F J He

Summary

Affiliation: St George's
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Salt and blood pressure in children and adolescents
    F J He
    Blood Pressure Unit, Cardiac and Vascular Sciences, St George s University of London, London, UK
    J Hum Hypertens 22:4-11. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Effect of modest salt reduction on blood pressure, urinary albumin, and pulse wave velocity in white, black, and Asian mild hypertensives
    Feng J He
    Blood Pressure Unit, Cardiac and Vascular Sciences, St George s, University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London, UK
    Hypertension 54:482-8. 2009
  3. doi request reprint A comprehensive review on salt and health and current experience of worldwide salt reduction programmes
    F J He
    Blood Pressure Unit, Cardiac and Vascular Sciences, St George s, University of London, London, UK
    J Hum Hypertens 23:363-84. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Beneficial effects of potassium on human health
    Feng J He
    Blood Pressure Unit, Cardiac and Vascular Sciences, St George s, University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London, UK
    Physiol Plant 133:725-35. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Salt intake is related to soft drink consumption in children and adolescents: a link to obesity?
    Feng J He
    Blood Pressure Unit, Cardiac and Vascular Sciences, St George s, University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London, SW17 0RE, United Kingdom
    Hypertension 51:629-34. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Fruit and vegetable consumption and stroke: meta-analysis of cohort studies
    Feng J He
    Blood Pressure Unit, Cardiac and Vascular Sciences, St George s University of London, London, UK
    Lancet 367:320-6. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Increased consumption of fruit and vegetables is related to a reduced risk of coronary heart disease: meta-analysis of cohort studies
    F J He
    Blood Pressure Unit, Cardiac and Vascular Sciences, St George s University of London, London, UK
    J Hum Hypertens 21:717-28. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Importance of salt in determining blood pressure in children: meta-analysis of controlled trials
    Feng J He
    Blood Pressure Unit, Cardiac and Vascular Sciences, St George s University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London, SW17 0RE, United Kingdom
    Hypertension 48:861-9. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Importance of the renin system for determining blood pressure fall with acute salt restriction in hypertensive and normotensive whites
    F J He
    Blood Pressure Unit, St. George's Hospital Medical School, London, United Kingdom
    Hypertension 38:321-5. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Effect of salt intake on renal excretion of water in humans
    F J He
    Blood Pressure Unit, St George's Hospital Medical School, London, United Kingdom
    Hypertension 38:317-20. 2001

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  1. ncbi request reprint Salt and blood pressure in children and adolescents
    F J He
    Blood Pressure Unit, Cardiac and Vascular Sciences, St George s University of London, London, UK
    J Hum Hypertens 22:4-11. 2008
    ..The consistent finding of our present analysis of a random sample of free-living individuals with that from controlled salt reduction trials provides further support for a reduction in salt intake in children and adolescents...
  2. doi request reprint Effect of modest salt reduction on blood pressure, urinary albumin, and pulse wave velocity in white, black, and Asian mild hypertensives
    Feng J He
    Blood Pressure Unit, Cardiac and Vascular Sciences, St George s, University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London, UK
    Hypertension 54:482-8. 2009
    ..Although both could be attributable to the falls in blood pressure, they may carry additional benefits on reducing cardiovascular disease above that obtained from the blood pressure falls alone...
  3. doi request reprint A comprehensive review on salt and health and current experience of worldwide salt reduction programmes
    F J He
    Blood Pressure Unit, Cardiac and Vascular Sciences, St George s, University of London, London, UK
    J Hum Hypertens 23:363-84. 2009
    ..The challenge is to spread this out to all other countries. A modest reduction in population salt intake worldwide will result in a major improvement in public health...
  4. ncbi request reprint Beneficial effects of potassium on human health
    Feng J He
    Blood Pressure Unit, Cardiac and Vascular Sciences, St George s, University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London, UK
    Physiol Plant 133:725-35. 2008
    ..The best way to increase potassium intake is to increase the consumption of fruits and vegetables...
  5. doi request reprint Salt intake is related to soft drink consumption in children and adolescents: a link to obesity?
    Feng J He
    Blood Pressure Unit, Cardiac and Vascular Sciences, St George s, University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London, SW17 0RE, United Kingdom
    Hypertension 51:629-34. 2008
    ..This would have a beneficial effect on preventing cardiovascular disease independent of and additive to the effect of salt reduction on blood pressure...
  6. ncbi request reprint Fruit and vegetable consumption and stroke: meta-analysis of cohort studies
    Feng J He
    Blood Pressure Unit, Cardiac and Vascular Sciences, St George s University of London, London, UK
    Lancet 367:320-6. 2006
    ..We quantitatively assessed the relation between fruit and vegetable intake and incidence of stroke in a meta-analysis of cohort studies...
  7. ncbi request reprint Increased consumption of fruit and vegetables is related to a reduced risk of coronary heart disease: meta-analysis of cohort studies
    F J He
    Blood Pressure Unit, Cardiac and Vascular Sciences, St George s University of London, London, UK
    J Hum Hypertens 21:717-28. 2007
    ..These results provide strong support for the recommendations to consume more than 5 servings/day of fruit and vegetables...
  8. ncbi request reprint Importance of salt in determining blood pressure in children: meta-analysis of controlled trials
    Feng J He
    Blood Pressure Unit, Cardiac and Vascular Sciences, St George s University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London, SW17 0RE, United Kingdom
    Hypertension 48:861-9. 2006
    ..This would result in major reductions in cardiovascular disease. These results in conjunction with other evidence provide strong support for a reduction in salt intake in children...
  9. ncbi request reprint Importance of the renin system for determining blood pressure fall with acute salt restriction in hypertensive and normotensive whites
    F J He
    Blood Pressure Unit, St. George's Hospital Medical School, London, United Kingdom
    Hypertension 38:321-5. 2001
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  10. ncbi request reprint Effect of salt intake on renal excretion of water in humans
    F J He
    Blood Pressure Unit, St George's Hospital Medical School, London, United Kingdom
    Hypertension 38:317-20. 2001
    ..This would reduce fluid intake in the population by approximately 350 mL/d per person. This would have a large impact on the sales of soft drinks, mineral water, and beer...
  11. ncbi request reprint Modest salt reduction reduces blood pressure and urine protein excretion in black hypertensives: a randomized control trial
    Pauline A Swift
    St George s Hospital Medical School, London, SW17 0RE, UK
    Hypertension 46:308-12. 2005
    ..In light of these findings, we would recommend that all black individuals with raised blood pressure reduce their salt intake to < or =5 g per day...
  12. ncbi request reprint Importance of controlling blood pressure
    G A MacGregor
    Blood Pressure Unit, St George s Hospital Medical School, London, UK
    Climacteric 8:13-8. 2005
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  13. ncbi request reprint Effect of modest salt reduction on blood pressure: a meta-analysis of randomized trials. Implications for public health
    F J He
    Blood Pressure Unit, St George s Hospital Medical School, London, UK
    J Hum Hypertens 16:761-70. 2002
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  14. ncbi request reprint Plasma sodium: ignored and underestimated
    Feng J He
    Blood Pressure Unit, St George s Hospital Medical School, London, UK
    Hypertension 45:98-102. 2005
    ..Small changes in plasma sodium alter extracellular volume, which may influence blood pressure. Changes in plasma sodium may also affect blood pressure directly...
  15. ncbi request reprint How far should salt intake be reduced?
    Feng J He
    Blood Pressure Unit, St George s Hospital Medical School, Cranmer Terrace, London, England
    Hypertension 42:1093-9. 2003
    ..A further reduction to 3 g/d will have a much greater effect and should now become the long-term target for population salt intake worldwide...
  16. ncbi request reprint Modest salt reduction lowers blood pressure in isolated systolic hypertension and combined hypertension
    Feng J He
    Blood Pressure Unit, St George s Hospital Medical School, Cranmer Terrace, London, SW17 0RE, UK
    Hypertension 46:66-70. 2005
    ..These results provide strong support for universal salt reduction in all hypertensives...
  17. doi request reprint Effect of modest salt reduction on skin capillary rarefaction in white, black, and Asian individuals with mild hypertension
    Feng J He
    Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK
    Hypertension 56:253-9. 2010
    ..The increase in capillary density may possibly carry additional beneficial effects on target organs...
  18. ncbi request reprint Potassium: more beneficial effects
    F J He
    Blood Pressure Unit, St George s Hospital Medical School, London, UK
    Climacteric 6:36-48. 2003
    ..In this article, we address the evidence for the important role of potassium intake in regulating blood pressure and other beneficial effects of potassium which may be independent of and additional to its effect on blood pressure...
  19. ncbi request reprint Cost of poor blood pressure control in the UK: 62,000 unnecessary deaths per year
    F J He
    Blood Pressure Unit, St George s Hospital Medical School, London, UK
    J Hum Hypertens 17:455-7. 2003
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  20. doi request reprint Reducing population salt intake worldwide: from evidence to implementation
    Feng J He
    Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 52:363-82. 2010
    ..Several countries have already reduced salt intake. The challenge now is to spread this out to all other countries. A modest reduction in population salt intake worldwide will result in a major improvement in public health...
  21. doi request reprint Plasma sodium and blood pressure in individuals on haemodialysis
    F J He
    Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK
    J Hum Hypertens 27:85-9. 2013
    ..Our findings in conjunction with other evidence suggest that small changes in plasma sodium could be an important mechanism for the beneficial effects of lower dialysate sodium and lower salt intake on BP in haemodialysis patients...
  22. ncbi request reprint Effect of short-term supplementation of potassium chloride and potassium citrate on blood pressure in hypertensives
    Feng J He
    Blood Pressure Unit, St George s Hospital Medical School, London, United Kingdom
    Hypertension 45:571-4. 2005
    ..Increasing the consumption of foods high in potassium is likely to have the same effect on blood pressure as potassium chloride...
  23. ncbi request reprint The effect of sodium and angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibition on the classic circulating renin-angiotensin system in autosomal-dominant polycystic kidney disease patients
    Timothy W Doulton
    Blood Pressure Unit, Department of Cardiac and Vascular Sciences, UK
    J Hypertens 24:939-45. 2006
    ..However, the interpretation of previous studies in ADPKD patients is confounded by inadequate matching with control populations for blood pressure and renal function, or failure to control the sodium intake of participants...
  24. ncbi request reprint Systematic review of combined angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibition and angiotensin receptor blockade in hypertension
    Timothy W R Doulton
    Blood Pressure Unit, Department of Cardiac and Vascular Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, London, UK
    Hypertension 45:880-6. 2005
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  25. ncbi request reprint Salt, blood pressure and cardiovascular disease
    Feng J He
    Blood Pressure Unit, Cardiac and Vascular Sciences, St George s University of London, London, UK
    Curr Opin Cardiol 22:298-305. 2007
    ..To review the evidence that relates salt intake to blood pressure and cardiovascular disease...
  26. ncbi request reprint Plasma sodium and hypertension
    Hugh E de Wardener
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, Imperial College, Charing Cross Hospital Campus, London, United Kingdom
    Kidney Int 66:2454-66. 2004
    ..We suggest that a small increase in plasma sodium may be part of the mechanisms whereby dietary salt increases the blood pressure...
  27. ncbi request reprint Salt reduction in the United Kingdom: a successful experiment in public health
    F J He
    Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK
    J Hum Hypertens 28:345-52. 2014
    ..The challenge now is to engage other countries with appropriate local modifications. A reduction in salt intake worldwide will result in major public health improvements and cost savings. ..
  28. ncbi request reprint Salt in food
    Feng J He
    Lancet 365:844-5. 2005
  29. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure--importance of salt intake
    Feng J He
    Am J Hypertens 18:1258-9; author reply 1259-61. 2005
  30. pmc Long term effects of advice to reduce dietary salt. Front cover was highly misleading
    Graham A MacGregor
    BMJ 326:222; author reply 222. 2003
  31. ncbi request reprint Universal salt reduction
    Feng J He
    Hypertension 43:E12;author reply E12-3. 2004
  32. ncbi request reprint Controversies in cardiology
    Feng J He
    Lancet 367:1313-4; author reply 1315-6. 2006
  33. ncbi request reprint Salt intake and cardiovascular mortality
    Feng J He
    Am J Med 120:e5; author reply e7. 2007
  34. ncbi request reprint Salt, blood pressure and the renin-angiotensin system
    Feng J He
    J Renin Angiotensin Aldosterone Syst 4:11-6. 2003
    ..In this article, we address the important role of the RAS in determining the fall in BP with salt reduction...
  35. doi request reprint World Action on Salt
    Graham A MacGregor
    Lancet 371:471. 2008
  36. ncbi request reprint Regional left ventricular deformation and geometry analysis provides insights in myocardial remodelling in mild to moderate hypertension
    Aigul Baltabaeva
    Department of Cardiology, St George s Hospital, Blackshaw Road, London SW17 0QT, UK
    Eur J Echocardiogr 9:501-8. 2008
    ..We investigated regional geometry and systolic deformation (using strain/strain rate (S/SR) imaging) in HTN...
  37. ncbi request reprint Salt intake and sympathetic activity
    Feng J He
    Circulation 107:e108; author reply e108. 2003