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August 21, 2015

Menaquinone-7 as a novel pharmacological therapy in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis: A clinical study (Abdel Rahman MS, et al.)

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic inflammatory condition that affects the entire body, but particularly the joints.…

July 31, 2015

Effect of vitamin K2 on progression of atherosclerosis and vascular calcification in non-dialyzed patients with chronic kidney disease stage 35 (Kurnatowska I, et al)

Atherosclerosis and vascular calcification are common complications of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and significant risk factors for…

June 25, 2015

Vitamin K2 and cotylenin A synergistically induce monocytic differentiation and growth arrest along with the suppression of cMYC expression and induction of cyclin G2 expression in human leukemia HL60 cells (Maniwa Y, et al.)

Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is the most common type of leukemia in adults and remains one of…

June 25, 2015

Inactive Matrix Gla-Protein Is Associated With Arterial Stiffness in an Adult Population-Based Study (Pivin E, et al.)

Increased pulse wave velocity (PWV) is a marker of aortic stiffness and an independent predictor of mortality.…

June 25, 2015

The association between vitamin K and the metabolic syndrome: a 10-year follow-up study in adults (Dam V, et al.)

Metabolic Syndrome (MetS) is a cluster of metabolic abnormalities and is associated with increased risk of diabetes,…

April 22, 2015

Statins stimulate atherosclerosis and heart failure: pharmacological mechansisms (Okuyama H, et al.)

In contrast to the current belief that cholesterol reduction with statins decreases atherosclerosis, a Japanese group of…

April 21, 2015

A Review of the Effect of Diet on Cardiovascular Calcification (Nicoll R, et al.)

Cardiovascular (CV) calcification is a systemic disease known as sub-clinical atherosclerosis and is recognized as a predictor…

April 2, 2015

Effects of phylloquinone supplementation on lipid profile in women with rheumatoid arthritis: a double blind placebo controlled study (Kolahi, S, et al.)

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is associated with an excess mortality from cardiovascular disease, which is likely attributed to…

March 18, 2015

Treatment of glucocorticoid-induced low bone mineral density in children: a systematic review (Jayasena A, et al.)

Glucocorticoids are widely used in pediatric practice, and long-term systemic GC therapy is associated with many side…

February 26, 2015

Menaquinone-7 supplementation improves arterial stiffness in healthy postmenopausal women: double-blind, randomised clinical trial (Knapen MHJ, et al.)

In recent years, there has been a strong focus on the role of arterial stiffness in the…

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