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Tan, M., He, F. J., & MacGregor, G. A. (2018). Salt and cardiovascular disease in PURE: A large sample size cannot make up for erroneous estimations. Journal of the Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System, 19(4)

He FJ, Campbell NRC, Ma Y, MacGregor GA, Cogswell ME, Cook NRC. (2018) Errors in estimating usual sodium intake by the Kawasaki formula alter its relationship with mortality ─ Implications for public health. Int J Epidemiol 2018.

He FJ, MacGregor GA. (2018) Role of salt intake in prevention of cardiovascular disease: controversies and challenges. Nature Reviews: Cardiology.


He FJ, MacGregor GA(2016). Hypertension: Salt: flawed research should not divert actions to reduce intake. Nat Rev Nephrol 12, (9) 514-515. 10.1038/nrneph.2016.97


He FJ, Ivkovic V, Jelakovic B et al.(2015). Estimation of sodium excretion should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler: misleading papers and editorial on spot urines. J Hypertens 33, (4) 884-886. 10.1097/HJH.0000000000000548


He FJ, MacGregor GA(2014). Salt intake and mortality. Am J Hypertens 27, (11) 10.1093/ajh/hpu095


He FJ, MacGregor GA(2012). Cardiovascular disease: Salt and cardiovascular risk. Nature Reviews Nephrology 8, (3) 134-136. 10.1038/nrneph.2011.220


Macgregor GA, He FJ, Perry IJ et al.(2003)Long term effects of advice to reduce dietary salt. BMJ 326, (7382) 10.1136/bmj.326.7382.222/a

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