Folate and risk of coronary heart disease: a meta-analysis of prospective studies.

@article{Wang2012FolateAR,
  title={Folate and risk of coronary heart disease: a meta-analysis of prospective studies.},
  author={Z Wang and Bo Zhou and Z-L Nie and Weiping Gao and Y-s Wang and H Zhao and Jun-dong Zhu and J-J Yan and Z-j Yang and L-s Wang},
  journal={Nutrition, metabolism, and cardiovascular diseases : NMCD},
  year={2012},
  volume={22 10},
  pages={890-9}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Epidemiologic studies are inconsistent regarding the association between folate and coronary heart disease (CHD) risk. The aim was to perform a meta-analysis to determine whether an association exists between folate and total CHD endpoints in prospective studies. METHODS AND RESULTS We searched the PUBMED and EMBASE databases for studies conducted from 1966 through August 2010. Data were independently abstracted by 2 investigators using a standardized protocol. Study… CONTINUE READING