Supplements, vascular risk and homocysteine

Supplements to lower homocysteine concentration disappoint againEpidemiological and genetic studies show a clear association between high serum concentrations of homocysteine and a higher risk of cardiovascular disease. So for more than a decade, researchers have been trying to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease by giving people homocysteine lowering supplements of B vitamins and folic…

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A survey of adults taking dietary supplements.

Dietary supplement survey. Harrison et al Brit Journal Nutrition 2007, 91, 617-23. The authors of this paper surveyed 21923 adults asking them of their usage of dietary supplements along with a self assessment of health and twelve item general health questionnaire in the Bolton and Wigan area of Lancashire. They were also asked about exercise,…

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