Caffeine intake and atrial fibrillation incidence: dose response meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies.

@article{Cheng2014CaffeineIA,
  title={Caffeine intake and atrial fibrillation incidence: dose response meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies.},
  author={Min Hsuan Cheng and Zunsong Hu and Xiangfeng Lu and Jianfeng F Huang and Dongfeng Gu},
  journal={The Canadian journal of cardiology},
  year={2014},
  volume={30 4},
  pages={448-54}
}
BACKGROUND The association between habitual caffeine intake with incident atrial fibrillation (AF) was unknown. We conducted a meta-analysis to investigate the association between chronic exposure of caffeine and the risk of AF and to evaluate the potential dose-response relation. METHODS We searched PubMed, EMBASE, and the Cochrane Library up to November 2013 and references of relevant retrieved articles. Prospective cohort studies were included with relative risk (RR) or hazard ratio and 95… CONTINUE READING

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