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A randomised controlled trial with a factorial design was done to examine the effects of dietary intervention in the secondary prevention of myocardial infarction (MI). 2033 men who had recoveredExpand
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Plasma fibrinogen level and the risk of major cardiovascular diseases and nonvascular mortality: an individual participant meta-analysis.
CONTEXT Plasma fibrinogen levels may be associated with the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) and stroke. OBJECTIVE To assess the relationships of fibrinogen levels with risk of major vascularExpand
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The Consumption of Milk and Dairy Foods and the Incidence of Vascular Disease and Diabetes: An Overview of the Evidence
The health effects of milk and dairy food consumption would best be determined in randomised controlled trials. No adequately powered trial has been reported and none is likely because of the numbersExpand
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Antioxidant flavonols and ischemic heart disease in a Welsh population of men: the Caerphilly Study.
Antioxidant flavonols and their major food source, black tea, have been associated with a lower risk of ischemic heart disease (IHD) and stroke in Dutch men. We investigated whether flavonol intakeExpand
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The role of reducing intakes of saturated fat in the prevention of cardiovascular disease: where does the evidence stand in 2010?
Current dietary recommendations advise reducing the intake of saturated fatty acids (SFAs) to reduce coronary heart disease (CHD) risk, but recent findings question the role of SFAs. This expertExpand
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Lack of benefit of dietary advice to men with angina: results of a controlled trial
Objective: To see whether mortality among men with angina can be reduced by dietary advice.Design: A randomized controlled factorial trial.Setting: Male patients of general practitioners in southExpand
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Diet, lung function, and lung function decline in a cohort of 2512 middle aged men
BACKGROUND A prospective cohort study of 2512 Welshmen aged 45–59 living in Caerphilly in 1979–1983 was used to investigate associations between diet and lung function. METHODS At baseline (phase I)Expand
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Fibrinogen, Viscosity, and White Blood Cell Count Are Major Risk Factors for Ischemic Heart Disease: The Caerphilly and Speedwell Collaborative Heart Disease Studies
BackgroundRecent studies have suggested that hemostatic factors and white blood cell count are predictive of ischemic heart disease (IHD). The relations of fibrinogen, viscosity, and white blood cellExpand
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C-reactive protein: relation to total mortality, cardiovascular mortality and cardiovascular risk factors in men.
BACKGROUND There is much interest in reported associations between serum C-reactive protein and incident ischaemic heart disease. It is uncertain what this association represents. We aimed to assessExpand
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Milk and dairy consumption, diabetes and the metabolic syndrome: the Caerphilly prospective study
Objectives: To report a negative association between milk or dairy consumption and the metabolic syndrome and to examine associations within the Caerphilly cohort. Setting: A representative sample ofExpand
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