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Plasma homcysteine, vitamins B and risk for cardiovascular disease

  title={Plasma homcysteine, vitamins B and risk for cardiovascular disease},
  author={Y. Soni and G. Gahlot and Jai Ram Rawtani},
  journal={Indian journal of scientific research},
  • Y. Soni, G. Gahlot, Jai Ram Rawtani
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • Indian journal of scientific research
  • An elevated homocysteine (HCY) levels can be caused by a number of factors, including folate and B-vitamin deficiency, pre-existing atherosclerotic disease, diabetes and various drugs. Epidemiological evidence, as well as data from retrospective and prospective studies, supports an association between elevated HCY levels and increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Although the major studies that have reported to date show that vitamin supplementation was associated with a decrease in… CONTINUE READING

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