Monthly Archives: November 2015

Meta-analyses with industry involvement are massively published and report no caveats for antidepressants.

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There is a massive production of meta-analyses of antidepressants for depression authored by or linked to the industry, and they almost never report any caveats about antidepressants in their abstracts. Our findings add a note of caution for meta-analyses with ties to the manufacturers of the assessed products. Continue reading

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Smartphone apps in epilepsy care

Application of mobile phones in epilepsy care Lakshmi Narasimhan Ranganathan, Somasundaram Aadhimoolam Chinnadurai, Balasubramanian Samivel, Bhanu Kesavamurthy, Man Mohan Mehndiratta Abstract Objectives To evaluate the applications of mobile phones in the day to day care of epileptic patients as a diagnostic, prognostic and therapeutic tool. Methods Detailed search of various mobile applications in the field of epileptology was made in MEDLINE, Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, EMBASE, CINAHL, LILACS and corresponding developer websites of mobile applications were also looked into regarding their technical specifications … Continue reading

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