Nonfasting plasma total homocysteine level and mortality in middle-aged and elderly men and women in Jerusalem.

@article{Kark1999NonfastingPT,
  title={Nonfasting plasma total homocysteine level and mortality in middle-aged and elderly men and women in Jerusalem.},
  author={Jeremy David Kark and Jacob S Selhub and Bella Adler and Jaime Gofin and Joseph H. Abramson and Gilberto Friedman and Irwin H. Rosenberg},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  year={1999},
  volume={131 5},
  pages={321-30}
}
BACKGROUND Elevated plasma total homocysteine level has been associated with cardiovascular disease in many studies, mostly in Europe and North America. Data on persons from other areas and on associations with overall mortality are sparse. OBJECTIVE To determine the relation of plasma homocysteine level to all-cause and cause-specific mortality. DESIGN Prospective observational study with 9- to 11-year follow-up. SETTING A free-living, multiethnic Jewish population in western Jerusalem… CONTINUE READING

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