What is the Association between Usual Blood Pressure, Peripheral Arterial Disease & Vascular Risk?

Research Paper Title Usual Blood Pressure, Peripheral Arterial Disease, and Vascular Risk: Cohort Study of 4.2 Million Adults. Study Question What are the associations between usual blood pressure and risk of peripheral arterial disease in specific subgroups and the relation between peripheral arterial disease and 12 different vascular events? Summary Answer A 20 mm Hg… Read More


Associations between Intake of Saturated & Trans Unsaturated Fatty Acids & Risk of All Cause Mortality, CVD & Type 2 Diabetes

Research Paper Title Intake of saturated and trans unsaturated fatty acids and risk of all cause mortality, cardiovascular disease, and type 2 diabetes: systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies. Objective To systematically review associations between intake of saturated fat and trans unsaturated fat and all cause mortality, cardiovascular disease (CVD) and associated mortality, coronary… Read More

Spicy Foods & Mortality: Any Link?

Research Paper Title Consumption of Spicy Foods and Total and Cause Specific Mortality: Population Based Cohort Study Study Question How does regular consumption of spicy foods influence mortality? Summary Answer Regular consumption of spicy foods was inversely associated with total and certain cause specific mortality (cancer, ischaemic heart diseases and respiratory diseases), independent of other… Read More