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2020

Assessing and Raising Concerns About Duplicate Publication, Authorship Transgressions and Data Errors in a Body of Preclinical Research

Grey, A., Avenell, A., Gamble, G. & Bolland, M., Aug 2020, In : Science and Engineering Ethics. 26, p. 2069-2096 28 p.

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A systematic review of UK based long-term non-surgical interventions for people with severe obesity (BMI ≥35kg/m2)

Aceves Martins, M., Robertson, C., Cooper, D., Avenell, A., Stewart, F., Aveyard, P., de Bruin, M. & REBALANCE team, Jun 2020, In : Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics. 33, 3, p. 351-372 22 p.

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Challenges of Systematic Reviews of Economic Evaluations: A Review of Recent Reviews and an Obesity Case Study

Jacobsen, E., Boyers, D. & Avenell, A., Mar 2020, In : Pharmacoeconomics. 38, 3, p. 259-267 9 p.

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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., 25 Feb 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Health Technology Assessment.

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Game of Stones: feasibility randomised controlled trial of how to engage men with obesity in text message and incentive interventions for weight loss

Dombrowski, S. U., McDonald, M., van der Pol, M., Grindle, M., Avenell, A., Carroll, P., Calveley, E., Elders, A., Glennie, N., Gray, C. M., Harris, F. M., Hapca, A., Jones, C., Kee, F., McKinley, M. C., Skinner, R., Tod, M. & Hoddinott, P., 2020, In : BMJ Open. 10, 2, 14 p., 032653.

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Sodium bicarbonate to improve physical function in patients over 60 years with advanced chronic kidney disease: the BiCARB RCT

Witham, M. D., Band, M., Chong, H. Y., Donnan, P. T., Hampson, G., Hu, M. K., Littleford, R. C., Lamb, E., Kalra, P., Kennedy, G., McNamee, P., Plews, D., Rauchhaus, P., Soiza, R. L., Sumukadas, D., Warwick, G. & Avenell, A., 30 Jun 2020, In : Health Technology Assessment. 24, 27, p. 1-90 90 p.

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Text messaging and financial incentives to encourage weight loss in men with obesity: the Game of Stones feasibility RCT

Dombrowski, S. U., Mcdonald, M., van der Pol, M., Grindle, M., Avenell, A., Carroll, P., Calveley, E., Elders, A., Glennie, N., Gray, C. M., Harris, F. M., Hapca, A., Jones, C., Kee, F., McKinley, M. C., Skinner, R., Tod, M. & Hoddinott, P., 2 Sep 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Public Health Research. 8, 11, 258 p.

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2019

An investigation into the impact and implications of published papers from retracted research: systematic search of affected literature

Avenell, A., Stewart, F., Grey, A., Gamble, G. & Bolland, M., 30 Oct 2019, In : BMJ Open. 9, 10, 031909.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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2018

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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2017

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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2016

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.

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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.

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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.

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Should adults take vitamin D supplements to prevent disease?

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

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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.

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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.

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2015

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.

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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.

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2014
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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.

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Branched-chain amino acid supplementation in adults with cirrhosis and porto-systemic encephalopathy: systematic review

Metcalfe, E. L., Avenell, A. & Fraser, A., Dec 2014, In : Clinical Nutrition. 33, 6, p. 958-965 8 p.

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Cardiovascular disease and vitamin D supplementation: trial analysis, systematic review, and meta-analysis

Ford, J. A., MacLennan, G. S., Avenell, A., Bolland, M., Grey, A., Witham, M. & RECORD Trial Group, Sep 2014, In : The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 100, 3, p. 746-755 10 p.

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Long term maintenance of weight loss with non-surgical interventions in obese adults: systematic review and meta-analyses of randomised controlled trials

Dombrowski, S. U., Knittle, K., Avenell, A., Araújo-Soares, V. & Sniehotta, F. F., 14 May 2014, In : BMJ. 348, g2646.

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Systematic reviews of and integrated report on the quantitative, qualitative and economic evidence base for the management of obesity in men

Robertson, C., Archibald, D., Avenell, A., Douglas, F., Hoddinott, P., van Teijlingen, E., Boyers, D., Stewart, F., Boachie, C., Fioratou, E., Wilkins, D., Street, T., Carroll, P. & Fowler, C., May 2014, In : Health Technology Assessment. 18, 35, p. v-vi, xxiii-xxix, 1-424

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Vitamin D and vitamin D analogues for preventing fractures in post-menopausal women and older men

Avenell, A., Mak, J. C. S. & O'Connell, D., 14 Apr 2014, In : Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 4, CD000227.

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296 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Calcium supplements and cancer risk: a meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials

Bristow, S. M., Bolland, M. J., Maclennan, G. S., Avenell, A., Grey, A., Gamble, G. D. & Reid, I. R., Oct 2013, In : British Journal of Nutrition. 110, 8, p. 1384-1393 10 p.

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