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Pycnogenol® (extract of French maritime pine bark) for the treatment of chronic disorders

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, April 2012
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (96th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (94th percentile)

Mentioned by

blogs
3 blogs
policy
1 policy source
twitter
15 tweeters
wikipedia
3 Wikipedia pages
reddit
1 Redditor

Citations

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Readers on

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Title
Pycnogenol® (extract of French maritime pine bark) for the treatment of chronic disorders
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, April 2012
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd008294.pub4
Pubmed ID
Authors

Anel Schoonees, Janicke Visser, Alfred Musekiwa, Jimmy Volmink

Abstract

Oxidative stress has been implicated in the development of a number of conditions including cancer, arthritic disorders and cardiovascular disease. Pycnogenol(®), a herbal dietary supplement derived from French maritime pine bark extract, is standardised to contain 70% procyanidin which is a powerful antioxidant. Pycnogenol(®) is marketed as a supplement for preventing or treating a wide range of chronic conditions.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 3 <1%
Singapore 2 <1%
South Africa 1 <1%
Sweden 1 <1%
Netherlands 1 <1%
Poland 1 <1%
Unknown 307 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 62 20%
Student > Bachelor 47 15%
Researcher 40 13%
Student > Ph. D. Student 39 12%
Student > Postgraduate 19 6%
Other 61 19%
Unknown 48 15%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 133 42%
Nursing and Health Professions 26 8%
Psychology 20 6%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 16 5%
Social Sciences 14 4%
Other 39 12%
Unknown 68 22%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 31. 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 25 October 2019.
All research outputs
#630,054
of 14,700,241 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#1,802
of 11,041 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#4,246
of 123,258 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#5
of 99 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 14,700,241 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 95th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 11,041 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 22.6. This one has done well, scoring higher than 83% of its peers.
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We're also able to compare this research output to 99 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 94% of its contemporaries.