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Combined vitamin B6-magnesium treatment in autism spectrum disorder

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, October 2005
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
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  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (88th percentile)

Mentioned by

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1 news outlet
blogs
2 blogs
twitter
9 tweeters
facebook
1 Facebook page
wikipedia
1 Wikipedia page

Citations

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Readers on

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164 Mendeley
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4 CiteULike
Title
Combined vitamin B6-magnesium treatment in autism spectrum disorder
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, October 2005
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd003497.pub2
Pubmed ID
Authors

Chad Nye, Alejandro Brice

Abstract

The use of mega-vitamin intervention began in the 1950s with the treatment of schizophrenic patients. Pyroxidine (vitamin B6) was first used with children diagnosed with "autism syndrome" when speech and language improvement was observed in some children as a result of large doses of B6. A number of studies attempted to assess the effects of vitamin B6-Magnesium (Mg) was found to reduce undesirable side effects from B6) on characteristics such as verbal communication, non-verbal communication, interpersonal skills, and physiological function, in individuals with autism.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 164 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 27 16%
Student > Bachelor 21 13%
Researcher 21 13%
Student > Ph. D. Student 14 9%
Student > Doctoral Student 13 8%
Other 43 26%
Unknown 25 15%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 56 34%
Psychology 26 16%
Nursing and Health Professions 11 7%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 8 5%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 8 5%
Other 27 16%
Unknown 28 17%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 32. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 11 November 2021.
All research outputs
#879,269
of 19,441,086 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#2,128
of 11,933 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#7,862
of 170,149 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#15
of 118 outputs
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