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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.

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
1 Citation (Scopus)
4 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
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Bariatric Surgery
Meta-Analysis
Weight Loss
Obesity
Weights and Measures
4 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
1 Citation (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
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Community Pharmacy Services
Pharmacies
Weight Loss
Weights and Measures
Referral and Consultation
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
4 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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Bone Fractures
Vitamin D
Bone Density
Biomarkers
Randomized Controlled Trials
5 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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Vitamin D
Randomized Controlled Trials
Research
Population
PubMed
5 Citations (Scopus)
26 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
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Bariatric Surgery
Morbid Obesity
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Life Style
Weights and Measures
12 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
55 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

8 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
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Sarcopenia
Clinical Protocols
Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors
Leucine
Randomized Controlled Trials
2017
4 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
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Weight Loss
Reducing Diet
Randomized Controlled Trials
Maintenance
Weights and Measures
49 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
20 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Fertility
Meta-Analysis
Weight Loss
Infertility
Obesity
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
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Weight Reduction Programs
Infertility
Weight Loss
Fertility
Pregnancy Complications
4 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
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Conflict of Interest
Observational Studies
Prospective Studies
Disclosure
Aptitude
2016
12 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
34 Citations (Scopus)
25 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
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Aftercare
Hip Fractures
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
Mortality
6 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
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Scotland
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Cohort Studies
Retrospective Studies
Weights and Measures
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
16 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
23 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
7 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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Sodium Bicarbonate
Acidosis
Chronic Renal Insufficiency
Randomized Controlled Trials
Quality of Life
9 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
22 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
18 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Branched Chain Amino Acids
Brain Diseases
Fibrosis
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Meta-Analysis
144 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vitamin D
Meta-Analysis
Cardiovascular Diseases
Calcium
Heart Failure
5 Citations (Scopus)
64 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Cholecystitis
Cholecystectomy
Gallstones
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Observation
227 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Meta-Analysis
Weight Loss
Randomized Controlled Trials
Maintenance
Confidence Intervals
50 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Human Herpesvirus 4
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Meta-Analysis
Confidence Intervals
Publication Bias
68 Citations (Scopus)
26 Downloads (Pure)

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Obesity
Economics
Reducing Diet
Weight Loss
Weight Reduction Programs
245 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vitamin D
Calcium
Confidence Intervals
Hip Fractures
Odds Ratio
2013
49 Citations (Scopus)
23 Downloads (Pure)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Meta-Analysis
Randomized Controlled Trials
Calcium
Neoplasms
Vitamin D
51 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Systematic review and meta-analysis of the sero-epidemiological association between Epstein Barr virus and multiple sclerosis

Almohmeed, Y. H., Avenell, A., Aucott, L. & Vickers, M. A., 9 Apr 2013, In : PloS ONE. 8, 4, 15 p., e61110.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Human herpesvirus 4
systematic review
sclerosis
Human Herpesvirus 4
Viruses
77 Citations (Scopus)

The role of ω-3 fatty acid supplemented parenteral nutrition in critical illness in adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Palmer, A. J., Ho, C. K. M., Ajibola, O. & Avenell, A., Jan 2013, In : Critical Care Medicine. 41, 1, p. 307-316 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Parenteral Nutrition
Critical Illness
Meta-Analysis
Length of Stay
Fatty Acids
2012
196 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Obesity
Morbidity
Secondary Prevention
Weight Loss
Randomized Controlled Trials
151 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Long-term follow-up for mortality and cancer in a randomized placebo-controlled trial of vitamin D3 and/or calcium (RECORD trial)

Avenell, A., Maclennan, G. S., Jenkinson, D. J., McPherson, G. C., McDonald, A. M., Pant, P. R., Grant, A. M., Campbell, M. K., Anderson, F. H., Cooper, C., Francis, R. M., Gillespie, W. J., Robinson, C. M., Torgerson, D. J., Wallace, W. A. & the RECORD Trial Group, 1 Feb 2012, In : Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 97, 2, p. 614-622 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Cholecalciferol
Hazards
Randomized Controlled Trials
Placebos
Calcium
77 Citations (Scopus)

Nutritional support for liver disease

Koretz, R. L., Avenell, A. & Lipman, T. O., 16 May 2012, In : Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 5, CD008344.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nutritional Support
Liver Diseases
End Stage Liver Disease
Parenteral Nutrition
Enteral Nutrition
133 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Vitamin D with calcium reduces mortality: patient level pooled analysis of 70,528 patients from eight major vitamin D trials

Rejnmark, L., Avenell, A., Masud, T., Anderson, F., Meyer, H. E., Sanders, K. M., Salovaara, K., Cooper, C., Smith, H. E., Jacobs, E. T., Torgerson, D., Jackson, R. D., Manson, J. E., Brixen, K., Mosekilde, L., Robbins, J. A., Francis, R. M. & Abrahamsen, B., 1 Aug 2012, In : Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 97, 8, p. 2670-2681 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Vitamin D
Calcium
Mortality
Confidence Intervals
Meta-Analysis
2011
12 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

A Qualitative Study Comparing Commercial and Health Service Weight Loss Groups, Classes and Clubs

Karen Allan, K., Hoddinott, P. & Avenell, A., Feb 2011, In : Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics. 24, 1, p. 23-31 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Health Services
Weight Loss
Interviews
Group Processes
Scotland
566 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Calcium supplements with or without vitamin D and risk of cardiovascular events: reanalysis of the Women's Health Initiative limited access dataset and meta-analysis

Bolland, M. J., Grey, A., Avenell, A., Gamble, G. D. & Reid, I. R., 19 Apr 2011, In : British Medical Journal. 342, -, 9 p., d2040.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Women's Health
Vitamin D
Meta-Analysis
Calcium
Myocardial Infarction