The effect of statins, obesity-related behaviours in Europe and the accuracy of Wikipedia content: Most read articles in October

Statins, obesity-related behaviours, and the accuracy of Wikipedia   Several papers have entered the Top 10 Most Read this month, including Kristensen et al‘s systematic review on statins and survival in randomised trials, which tops the list. In our tenth most read article, Azer et al assess the accuracy of content of Wikipedia articles on cardiovascular diseases, and at number […]

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E-cigarette use, abortion legislation and mortality in marginally housed adults: Most read articles in September

Entering the Top 10 Most Read this month is Shiplo et al‘s paper on the prevalence and patterns of use of e-cigarettes in a sample of both smokers and non-smokers in Canada, measured via a cross-sectional survey. Also new are Hysing et al‘s paper on the relationship between adolescent use of electronic devices and sleep deficiency and […]

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Euthanasia requests, the risks of heavy smoking and alcohol use in older people: Most read articles in August

A few new entries are included in August’s Top 10 Most Read as well as some popular articles from previous months. New entries include Thienpont et al‘s paper on euthanasia requests among psychiatric patients and Elwyn et al‘s paper on the motivations of patients to record their clinical encounters, measured by a mixed-methods analysis of survey data. […]

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Research priorities for Parkinson’s, aphasia rehabilitation and urban planning: Most read articles in July

A number of new papers are included in July’s Top 10 Most Read, including a realist policy analysis research programme by Harris et al which aims to observe the land-use planning system in New South Wales, Australia, and how it incorporates health and health equity at multiple levels. Power et al‘s article takes a look at best practice statements for use in post-stroke […]

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Dissemination bias, biguanide and clinician self-management: Most read articles in May

This month’s Top 10 Most Read includes a selection of new entries; including Meerpohl et al’s article on evidence-informed recommendations to reduce dissemination bias in clinical research. Mudge et al’s article on clinicians view on their role in self-management approaches and Anholm et al’s paper on the therapy of biguanide in patients with coronary artery disease and newly […]

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Increasing the value of health research, e-cigarettes and the role of hospital managers in patient safety: Most read articles in April

April’s Top 10 Most Read includes a selection of new entries; including a bibliometric analysis on increasing the value of health research in the WHO African Region by Uthman et al and an article on non-health decision-makers’ use of evidence on the social determinants of health written by McGill et al. Parand et al’s systematic review on the role of […]

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Cycling injuries, the Greek economic crisis and Parkinson’s disease: Most read articles in March

March’s Top 10 Most Read includes a selection of new entries; a national survey on the patterns and trends in sources of information about sex among young people in Britain by Tanton et al and an article on the severity of urban cycling injuries and crash characteristics written by Cripton et al. Articles which are still proving to be popular […]

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Urban cycling, physician attire and the impact of complaints on Doctors: Most Read Articles in January

Several new papers made the January top 10 most read, including the cross-sectional survey by Bourne et al., on the impact of complaints on doctor’s health and psychological welfare. We also had a popular analysis of cycling injuries and the relationship with personal, trip, route and crash characteristics by Cripton et al. Petrelli et al.‘s […]

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Antipsychotics, vitamin D and alcohol consumption: Most read articles in December

December’s most read articles include a cohort study by Marston  et al. on the prescribing of antipsychotics in UK primary care. We also have a paper which focuses on the impact of Australia’s introduction of tobacco plain packs by Dunlop et al., as well as featuring articles by Shi et al and their paper on how equity is addressed […]

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Alcohol vs semen quality, Tamiflu trials and mindfulness: The Most Read Articles in October

October’s most read articles include a cross-sectional study by Jensen et al. on the association of habitual alcohol consumption and reduced semen quality in young men. We also have a report on the risk of bias in industry-funded oseltamivir (Tamiflu) trials by Jefferson et al., and the ever popular paper on a web-based mindfulness course for the relief of anxiety and […]

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