Bed sharing, obesity and social media: Most read articles in May


The most-read article in May was Carpenter and colleagues’ article on bed sharing with non-smoking parents and the risks of SIDS, which received widespread press coverage. Still proving popular,was Küster et al‘s study highlighting the dangers of consuming over the counter analgesics before running a marathon which was also covered in the press in the run-up to the London marathon last month. Other newly-published papers in the top ten include Hamm et al‘s study of social media use among patients and caregivers and Sørensen et al‘s study on Dabigatran use in Danish atrial fibrillation patients in 2011.

Rank Author(s) Title
1 Carpenter et al Bed sharing when parents do not smoke: is there a risk of SIDS? An individual level analysis of five major case–control studies
2 Sørensen et al Dabigatran use in Danish atrial fibrillation patients in 2011: a nationwide study
3 Schmidt et al Obesity in young men, and individual and combined risks of type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular morbidity and death before 55 years of age: a Danish 33-year follow-up study
4 Hamm et al Social media use among patients and caregivers: a scoping review
5 Küster et al Consumption of analgesics before a marathon and the incidence of cardiovascular, gastrointestinal and renal problems: a cohort study
6 Ekström et al Aspirin treatment and risk of first incident cardiovascular diseases in patients with type 2 diabetes: an observational study from the Swedish National Diabetes Register
7 Katzmarzyk et al Sedentary behaviour and life expectancy in the USA: a cause-deleted life table analysis
8 Yamada et al Male pattern baldness and its association with coronary heart disease: a meta-analysis
9 Doyle et al A systematic review of evidence on the links between patient experience and clinical safety and effectiveness
10 Mahtani et al Can the London 2012 Olympics ‘inspire a generation’ to do more physical or sporting activities? An overview of systematic reviews


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