There has been enormous debate regarding the possibility of a link between childhood vaccinations and the subsequent development of autism. This has in recent times become a major public health issue with vaccine preventable diseases increasing in the community due to the fear of a 'link' between vaccinations and autism. We performed a meta-analysis to summarise available evidence from case-control and cohort studies on this topic (MEDLINE, PubMed, EMBASE, Google Scholar up to April, 2014). PMID:24814559
Taylor, L. E., Swerdfeger, A. L., & Eslick, G. D. (2014). Vaccines are not associated with autism: An evidence-based meta-analysis of case-control and cohort studies. Vaccine, 32(29), 3623-3629. doi:10.1016/j.vaccine.2014.04.085 [doi]
Enns, J. E., Yeganeh, A., Zarychanski, R., Abou-Setta, A. M., Friesen, C., Zahradka, P., & Taylor, C. G. (2014). The impact of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid supplementation on the incidence of cardiovascular events and complications in peripheral arterial disease: A systematic review and meta-analysis. BMC Cardiovascular Disorders, 14, 70-2261-14-70. doi:10.1186/1471-2261-14-70 [doi]
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