Most read articles in October

The most read article in October was Laursen and colleagues’ newly published study of the effects of exercise volume and intensity upon the risk of metabolic syndrome. For the second month running, Ekström et al‘s cohort study of the effectiveness of metformin was second most read and Kripke et al‘s study of hypnotics and mortality remains the third most-read article some nine months after its publication.

Rank Author(s) Title
1 Laursen et al Intensity versus duration of physical activity: implications for the metabolic syndrome. A prospective cohort study
2 Ekström et al Effectiveness and safety of metformin in 51 675 patients with type 2 diabetes and different levels of renal function: a cohort study from the Swedish National Diabetes Register
3 Kripke et al Hypnotics’ association with mortality or cancer: a matched cohort study
4 Kern et al Does low-dose acetylsalicylic acid prevent cognitive decline in women with high cardiovascular risk? A 5-year follow-up of a non-demented population-based cohort of Swedish elderly women
5 Mak Coronary and mortality risk of novel oral antithrombotic agents: a meta-analysis of large randomised trials
6 Townsend and Pitchford Baby knows best? The impact of weaning style on food preferences and body mass index in early childhood in a case–controlled sample
7 Katzmarzyk and Lee Sedentary behaviour and life expectancy in the USA: a cause-deleted life table analysis
8 Lee et al UK stroke incidence, mortality and cardiovascular risk management 1999–2008: time-trend analysis from the General Practice Research Database
9 Henderson et al Shame! Self-stigmatisation as an obstacle to sick doctors returning to work: a qualitative study
10 Patterson et al Consumption of takeaway and fast food in a deprived inner London Borough: are they associated with childhood obesity?

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