Duane Mellor and colleagues at the University of Hull have published a pair of papers on weight loss and maintenance in a randomised controlled trial of 112 men and women following a commercial programme. The paired papers are: Weight loss in a UK commercial all meal provision study: a randomised controlled trial Weight maintenance over … Continue reading A pair of papers.
Last week I did what I believe newspaper editors describe as 'putting an issue to bed'. One of my jobs as Editor is to select the papers from our collection of accepted material that will go into the next issue. This usually happens a few weeks before the issue is published and so last week … Continue reading The first complete cycle
JHND Editor is about to embark upon the I'm a Scientist Get Me Out of Here event for November 2013. This is a really exciting opportunity to take part in outreach to young people and answer their questions about science. I shall use every opportunity to talk about diet and health and you can follow … Continue reading Spreading the word, sharing the love of science
Sorry for the lack of inspiration around JHND blog posts recently. Things are very busy with things that lie outside my journal life, and to be honest things have been trundling along very quietly and efficiently in JHND-land. We have a steady stream of submissions (probably 2 new manuscripts per day at the moment) and … Continue reading A little more on rejection
The suitability of caffeinated drinks for children: a systematic review of randomised controlled trials, observational studies and expert panel guidelines Carrie Ruxton This systematic review explored the literature considering the effects of caffeine on cognition, behaviour, mood and exercise performance in children and included randomised controlled trials and observational studies. The review found that at lower … Continue reading JHND Paper of the Month