Clinical evidence on the effects of saffron (Crocus sativus L.) on cardiovascular risk factors: A systematic review meta‐analysis

@article{Pourmasoumi2019ClinicalEO,
  title={Clinical evidence on the effects of saffron (Crocus sativus L.) on cardiovascular risk factors: A systematic review meta‐analysis},
  author={M. Pourmasoumi and A. Hadi and A. Najafgholizadeh and M. Kafeshani and A. Sahebkar},
  journal={Pharmacological Research},
  year={2019},
  volume={139},
  pages={348–359}
}
  • M. Pourmasoumi, A. Hadi, +2 authors A. Sahebkar
  • Published 2019
  • Medicine
  • Pharmacological Research
  • &NA; Cardiovascular disease is a one of most common causes of mortality around the world. This meta‐analysis aims to summarize and conclude the clinical evidence regarding the use of saffron and its constituents, in particular crocin, on cardiovascular risk factors. A systematic review was conducted with PubMed, Scopus, Web of Science, Cochrane library and Google Scholar up to 24 May 2018. Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) that assessed the clinical effects of saffron and/or its constituents… CONTINUE READING
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