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Published on Nov 1, 2017in The Lancet 53.25
Mahshid Dehghan22
Estimated H-index: 22
(Population Health Research Institute),
Andrew Mente30
Estimated H-index: 30
(McMaster University)
+ 352 AuthorsAnders H. Rosengren84
Estimated H-index: 84
(University of Gothenburg)
Summary Background The relationship between macronutrients and cardiovascular disease and mortality is controversial. Most available data are from European and North American populations where nutrition excess is more likely, so their applicability to other populations is unclear. Methods The Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology (PURE) study is a large, epidemiological cohort study of individuals aged 35–70 years (enrolled between Jan 1, 2003, and March 31, 2013) in 18 countries with a median fo...
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Published on Oct 1, 2017in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology 19.31
Andrew Mente30
Estimated H-index: 30
(McMaster University),
Mahshid Dehghan22
Estimated H-index: 22
(Population Health Research Institute)
+ 420 AuthorsSun Yi5
Estimated H-index: 5
(Peking Union Medical College)
Summary Background The relation between dietary nutrients and cardiovascular disease risk markers in many regions worldwide is unknown. In this study, we investigated the effect of dietary nutrients on blood lipids and blood pressure, two of the most important risk factors for cardiovascular disease, in low-income, middle-income, and high-income countries. Methods We studied 125 287 participants from 18 countries in North America, South America, Europe, Africa, and Asia in the Prospective Urban ...
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Published on Jul 18, 2017in Circulation 18.88
FrankM. Sacks3
Estimated H-index: 3
Alice H. Lichtenstein79
Estimated H-index: 79
+ 9 AuthorsJennifer G. Robinson57
Estimated H-index: 57
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading global cause of death, accounting for 17.3 million deaths per year. Preventive treatment that reduces CVD by even a small percentage can substantially reduce, nationally and globally, the number of people who develop CVD and the costs of caring for them. This American Heart Association presidential advisory on dietary fats and CVD reviews and discusses the scientific evidence, including the most recent studies, on the effects of dietary saturated fat i...
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Published on Jan 1, 2015in Neuroepidemiology 3.70
Valery L. Feigin69
Estimated H-index: 69
(Auckland University of Technology),
Rita Krishnamurthi25
Estimated H-index: 25
(Auckland University of Technology)
+ 17 AuthorsThomas Truelsen45
Estimated H-index: 45
(University of Copenhagen)
Background: Global stroke epidemiology is changing rapidly. Although age-standardized rates of stroke mortality have decreased worldwide in the past 2 decades, the absolute numbers of people who have a stroke every year, and live with the consequences of stroke or die from their stroke, are increasing. Regular updates on the current level of stroke burden are important for advancing our knowledge on stroke epidemiology and facilitate organization and planning of evidence-based stroke care. Objec...
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Published on Jun 20, 2012in JAMA 47.66
Emanuele Di Angelantonio54
Estimated H-index: 54
(University of Cambridge),
Pei Gao15
Estimated H-index: 15
(University of Cambridge)
+ 52 AuthorsJohn Danesh101
Estimated H-index: 101
(University of Cambridge)
ContextThe value of assessing various emerging lipid-related markers for prediction of first cardiovascular events is debated.Objective To determine whether adding information on apolipoprotein B a ...
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Published on Mar 23, 2010in PLOS Medicine 11.68
Dariush Mozaffarian113
Estimated H-index: 113
(Harvard University),
Renata Micha37
Estimated H-index: 37
(Harvard University),
Sarah K. Wallace3
Estimated H-index: 3
(Harvard University)
Background: Reduced saturated fat (SFA) consumption is recommended to reduce coronary heart disease (CHD), but there is an absence of strong supporting evidence from randomized controlled trials (RCTs) of clinical CHD events and few guidelines focus on any specific replacement nutrient. Additionally, some public health groups recommend lowering or limiting polyunsaturated fat (PUFA) consumption, a major potential replacement for SFA. Methods and Findings: We systematically investigated and quant...
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Published on Nov 11, 2009in JAMA 47.66
Emanuele Di Angelantonio54
Estimated H-index: 54
Nadeem Sarwar29
Estimated H-index: 29
+ 10 AuthorsJohn Danesh101
Estimated H-index: 101
CONTEXT: Associations of major lipids and apolipoproteins with the risk of vascular disease have not been reliably quantified. OBJECTIVE: To assess major lipids and apolipoproteins in vascular risk. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS: Individual records were supplied on 302,430 people without initial vascular disease from 68 long-term prospective studies, mostly in Europe and North America. During 2.79 million person-years of follow-up, there were 8857 nonfatal myocardial infarctions, 3928 corona...
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Published on Dec 15, 2001in American Journal of Epidemiology 4.32
Barry M. Popkin319
Estimated H-index: 319
Meir J. Stampfer247
Estimated H-index: 247
+ 3 AuthorsEric B. Rimm166
Estimated H-index: 166
The validation of dietary total fat measurements has been elusive because no specific biomarker exists. In metabolic studies with controlled diets, plasma fasting triglyceride levels are reduced with higher fat intake and can thus serve as an alloyed gold standard. Participants in this cross-sectional analysis were 269 men aged 47-83 years from the Health Professionals Follow-up Study who completed a semiquantitative food frequency questionnaire and provided fasting blood specimens in 1994. In a...
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Published on Oct 10, 2018in Nutrients 4.20
José I. Recio-Rodríguez25
Estimated H-index: 25
Cristina Agudo Conde1
Estimated H-index: 1
+ 8 AuthorsManuel A. Gómez-Marcos21
Estimated H-index: 21
Background: This study evaluates the effectiveness of adding a diet smartphone application to standard counseling to modify dietary composition over the long term (12 months). Methods: A randomized, controlled, multicenter clinical trial was conducted involving the participation of 833 subjects from primary care clinics (415 to the intervention (counseling + application) group (IG) and 418 to the control (counseling) group (CG)). Both groups were counseled about a healthy diet and physical activ...
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