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Publication Name World Journal of Methodology
Manuscript ID 19815
Country of Manuscript Source Canada
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2015-05-22 09:00
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2015-09-21 17:07
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2015-09-21 21:36
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2015-09-30 18:19
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2015-09-30 18:19
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2015-12-15 10:10
ISSN 2222-0682 (online)
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Category Nutrition and Dietetics
Manuscript Type Editorial
Article Title Conflicts of interest in nutritional sciences: The forgotten bias in meta-analysis
Manuscript Source Invited Manuscript
All Author List Michel Lucas
Funding Agency and Grant Number
Corresponding author Dr. Michel Lucas, Assistant Professor, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Université Laval, Population Health and Optimal Health Practices Research Unit, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec, 2875 Laurier Blvd., Delta 2 Building, Suite 600, Québec G1V 2M2, Canada. michel.lucas@crchuq.ulaval.ca
Keywords Conflicts of interest; Nutrition; Nutritional sciences; Bias; Systematic reviews; Meta-analysis
Core Tip Decision-making in the field of nutrition is based on published evidence, but when results are ambivalent, it is easier to opt for the status quo and ask for more studies. Because conflicts of interest (COI) in nutritional sciences can bias conclusions and negatively impact dietary recommendations and population health, it deserves more attention and requires careful analyses. To regard evidence properly and in a rigorous manner, COI in systematic reviews and meta-analyses must be evaluated systematically to guarantee the trustworthiness of nutrition-related studies, and must therefore be obli?gatory sub-analyses to reduce the risk of bias in data interpretation.
Publish Date 2015-12-15 10:10
Citation Lucas M. Conflicts of interest in nutritional sciences: The forgotten bias in meta-analysis. World J Methodol 2015; 5(4): 175-178
Url http://www.wjgnet.com/2222-0682/full/v5/i4/175.htm
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.5662/wjm.v5.i4.175
Full Article (PDF) WJM-5-175.pdf
Full Article (Word) WJM-5-175.doc
Manuscript File 19815-Review.docx
Answering Reviewers 19815-Answering reviewers.pdf
Audio Core Tip 19815-Audio core tip.mp3
Conflict-of-Interest Disclosure Form 19815-Conflict-of-interest statement.pdf
Copyright License Agreement 19815-Copyright assignment.pdf
Peer-review Report 19815-Peer-review(s).pdf
Journal Editor-in-Chief Review Report 19815-Journal editor-in-chief review report.pdf
Scientific Misconduct Check 19815-Scientific misconduct check.pdf
Scientific Editor Work List 19815-Scientific editor work list.pdf