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Egg Consumption and Incidence of Heart Failure: A Meta-Analysis of Prospective Cohort Studies.

A surge in the risk heart failure is associated with frequent consumption of egg.

​This study investigated the correlation between egg consumption and the occurrence of heart failure. Researchers tracked the egg intake of 111,058 subjects and also estimated the heart failure risk of each subject. They found a higher heart failure risk among regular consumers of eggs. The results of this study suggest that consistent consumption of eggs may increase the incidence of heart failure in the general population.

Research Summary Information

  • 2017
  • Khawaja O, Singh H, Luni F, Kabour A, Ali SS, Taleb M, Ahmed H, Gaziano JM, Djoussé L
  • Department of Cardiology, Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center , Toledo, OH , USA. Division of Aging, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA; Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology and Research Information Center (MAVERIC), Boston Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, Boston, MA, USA; Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA; Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center (GRECC), Boston Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, Boston, MA, USA. Division of Aging, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA; Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA; Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center (GRECC), Boston Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, Boston, MA, USA.
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  • No. Source of funding disclosure not found
  • No. Potential conflicts disclosure not found
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