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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

3 Citations (Scopus)
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7 Citations (Scopus)
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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

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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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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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

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12 Citations (Scopus)
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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.

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12 Citations (Scopus)
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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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2 Citations (Scopus)
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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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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6 Citations (Scopus)
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1 Citation (Scopus)
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6 Citations (Scopus)
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11 Citations (Scopus)
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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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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16 Citations (Scopus)
40 Downloads (Pure)

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

3 Citations (Scopus)

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

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21 Citations (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)

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

18 Citations (Scopus)

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

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53 Citations (Scopus)
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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

12 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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611 Citations (Scopus)
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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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Citations (Scopus)

Can surgery be avoided in patients with symptomatic gallstone disease and no complications?

Brazzelli, M., Avenell, A., Gillies, K., Ramsay, C. & Ahmed, I., 11 Oct 2019, In : The BMJ. 367, 8218, 4 p., l5709.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

1 Citation (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

164 Citations (Scopus)

Cardiovascular effects of calcium supplementation

Reid, I. R., Bolland, M. J., Avenell, A. & Grey, A., Jun 2011, In : Osteoporosis International. 22, 6, p. 1649-1658 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature review

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82 Citations (Scopus)
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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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Check for publication integrity before misconduct

Grey, A., Bolland, M. J., Avenell, A., Klein, A. A. & Gunsalus, C. K., 9 Jan 2020, In : Nature. 577, 7789, p. 167-169 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Open Access
4 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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7 Citations (Scopus)
66 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

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9 Citations (Scopus)
13 Downloads (Pure)

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

2 Citations (Scopus)

Concerns About the Integrity of the Yamaguchi Osteoporosis Prevention Study (YOPS) Report: Am J Med. 2004;117:549-555

Avenell, A., Grey, A., Gamble, G. D. & Bolland, M. J., Jun 2020, In : American Journal of Medicine. 133, 6, p. e311-e314 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

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

1 Citation (Scopus)
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9 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

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

11 Citations (Scopus)

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

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119 Citations (Scopus)
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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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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82 Citations (Scopus)
12 Downloads (Pure)

Empirically generated reference proportions for baseline p values from rounded summary statistics

Bolland, M. J., Gamble, G. D., Grey, A. & Avenell, A., 11 Jun 2020, In : Anaesthesia. 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

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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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

4 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluating ethics oversight during assessment of research integrity

Grey, A., Bolland, M. & Avenell, A., 6 Nov 2019, In : Research integrity and peer review. 4, 22.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

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Evidence-based policy on dietary calcium and vitamin D

Reid, I. R. & Avenell, A., Mar 2011, In : Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. 26, 3, p. 452-454 3 p.

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24 Citations (Scopus)
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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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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3 Citations (Scopus)
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8 Citations (Scopus)

Further use for the harvest plot: a novel method for quantitative and qualitative data synthesis

Crowther, M., Avenell, A., MacLennan, G. S. & Mowatt, G., Jun 2011, In : Research Synthesis Methods. 2, 2, p. 79-83 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

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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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)
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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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36 Citations (Scopus)
12 Downloads (Pure)
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228 Citations (Scopus)
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