effects of green tea (GT) intake on some cardiometabolic risk factors including anthropometric measures, blood pressure as well as blood glucose and lipids using evidence from previous systematic reviews and meta-analyses.

Data Synthesis: Articles were identified via searches in PubMed, Embase, and the Cochrane Library, Web of Knowledge database from the index date of each database through January 31, 2021. A total of 13 meta-analyses were finally included in the synthesis. Read More

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Prognostic Impact of Adiposity in Hematological Malignancies: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk 2022 May 29. Epub 2022 May 29.

Sarah Cannon - Nashville TN.

It has been proposed that direct measurement of adiposity has a greater accuracy as a prognostic factor in various malignancies than anthropometric measures such as BMI. We evaluated the association of visceral and subcutaneous adiposity with outcomes in patients with hematological malignancies with a systematic review and meta-analysis. This systematic review included patients with hematological malignancies who had the analysis of overall mortality and progression-free survival according to their adiposity status. Read More

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Safety and immunogenicity of human rabies vaccine for the Chinese population after PEP: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Vaccine 2022 Jun 21. Epub 2022 Jun 21.

Department of Research and Development, Ab&B Bio-Tech CO.,LTD.JS, Taizhou, Jiangsu, China. Electronic address:

Aim: To evaluate the safety and immunogenicity of rabies vaccine for human use after post-exposure in China.

Methods: A systematic search was performed from PubMed, EMBASE, CNKI and Cochrane Library database, supplemented by manual retrieval. According to the inclusion and exclusion criteria, a meta-analysis was performed using Stata 16. Read More

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Impaired serological response to COVID-19 vaccination following anti-cancer therapy: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

J Med Virol 2022 Jun 24. Epub 2022 Jun 24.

Bio-X Institutes, Key Laboratory for the Genetics of Developmental and Neuropsychiatric Disorders (Ministry of Education), Shanghai Jiao Tong University,, Shanghai, 200030, China.

Owing to high COVID-19-related morbidity and fatality rate among patients with cancer, the introduction of COVID-19 vaccines is of profound significance in this fragile population. Accumulated data suggested that oncologic patients, especially those with anti-cancer therapy have an impaired immune response to COVID-19 vaccination. However, the exact effect of anti-cancer treatments on post-vaccination response has not been elucidated yet. Read More

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Shorter versus longer durations of antibiotic treatment for patients with community-acquired pneumonia: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis.

BMJ Open 2022 Jun 24;12(6):e062428. Epub 2022 Jun 24.

Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence and Impact, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Introduction: Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), frequently encountered in both outpatient and inpatient settings, is the leading cause of infectious disease-related mortality. While equipoise regarding the optimal duration of antimicrobial therapy to treat CAP remains, recent studies suggest shorter durations of therapy may achieve optimal outcomes. We have therefore planned a systematic review and meta-analysis evaluating the impact of shorter versus longer durations of antibiotic therapy for patients with CAP. Read More

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