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November 30, 2016

Vitamin K intake and all-cause and cause specific mortality (Zwakenberg SR et al.)

Clinical Nutrition has recently published results of a Dutch large-scale cohort study that aimed to investigate the…

November 30, 2016

Cardiovascular Disease Death Before Age 65 in 168 Countries Correlated Statistically with Biometrics, Socioeconomic Status, Tobacco, Gender, Exercise, Macronutrients, and Vitamin K (Cundiff DK and Agutter PS)

A study using multiple regression analysis of worldwide cohort data has recently been published in Cureus as…

October 13, 2016

The relationship between vitamin K and peripheral arterial disease (Vissers LE et al.)

Results of a long-term observational study that explored the interdependence of high dietary intake of phylloquinone (Vitamin…

October 13, 2016

Nutritional strategies for skeletal and cardiovascular health: hard bones, soft arteries, rather than vice versa (O’Keefe JH et al.)

A new review paper published in Open Heart focuses on nutritional strategies that can significantly improve skeletal…

October 13, 2016

Circulating Des-gamma-carboxy prothrombin is not associated with cardiovascular calcification or stiffness: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) (Danziger J et al.)

Atherosclerosis recently published a new study that examines the role of vitamin K-dependent protein (VKPD) activity in…

July 26, 2016

Vitamin K2 Ameliorates Damage of Blood Vessels by Glucocorticoid: a Potential Mechanism for Its Protective Effects in Glucocorticoid-induced Osteonecrosis of the Femoral Head in a Rat Model (Zhang Y et al.)

Glucocorticoid has been reported to decrease blood vessel number and harm the blood supply in the femoral…

July 26, 2016

Lack of an association or an inverse association between low-density-lipoprotein cholesterol and mortality in the elderly: a systematic review (Ravnskov U et al.)

A new review paper published in the British Medical Journal Open examines whether low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C),…

July 26, 2016

Medicines and Vegetable Oils as Hidden Causes of Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes (Okuyama H et al.)

A new review paper published in leading journal, Pharmacology, examines the positive associations observed between cardiovascular disease…

June 16, 2016

Functional deficiency of vitamin K in hemodialysis patients in Upper Silesia in Poland (Wyskida K et al.)

Functional vitamin K deficiency (both K1 and K2) is postulated to be one of the most relevant…

June 16, 2016

Inhibition of TNF-a, IL-1a, and IL-1b by Pretreatment of Human Monocyte-Derived Macrophages with Menaquinone-7 and Cell Activation with TLR Agonists In Vitro (Pan MH et al.)

Circulatory markers of low-grade inflammation such as tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-α), interleukin-1 alpha (IL-1α), and interleukin-1 beta…

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