Navigation Links
Another Breather For People At Atherosclerotic Risk

The disease of the elite is fast getting everywhere. Atherosclerosis is a big problem and health hazard these days. Finding a solution in this direction is yet another study.

The study states that supplementation of B vitamins can reduce the risk of atherosclerosis // (plaque build-up on the blood vessel walls).

It is known that vitamin supplementation can lower homocysteine in the blood. The current study was intended to investigate the effect of vitamin supplements on atherosclerosis.

Researchers used carotid-media thickness (IMT) as a marker of atherosclerosis changes. 50 patients in their 50's and 60's with an IMT more than one millimetre participated in the study. In a double blind, randomized trial, participants received 0.5 mg vitamin B12, 2.5 mg folic acid, and 25 mg vitamin B6 or placebo daily for a year.

The researchers found that homocysteine in the participants who received vitamin supplements decreased from 10.50 to 6.56 units, while homocysteine in the untreated group did not change. As for IMT, 5 percent decrease was observed in the treated group and 8 percent increase in the untreated group.

The results also indicated that the effect of vitamin supplements on atherosclerosis was independent of homocysteine concentration.

Source: July 2005 issue of Atherosclerosis.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Another ray of hope for Arthritis Sufferers
2. Another injectable contraceptive Pill approved by FDA
3. The Possibility Of Fighting HIV with Another Virus Questioned
4. New Research Has Found Another Use For Botox
5. Yet Another Harmful Consequence Of Smoking
6. Another Treatment Option for Benign Tumors
7. Yet Another Treatment Option For Cancer
8. Another Alternative For Diabetics On Insulin
9. Another Use For Epilepsy Drugs
10. Another Cause of Thyroid Cancer Discovered
11. Yet Another Use For Cell Phone Cameras
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:4/26/2017)... ... April 26, 2017 , ... ... an agile ecosystem and domain expertise for sponsors and CROs to speed ... trial supply management (RTSM) software platform. Bioclinica AGILE RTSM provides ...
(Date:4/25/2017)... ... April 25, 2017 , ... Splashtop Inc. , ... . This new addition to the Mirroring360 product family combines device screen mirroring ... Mirroring360 Pro enables educators, business professionals and individuals to stream or mirror app ...
(Date:4/25/2017)... NY (PRWEB) , ... April 25, 2017 , ... A ... stress at work can also decrease overall productivity and performance in the workplace. The ... employees. , During the last few weeks of April, Clearview Resolution Services will be ...
(Date:4/25/2017)... ... ... The doctors at Wall Centre Dental are now expanding their practice by accepting ... receive dental care. The doctors offer three treatment options to put victims of ... at their dental office in Vancouver. Wall Centre Dental is currently welcoming even patients ...
(Date:4/25/2017)... ... April 25, 2017 , ... ... rely on contracted partners to help with process innovation in drug formulation and ... formulation experience along with state-of-the-art analytical equipment in support of their development and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/20/2017)... Texas , April 20, 2017  Vivify Health, ... mobile devices, has been awarded a very significant patent ... via EMRs to continual care via digital health.  This ... key intellectual property and further secures Vivify,s position as ... launched in 2009, was the first company to apply ...
(Date:4/20/2017)... DUBLIN , April 20, 2017 ... the "Global Biosimilar Pipeline and Market Prospects: Addressing ... report to their offering. ... "Global Biosimilar Pipeline and Market ... by Design" provides an in-depth assessment of the current ...
(Date:4/20/2017)... 2017 Research and Markets has announced the ... by Rapidly Expanding Injectables Market and Increasing Usage of Complex Biologics ... ... will rise from USD 20 Billion in 2015 to around USD ... Technologies - Innovation Driven by Rapidly Expanding Injectables Market and Increasing ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: