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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…

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,…

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