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Association of dietary, circulating, and supplement fatty acids with coronary risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
BACKGROUND Guidelines advocate changes in fatty acid consumption to promote cardiovascular health. PURPOSE To summarize evidence about associations between fatty acids and coronary disease. DATAExpand
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Global, regional, and national age-sex-specific mortality for 282 causes of death in 195 countries and territories, 1980–2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017
Summary Background Global development goals increasingly rely on country-specific estimates for benchmarking a nation's progress. To meet this need, the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and RiskExpand
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Adherence to cardiovascular therapy: a meta-analysis of prevalence and clinical consequences.
AIMS The aim of this study was to determine the extent to which adherence to individual vascular medications, assessed by different methods, influences the absolute and relative risks (RRs) ofExpand
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α-Linolenic acid and risk of cardiovascular disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
  • A. Pan, Mu- Chen, +5 authors F. Hu
  • Medicine
  • The American journal of clinical nutrition
  • 1 December 2012
BACKGROUND Prior studies of α-linolenic acid (ALA), a plant-derived omega-3 (n-3) fatty acid, and cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk have generated inconsistent results. OBJECTIVE We conducted aExpand
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B-Type Natriuretic Peptides and Cardiovascular Risk: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of 40 Prospective Studies
Background— Measurement of B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) concentration or its precursor (N-terminal fragment [NT-proBNP]) is recommended in patients with symptoms of left ventricular dysfunctionExpand
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Association between fish consumption, long chain omega 3 fatty acids, and risk of cerebrovascular disease: systematic review and meta-analysis
Objective To clarify associations of fish consumption and long chain omega 3 fatty acids with risk of cerebrovascular disease for primary and secondary prevention. Design Systematic review andExpand
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Vitamin D and risk of cause specific death: systematic review and meta-analysis of observational cohort and randomised intervention studies
Objective To evaluate the extent to which circulating biomarker and supplements of vitamin D are associated with mortality from cardiovascular, cancer, or other conditions, under variousExpand
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Genome-wide association analysis identifies novel blood pressure loci and offers biological insights into cardiovascular risk
Elevated blood pressure is the leading heritable risk factor for cardiovascular disease worldwide. We report genetic association of blood pressure (systolic, diastolic, pulse pressure) among UKExpand
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Fifteen new risk loci for coronary artery disease highlight arterial-wall-specific mechanisms
Coronary artery disease (CAD) is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Although 58 genomic regions have been associated with CAD thus far, most of the heritability is unexplained,Expand
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Vitamin D, type 2 diabetes and other metabolic outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective studies.
Vitamin D status may influence the risk of developing metabolic diseases such as Type 2 diabetes (T2D), metabolic syndrome (MetS) and insulin resistance (IR). Several studies have assessed vitamin DExpand
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