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March 25, 2016

Low Dose Daily Intake of Vitamin K2 (Menaquinone7) Improves Osteocalcin γ-Carboxylation: Double-Blind, Randomized, Controlled Trials (Inaba N et al.)

Vitamin K is essential for bone health, but the effects of low-dose vitamin K intake in Japanese…

March 3, 2016

Low Dose Daily Intake of Vitamin K2 (Menaquinone7) Improves Osteocalcin γ-Carboxylation: A DoubleBlind, Randomized Controlled Trials

Vitamin K is essential for bone health due to its activation of the K-dependent protein osteocalcin. But…

March 3, 2016

Yogurt Drink Fortified with Menaquinone-7 Improves Vitamin K Status in a Healthy Population (Knapen MHJ et al.)

Population-based studies have shown an inverse association between dietary menaquinones (MKn, vitamin K) intake, coronary calcification, and…

March 3, 2016

Increased Peripheral Arterial Calcification in Patients Receiving Warfarin (Han KH and O’Neill WC)

Matrix Gla Protein (MGP) is a vitamin K-dependent protein that is considered the one of the greatest…

January 25, 2016

Concepts and Controversies in Evaluating Vitamin K Status in Population-Based Studies (Shea MK and Booth SL)

As new roles for vitamin K in health and disease emerge, so has interest in measuring vitamin…

January 25, 2016

Circulating Calcium Concentrations, Vascular Disease and Mortality: a Systemic Review (Reid IR, et al.)

Recent studies have suggested that calcium supplementation increases the risk of myocardial infarction and possibly stroke. A…

November 6, 2015

The Health Benefits of Vitamin K (DiNicolantonio JJ, et al.)

Open Heart, an open-access, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to publishing research in all areas of cardiovascular medicine, has…

November 4, 2015

Dietary Intake of Vitamin K in Relation to BMD in Korean Adults: The Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (2010 – 2011) (Kim MS, et al.)

The Journal of Clinical Biochemistry and Nutrition just published a population-based study that examined the connection between…

October 20, 2015

Vitamin K deficiency leads to exacerbation of murine dextran sulfate sodium-induced colitis (Shiraishi E, et al)

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) comprises chronic relapsing and remitting disorders of the digestive tract, including Crohn’s disease…

September 20, 2015

High-Dose Menaquinone-7 Supplementation Reduces Cardiovascular Calcification in a Murine Model of Extraosseous Calcification (Scheiber D, et al.)

Cardiovascular calcification is prevalent in the aging population and in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and…

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