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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…

January 18, 2015

Vitamin K supplementation for cystic fibrosis (Jagannath VA, et al.)

Cystic fibrosis is a genetic disorder that can lead to multi-organ dysfunction. Malabsorption of fat and fat-soluble…

December 17, 2014

Does vitamin K2 play a role in the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis for postmenopausal women: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. (Huang ZB, et al.)

Researchers sought to identify the role of Vitamin K2 for the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis in…

September 15, 2014

ASBMR 2014 Presentation: Vitamin K(1) supplements failed to improve BMD in postmenopausal osteopenia (Huang ZB, et al.)

Women with osteopenia after menopause demonstrating low vitamin K1 concentrations did not improve bone mineral density (BMD)…

August 27, 2014

Low-dose menaquinone-4 improves γ-carboxylation of osteocalcin in young males: a non-placebo-controlled dose-response study (Nakamura E., et al.)

Menaquinone-4 (MK-4) is a type of vitamin K that has a physiological function in maintaining bone quality…

February 1, 2014

Vitamin K Status in Healthy Volunteers

A study conducted by VitaK BV, the research Institute in Maastrict, Netherland, found that children and adults…

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