Oral folic acid enhances endothelial function in patients with hypercholesterolaemia receiving statins.

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BACKGROUND Folic acid therapy has been shown to improve endothelial function in patients with familial hypercholesterolaemia via a possible antioxidant mechanism. Data on the possible role of folic acid in hypercholesterolaemic patients receiving statins are lacking. In the present study we tested the hypothesis that folic acid supplementation improves… (More)

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