Peer-reviewed Articles - Medicine

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Pacific chub mackerel (Scomber japonicus) is an important fish throughout the world, especially in East Asian countries, including Korea, China, and Japan. Protein hydrolysates from marine sources are commonly used as nutritional supplements, functional ingredients,...

["Biochemistry","Biotechnology","Food Science and Technology","Evidence Based Medicine"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6181
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172 views

Background Adnexal torsion is a gynecologic emergency that requires surgical treatment. In this study, we reviewed the surgical outcomes of women with adnexal torsion in eastern Taiwan (Hualien county, area 4,629 km2, 330,000 residents). Methods This retrospective...

["Evidence Based Medicine","Gynecology and Obstetrics","Surgery and Surgical Specialties","Women\u2019s Health"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5995
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1,275 views

Objectives Muscles dominant in type I muscle fibres, such as the lumbar extensors, are often trained using lighter loads and higher repetition ranges. However, literature suggests that similar strength adaptations can be attained by the use of both heavier- (HL)...

["Anatomy and Physiology","Evidence Based Medicine","Health Policy","Kinesiology","Public Health"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.6001
88 downloads
449 views

Background The underlying cause of death is used to study country and global mortality trends and profiles. The final cause of death could also inform the ultimately cause of death in individuals with underlying conditions. Whether there is a pattern between the...

["Epidemiology","Evidence Based Medicine","Global Health"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5948
127 downloads
422 views

Background The present study builds on previous research which explored the relationship between mentalizing and eating disorders (ED) in a subgroup of patients with comorbid self-harm (SH). Whereas previous literature had linked this comorbidity to impulse-control...

["Clinical Trials","Cognitive Disorders","Evidence Based Medicine","Nutrition","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5756
72 downloads
239 views

Background Surgical site infections (SSIs) are a common complication following breast surgery procedures, despite being considered a clean surgery. The prevalence of SSIs can be minimised with the appropriate use of antibiotic prophylaxis as outlined in the Australian...

["Evidence Based Medicine","Infectious Diseases","Internal Medicine","Public Health","Surgery and Surgical Specialties"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5724
88 downloads
477 views

GDF11, a member of TGF-β superfamily, has recently received widespread attention as a novel anti-ageing/rejuvenation factor to reverse age-related dysfunctions in heart and skeletal muscle, and to induce angiogenesis and neurogenesis. However, these positive effects...

["Biochemistry","Bioinformatics","Cell Biology","Neuroscience","Evidence Based Medicine"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5524
346 downloads
8,763 views

Background Blinding is critical to clinical trials because it allows for separation of specific intervention effects from bias, by equalising all factors between groups except for the proposed mechanism of action. Absent or inadequate blinding in clinical trials...

["Anesthesiology and Pain Management","Clinical Trials","Evidence Based Medicine"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5318
4 citations
356 downloads
3,595 views

Background Insomnia is common. However, no systematic reviews have examined the effect of exercise on patients with primary and secondary insomnia, defined as both sleep disruption and daytime impairment. This systematic review and meta-analysis aimed to examine...

["Epidemiology","Evidence Based Medicine","Psychiatry and Psychology","Statistics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5172
198 downloads
1,139 views

Background Age and breed are considered the greatest risk factors for disease prevalence and mortality in companion dogs. Understanding the prevalence of diseases, in relation to age and breed, would support appropriate guidance for future health care strategies...

["Veterinary Medicine","Epidemiology","Evidence Based Medicine"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5161
2 citations
304 downloads
1,272 views

Background Obesity is a key public health problem. The advancement of gut microbiota research sheds new light on this field. This article aims to present the research trends in global intestinal microbiota studies within the domain of obesity research. Methods...

["Evidence Based Medicine","Gastroenterology and Hepatology","Global Health","Data Mining and Machine Learning","Data Science"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5091
104 downloads
438 views

Background Publication bias is the tendency of investigators, reviewers, and editors to submit or accept manuscripts for publication based on their direction or strength of findings. In this study, we investigated if publication bias was present in gastroenterological...

["Epidemiology","Evidence Based Medicine","Gastroenterology and Hepatology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4995
3 citations
382 downloads
1,641 views

Objective To systematically review the efficacy of psychological, pharmacological, and combined treatments for binge eating disorder (BED). Method Systematic search and meta-analysis. Results We found 45 unique studies with low/medium risk of bias, and moderate...

["Evidence Based Medicine","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5113
3 citations
170 downloads
2,106 views

Background There is a lack of research considering acute fatigue responses to high- and low-load resistance training as well as the comparison between male and female responses. Furthermore, limited studies have considered fatigue response testing with the inclusion...

["Anatomy and Physiology","Evidence Based Medicine","Health Policy","Public Health"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4523
1 citation
190 downloads
706 views

Backgrounds and Aims Melanosis coli (MC) is a noninflammatory, benign, and reversible colonic disorder, but its detection rates in China are unclear. We therefore aimed to analyze the epidemiological characteristics of MC in China. Methods We assessed the detection...

["Epidemiology","Evidence Based Medicine","Gastroenterology and Hepatology","Pathology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4483

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