Does lowering plasma homocysteine reduce vascular disease risk?

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A recent study indicates that lowering homocysteine with folic acid and vitamin B6 significantly reduces the incidence of abnormal exercise electrocardiography tests and thus decreases the risk of atherosclerotic disease. Questions about study design and sample size, however, suggest that this conclusion may be premature.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)242-244
Number of pages3
JournalNutrition Reviews
Issue number7
StatePublished - 2001
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Nutrition and Dietetics


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