Acknowledging the Risk for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) in Women Veterans

Research Paper Title Acknowledging the Risk for Traumatic Brain Injury in Women Veterans. Abstract Since the Iraq and Afghanistan wars began, an unprecedented number of women have been engaging in combat operations. Likewise, the number of women using Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) services has doubled since 2001. Military service, and deployment to combat in… Read More

Linking Bone Metabolism & Density with Vitamin D Deficiency

Research Paper Title Vitamin D Deficiency and Its Influence on Bone Metabolism and Density in a Brazilian Population of Healthy Men. Abstract Vitamin D supplementation is universal for postmenopausal women, but not for elderly men, in whom osteoporosis is also commonly neglected. This study aimed to evaluate vitamin D deficiency and its association with secondary… Read More

Achilles Tendon Rupture: Surgical Intervention vs Non-surgical Intervention

Research Paper Title Is surgical intervention more effective than non-surgical treatment for acute Achilles tendon rupture? A systematic review of overlapping meta-analyses. Background There is discordance in the results from meta-analyses on surgical versus non-surgical treatment for acute Achilles tendon rupture. We systematically reviewed the overlapping meta-analyses on this topic to provide information that will… Read More

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction (ACLR): Outpatient vs Inpatient

Research Paper Title Outpatient versus inpatient anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: A systematic review with meta-analysis. Background Efforts to reduce the financial costs related to anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) include reducing the length of hospitalization of the patient undergoing ACLR. However, it is unclear if inpatient and outpatient ACLR differ in terms of safety, satisfaction,… Read More

Consumption of Yogurt & the Incident Risk of Cardiovascular Disease: Any Link?

Research Paper Title Consumption of Yogurt and the Incident Risk of Cardiovascular Disease: A Meta-Analysis of Nine Cohort Studies. Abstract Previous systematic reviews and meta-analyses have evaluated the association of dairy consumption and the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). However, the findings were inconsistent. No quantitative analysis has specifically assessed the effect of yogurt intake… Read More