Barbara Wider

Summary

Affiliation: University of Exeter
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Artichoke leaf extract for treating hypercholesterolaemia
    Barbara Wider
    Institute of Health Services Research, University of Exeter Medical School, Exeter, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 3:CD003335. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Conducting systematic reviews of complementary and alternative medicine: common pitfalls
    Barbara Wider
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, Exeter, United Kingdom
    Eval Health Prof 32:417-30. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Serenoa repens (saw palmetto): a systematic review of adverse events
    Taofikat B Agbabiaka
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, Exeter EX2 4NT, United Kingdom
    Drug Saf 32:637-47. 2009
  4. pmc The Use of Garcinia Extract (Hydroxycitric Acid) as a Weight loss Supplement: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomised Clinical Trials
    Igho Onakpoya
    Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, Devon EX2 4NT, UK
    J Obes 2011:509038. 2011

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Publications4

  1. doi request reprint Artichoke leaf extract for treating hypercholesterolaemia
    Barbara Wider
    Institute of Health Services Research, University of Exeter Medical School, Exeter, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 3:CD003335. 2013
    ..Whether ALE is truly effective for this indication is still a matter of debate. This is an update of a review first published in 2002 and last updated in 2009...
  2. doi request reprint Conducting systematic reviews of complementary and alternative medicine: common pitfalls
    Barbara Wider
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, Exeter, United Kingdom
    Eval Health Prof 32:417-30. 2009
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  3. doi request reprint Serenoa repens (saw palmetto): a systematic review of adverse events
    Taofikat B Agbabiaka
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, Exeter EX2 4NT, United Kingdom
    Drug Saf 32:637-47. 2009
    ..We found no evidence for drug interactions with S. repens. However, higher quality reporting of adverse events is essential if safety assessments are to be improved in future...
  4. pmc The Use of Garcinia Extract (Hydroxycitric Acid) as a Weight loss Supplement: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomised Clinical Trials
    Igho Onakpoya
    Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, Devon EX2 4NT, UK
    J Obes 2011:509038. 2011
    ..It is concluded that the RCTs suggest that Garcinia extracts/HCA can cause short-term weight loss. The magnitude of the effect is small, and the clinical relevance is uncertain. Future trials should be more rigorous and better reported...