Hyperhomocysteinemia, and low intakes of folic acid and vitamin B12 in urban North India.

  title={Hyperhomocysteinemia, and low intakes of folic acid and vitamin B12 in urban North India.},
  author={Anoop Misra and Naval Kishore Vikram and Ravindra Mohan Pandey and Manjari Dwivedi and Faiz Uddin Ahmad and Kalpana Luthra and Kajal Jain and Nidhi Khanna and J. Rama Devi and Rekha R. Sharma and Randeep Guleria},
  journal={European journal of nutrition},
  volume={41 2},
BACKGROUND AND AIM An adverse coronary risk profile has been reported amongst rural-to-urban migrant population living in urban slums undergoing stressful socio-economic transition. These individuals are likely to have low intakes of folic acid and vitamin B12, which may have an adverse impact on serum levels of homocysteine (Hcy). To test this hypothesis, we studied serum levels of Hcy in subjects living in an urban slum of North India and healthy subjects from urban nonslum area. METHODS… CONTINUE READING


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