Calls for retraction of review on trans fats and essential fatty acids in cvd

The authors of a controversial review questioning the efficacy of essential fatty acids in lowering risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and whether consumption of trans fats is as bad as heart experts claim, had to correct several errors in the paper after it was published and are dodging calls for it to be retracted altogether. According to multiple reports a new version the paper had to be published after corrections were made shortly after it appeared on the website of the Annals of Internal Medicine. The review/meta analyses titled – Association of Dietary, Circulating, and Supplement Fatty Acids With Coronary Risk: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis - included data from 72 studies involving more than 600,000 participants from 18 countries.

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