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Research Output 1999 2019

2019
3 Citations (Scopus)

25-Hydroxyvitamin D – Should labs be measuring it?

Avenell, A., Bolland, M. J. & Grey, A., 1 Mar 2019, In : Annals of Clinical Biochemistry. 56, 2, p. 188-189 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Vitamin D
Osteomalacia
Rickets
Vitamin D Deficiency
Causality

Baseline P  value distributions in randomized trials were uniform for continuous but not categorical variables

Bolland, M. J., Gamble, G. D., Avenell, A., Grey, A. & Lumley, T., Aug 2019, In : Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 112, p. 67-76 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Randomized Controlled Trials
Area Under Curve
Scientific Misconduct
Chi-Square Distribution
Random Allocation

Clinical and cost-effectiveness of oral sodium bicarbonate therapy for older patients with chronic kidney disease and low-grade acidosis: The BiCARB randomised controlled trial

Witham, M. D., Band, M., Chong, H. Y., Donnan, P. T., Hampson, G., Hu, M. K., Littleford, R., Lamb, E., Kalra, P., Kennedy, G., McNamee, P., Plews, D., Rauchhaus, P., Soiza, R. L., Sumukadas, D., Warwick, G. & Avenell, A., 4 Sep 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Health Technology Assessment.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sodium Bicarbonate
Bicarbonates
Acidosis
Chronic Renal Insufficiency
Cost-Benefit Analysis

Correcting Meta-analyses and Reviews Affected by Retracted Research

Grey, A., Avenell, A. & Bolland, M., 1 Jul 2019, In : JAMA Internal Medicine. 179, 7, p. 1005 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

2 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Fractures in Adults After Weight Loss from Bariatric Surgery and Weight Management Programs for Obesity: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Ablett, A. D., Boyle, B. R. & Avenell, A., Apr 2019, In : Obesity Surgery. 29, 4, p. 1327-1342 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Bariatric Surgery
Meta-Analysis
Weight Loss
Obesity
Weights and Measures
5 Downloads (Pure)

Quality of reports of investigations of research integrity by academic institutions

Grey, A., Bolland, M., Gamble, G. & Avenell, A., 19 Feb 2019, In : Research integrity and peer review. 4, 3.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Publications
Checklist
Research
Research Personnel
Scientific Misconduct
2 Citations (Scopus)

Rounding, but not randomization method, non-normality, or correlation, affected baseline P-value distributions in randomized trials

Bolland, M. J., Gamble, G. D., Avenell, A. & Grey, A., Jun 2019, In : Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 110, p. 50-62 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Random Allocation
Area Under Curve
Randomized Controlled Trials
Open Access
File
Morbid Obesity
Comorbidity
Body Mass Index
Weights and Measures
Cultural Anthropology

Vitamin D supplementation and musculoskeletal health - Authors' reply

Bolland, M. J., Grey, A. & Avenell, A., Feb 2019, In : The lancet. Diabetes & endocrinology. 7, 2, p. 88-89 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018
4 Downloads (Pure)

A mixed-methods evaluation of a community pharmacy signposting service to a commercial weight-loss provider

Inch, J., Avenell, A., Aucott, L. & Watson, M. C., Aug 2018, In : Public Health Nutrition. 21, 12, p. 2311-2319 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Community Pharmacy Services
Pharmacies
Weight Loss
Weights and Measures
Referral and Consultation
1 Citation (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

A randomised investigation of journal responses to academic and journalist enquiry about possible scientific misconduct

Bolland, M. J., Avenell, A., Gamble, G. D., Buranyi, S. & Grey, A., 30 Jul 2018, In : BMC Research Notes. 11, 5 p., 521.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Scientific Misconduct
Electronic mail
Reaction Time
Research Personnel
Clinical Trials
5 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Bone Fractures
Vitamin D
Bone Density
Biomarkers
Randomized Controlled Trials
8 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Vitamin D
Randomized Controlled Trials
Research
Population
PubMed
6 Citations (Scopus)
27 Downloads (Pure)

Bariatric surgery, lifestyle interventions and orlistat for severe obesity: the REBALANCE mixed-methods systematic review and economic evaluation

Avenell, A., Robertson, C., Skea, Z., Jacobsen, E., Boyers, D., Cooper, D., Aceves-Martins, M., Retat, L., Fraser, C., Aveyard, P., Stewart, F., MacLennan, G., Webber, L., Corbould, E., Xu, B., Jaccard, A., Boyle, B., Duncan, E., Shimonovich, M. & de Bruin, M., 5 Dec 2018, In : Health Technology Assessment. 22, 68, 286 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Bariatric Surgery
Morbid Obesity
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Life Style
Weights and Measures
14 Citations (Scopus)

Cancer and vitamin D supplementation: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Goulao, B., Stewart, F., Ford, J. A., MacLennan, G. & Avenell, A., Apr 2018, In : The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 107, 4, p. 652-663 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vitamin D
Meta-Analysis
Neoplasms
Randomized Controlled Trials
Incidence
2 Citations (Scopus)

Concerns About the Integrity of Sato et al. Am J Med. 2005;118:1250-1255

Grey, A., Avenell, A., Gamble, G. & Bolland, M., Mar 2018, In : American Journal of Medicine. 131, 3, p. e107-e108 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

68 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Effects of vitamin D supplementation on musculoskeletal health: a systematic review, meta-analysis, and trial sequential analysis

Bolland, M. J., Grey, A. & Avenell, A., 11 Nov 2018, In : The lancet. Diabetes & endocrinology. 6, 11, p. 847-858 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Vitamin D
Meta-Analysis
Health
Bone Density
Hip Fractures

Enough data to draw conclusions about vitamin D and bone health

Bolland, M. J., Avenell, A. & Grey, A., 15 Nov 2018, In : BMJ. 363, k4755.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Inaccurate retraction notice for meta-analysis by Iwamoto et al

Grey, A., Avenell, A., Gamble, G. & Bolland, M., Sep 2018, In : Acta Neurologica Scandinavica. 138, 3, p. 263 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Authorship
Meta-Analysis
Japan
9 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Leucine and ACE inhibitors as therapies for sarcopenia (LACE trial): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Band, M. M., Sumukadas, D., Struthers, A. D., Avenell, A., Donnan, P. T., Kemp, P. R., Smith, K. T., Hume, C. L., Hapca, A. & Witham, M. D., 4 Jan 2018, In : Trials. 19, 6.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Sarcopenia
Clinical Protocols
Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors
Leucine
Randomized Controlled Trials

Revised Meta-analysis of Vitamin K and Fractures

Grey, A., Avenell, A. & Bolland, M., 1 Aug 2018, In : JAMA Internal Medicine. 178, 8, p. 1135 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

2017
5 Citations (Scopus)
9 Downloads (Pure)

Clinical Effectiveness of Weight Loss and Weight Maintenance Interventions for Men: A Systematic Review of Men-Only Randomized Controlled Trials (The ROMEO Project)

Robertson, C., Avenell, A., Stewart, F., Archibald, D., Douglas, F., Hoddinott, P., Van Teijlingen, E. & Boyers, D., 1 Jul 2017, In : American Journal of Men's Health. 11, 4, p. 1096-1123 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Weight Loss
Reducing Diet
Randomized Controlled Trials
Maintenance
Weights and Measures
11 Citations (Scopus)

Do vitamin D supplements help prevent respiratory tract infections?

Bolland, M. J. & Avenell, A., 15 Feb 2017, In : British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Ed.). 356, p. j456

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Vitamin D
Respiratory Tract Infections
Meta-Analysis
Randomized Controlled Trials
Population
52 Citations (Scopus)
9 Downloads (Pure)

Effects of weight loss interventions for adults who are obese on mortality, cardiovascular disease and cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Ma, C., Avenell, A., Bolland, M., Hudson, J., Stewart, F., Robertson, C., Sharma, P., Fraser, C. & MacLennan, G., 14 Nov 2017, In : BMJ. 359, j4849.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Meta-Analysis
Weight Loss
Cardiovascular Diseases
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
7 Citations (Scopus)
Vitamin D
Osteoporosis
Meta-Analysis
Calcium
23 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Fertility
Meta-Analysis
Weight Loss
Infertility
Obesity
5 Citations (Scopus)

Letter to the Editor - Calcium Intake and Cardiovascular Disease Risk

Reid, I. R., Avenell, A., Grey, A. & Bolland, M. J., 2 May 2017, In : Annals of Internal Medicine. 166, 9, p. 684-685 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Cardiovascular Diseases
Calcium
Vitamin D
Myocardial Infarction
Meta-Analysis
1 Citation (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

New debate: is it time for infertility weight loss programmes to be couple-based?

Best, D., Avenell, A., Bhattacharya, S. & Stadler, G., Dec 2017, In : Human Reproduction. 32, 12, p. 2359-2365 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Weight Reduction Programs
Infertility
Weight Loss
Fertility
Pregnancy Complications
5 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Reporting of conflicts of interest in oral presentations at medical conferences: a delegate-based prospective observational study

Grey, A., Avenell, A., Dalbeth, N., Stewart, F. & Bolland, M. J., 1 Sep 2017, In : BMJ Open. 7, 9, e017019.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Conflict of Interest
Observational Studies
Prospective Studies
Disclosure
Aptitude
Vitamin D
Scotland
Meta-Analysis
Mortality
Hip Fractures

Weight loss interventions in specific groups: Overweight and obese men

Avenell, A., Robertson, C. & Archibald, D., 25 Sep 2017, Advanced Nutrition and Dietetics in Obesity. Wiley, p. 228-234 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Weight Loss
Obesity
Anti-Obesity Agents
Weights and Measures
Bariatric Surgery
13 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Behavioural Interventions for Severe Obesity Before and/or After Bariatric Surgery: a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Stewart, F. & Avenell, A., Jun 2016, In : Obesity Surgery. 26, 6, p. 1203-1214 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Bariatric Surgery
Morbid Obesity
Meta-Analysis
Weight Loss
Randomized Controlled Trials
4 Citations (Scopus)

Errors in NOF meta-analyses of calcium and vitamin D supplements

Bolland, M. J., Avenell, A., Grey, A. & Reid, I. R., Aug 2016, In : Osteoporosis International. 27, 8, p. 2637-2639 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

37 Citations (Scopus)
27 Downloads (Pure)

Nutritional supplementation for hip fracture aftercare in older people

Avenell, A., Smith, T. O., Curtain, J. P., Mak, J. CS. & Myint, P. K., 30 Nov 2016, In : Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 11, CD001880.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Aftercare
Hip Fractures
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
Mortality
8 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Patterns of weight change after the diagnosis of type 2 diabetes in Scotland and their relationship with glycaemic control, mortality and cardiovascular outcomes: a retrospective cohort study

Aucott, L. S., Philip, S., Avenell, A., Afolabi, E. K., Sattar, N., Wild, S. & Scottish Diabetes Research Network (SDRN) Epidemiology group, Jul 2016, In : BMJ Open. 6, 7, p. 1-14 14 p., e010836.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Scotland
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Cohort Studies
Retrospective Studies
Weights and Measures
2 Citations (Scopus)

Qualitative research, observational research, and The BMJ

Bolland, M. J., Avenell, A. & Grey, A., 15 Mar 2016, In : British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Ed.). 352, p. 1-1 1 p., i1483.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Sex based differences in trials: Sex can affect participation, engagement, and adherence in trials

Avenell, A., Robertson, C., Stewart, F., Boyers, D., Douglas, F., Archibald, D., van Teijlingen, E., Hoddinott, P. & Boachie, C., 30 Dec 2016, In : BMJ. 355, 1 p., 6754.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

13 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Should adults take vitamin D supplements to prevent disease?

Bolland, M. J., Avenell, A. & Grey, A., 23 Nov 2016, In : BMJ. 355, i6201.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
17 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Should weight loss and maintenance programmes be designed differently for men? A systematic review of long-term randomised controlled trials presenting data for men and women: The ROMEO project

Robertson, C., Avenell, A., Boachie, C., Stewart, F., Archibald, D., Douglas, F., Hoddinott, P., van Teijlingen, E. & Boyers, D., Jan 2016, In : Obesity research & clinical practice. 10, 1, p. 70-84 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Weight Reduction Programs
Randomized Controlled Trials
Maintenance
Weight Loss
Weights and Measures
25 Citations (Scopus)

Systematic review and statistical analysis of the integrity of 33 randomized controlled trials

Bolland, M. J., Avenell, A., Gamble, G. D. & Grey, A., 6 Dec 2016, In : Neurology. 87, 23, p. 2391-2402 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Randomized Controlled Trials
Comorbidity
Research Personnel
Hip Fractures
Random Allocation
2015
7 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

A Qualitative Evidence Synthesis on the Management of Male Obesity

Archibald, D., Douglas, F., Hoddinott, P., Van Teijlingen, E., Stewart, F., Robertson, C., Boyers, D. & Avenell, A., 12 Oct 2015, In : BMJ Open. 5, 10, 16 p., e008372.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Obesity
Weights and Measures
Qualitative Research
Information Storage and Retrieval
Life Style
12 Citations (Scopus)

Calcium supplements increase risk of myocardial infarction

Bolland, M. J., Grey, A., Avenell, A. & Reid, I. R., Feb 2015, In : Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. 30, 2, p. 389-390 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Myocardial Infarction
Calcium
Meta-Analysis
Coronary Disease
Stroke
8 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Sodium Bicarbonate
Acidosis
Chronic Renal Insufficiency
Randomized Controlled Trials
Quality of Life
4 Downloads (Pure)

Gaining pounds by losing pounds: HERU Policy Brief

Ryan, M. E., Yi, D., Avenell, A., Douglas, F. C. G., Aucott, L. S., Van Teijlingen, E. & Vale, L. D., Mar 2015, Aberdeen: University of Aberdeen, 2 p.

Research output: Working paper

Open Access
File
10 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Gaining pounds by losing pounds: preferences for lifestyle interventions to reduce obesity

Ryan, M., Yi, D., Avenell, A., Douglas, F., Aucott, L., van Teijlingen, E. & Vale, L., Apr 2015, In : Health economics, policy, and law. 10, 2, p. 161-182 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Life Style
Obesity
Weights and Measures
Compensation and Redress
Costs and Cost Analysis
23 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Human Herpesvirus 4
Meta-Analysis
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
17 Citations (Scopus)
31 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Cholecystitis
Cholecystectomy
Gallstones
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Observation
2014
6 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Telephone
Confidence Intervals
Surveys and Questionnaires
Appointments and Schedules
Randomized Controlled Trials
5 Citations (Scopus)
26 Downloads (Pure)

Are men difficult to find? Identifying male-specific studies in MEDLINE and Embase

Stewart, F., Fraser, C., Robertson, C., Avenell, A., Archibald, D., Douglas, F., Hoddinott, P., van Teijlingen, E. & Boyers, D., 18 Jul 2014, In : Systematic reviews . 3, 78.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
MEDLINE
Controlled Vocabulary
Databases
Language
Bibliographic Databases