Study Finds Folic Acid Not Cardioprotective, Though Safe
...," she said. "SEARCH throws cold water on a
once-promising hypothesis, based on a well-known association between higher
blood levels of the amino acid homocystine
and higher cardiovascular
disease (CVD) risk, that using B vitamins to reduce blood levels of
homocystine would prevent CVD."
The study's finding of...
Coronary heart disease bids Adieu
...n Medical Association. Coronary heart disease is reduced by lowering plasma homocystine
levels with a diet supplement of folic acid alone or in combination with cy...Disease Policy Model to assess the cost effectiveness of lowering levels of homocystine
through grains fortified with folic acid and with cyanocobalamin and folic ...
Homocystine in Medical Technology
New Point-of-Care Methods to Measure Coronary and Cerebrovascular Risk
...sk factors include hypertension, serum cholesterol and lipid levels, diabetes, obesity, diet, tobacco use, and a sedentary lifestyle. Serum levels of homocystine
and C-reactive protein also predict risk. More recently, carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT) and the brachial artery reactivity test (BART), both o...
Homocystine in Medical Products
Free Homocystine (Plasma)
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