• A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials on the Effects of Turmeric and Curcuminoids on Blood Lipids in Adults with Metabolic Diseases

    1 month ago - By Nutrition

    ABSTRACTDyslipidemia is a global health problem and a high risk factor for atherosclerosis, which can lead to serious cardiovascular disease. Existing studies have shown inconsistent effects of turmeric and curcuminoids on blood lipids in adults. We performed this systematic review and meta-analysis to evaluate the effects of turmeric and curcuminoids on blood triglycerides , total cholesterol , LDL cholesterol, and HDL cholesterol. We searched the English databases of the Web of Science, PubMed, Ovid , Scopus, and the Cochrane Library and 2 Chinese databases, Wanfang Data and China...
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  • Effectiveness of a low-value financial-incentive program for increasing vegetable-rich restaurant meal selection and reducing socioeconomic inequality: a cluster crossover trial

    1 month ago - By International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity

    In light of recent theories in behavioural economics, an intervention program with monetary incentives could be effective for helping patrons order healthy food, even if the incentive is small and less than on...
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  • Evaluating curricular modules in the care of children with medical complexity: A mixed-methods randomized controlled trial

    1 month ago - By Academic Pediatrics

    Children with medical complexity are a growing population, yet training in complex care varies across pediatric residency programs. The purpose of this study was 1) to evaluate the effectiveness of a curriculum for pediatric residents in improving performance in a simulated clinical scenario; and 2) to explore residents' perceived self-efficacy in caring for CMC.
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  • Effects of dietary intervention on vitamin B12 status and cognitive level of 18-month-old toddlers in high-poverty areas: a cluster-randomized controlled trial

    1 month ago - By BMC

    The local diet in high-poverty areas in China is mainly vegetarian, and children may be more vulnerable to vitamin B12 deficiency.
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