Tag Archives: Systematic Review

#PHTwitJC 25: Does alcohol price affect drinking behaviour?

On Thursday 23rd May at 8pm #PHTwitJC will be discussing this paper: A C Wagenaar et al (2009) Effects of beverage alcohol price and tax levels on drinking: a meta-analysis of 1003 estimates from 112 studies, Addiction, 104, 179–190 PDF … Continue reading

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Week 23: Summary of #PHTwitJC Chat

In March we discussed this paper which examined whether there was an association between second hand smoking and meningococcal disease risk.  We critiqued the paper together on 24th March, and below is a summary of the discussion. Q.1 Were the … Continue reading

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#PHtwitJC 20: Benefits and harms of breast cancer screening – compare reviews

Next live chat will be on Sunday 18th November, 8.00 -9 . 00 pm (GMT). All are welcome to join in the discussion- follow or contribute using the Twitter hashtag #PHTwitJC . If you’ve never participated in a Twitter chat … Continue reading

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#PHTwitJC 19: New Roads and Human Health

On Tuesday 23 October at 8.00 pm BST (UK time) we will be discussing this paper: M Egan, M Petticrew, D Ogilvie and V Hamilton (2003) New Roads and Human Health: A Systematic Review, American Journal of Public Health, September … Continue reading

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#PHTwitJC 16: Paper Summary and Discussion Points

This week’s PHTwitJC we will be discussing the following paper: The health and socioeconomic impacts of major  multi-sport events: systematic review (1978-2008) (2010) Gerry McCartney, Sian Thomas, Hilary Thomson, John Scott, Val Hamilton, Phil Hanlon, David S Morrison and Lyndal … Continue reading

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