Hypertension: Folic acid reduces stroke risk

@article{Duarte2015HypertensionFA,
  title={Hypertension: Folic acid reduces stroke risk},
  author={Jo{\~a}o H. Duarte},
  journal={Nature Reviews Cardiology},
  year={2015},
  volume={12},
  pages={257-257}
}
  • João H. Duarte
  • Published in Nature Reviews Cardiology 2015
  • Medicine
  • Several randomized trials have shown no beneficial effect of folic acid in preventing cardiovascular disease, but some reports have suggested that folic acid supplementation might decrease the incidence of stroke. In a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, the combination of enalapril and folic acid was reported to reduce the incidence of first stroke when compared with enalapril alone. To assess the efficacy of folic acid in primary prevention of stroke, Huo… CONTINUE READING

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