Tuesday, March 14, 2006

Vitamin B and heart attack prevention

There's a story making the rounds in the press that vitamin B does not reduce heart attacks.

First of all we must understand that homocysteine is a potential coronary risk factor although it is a weak factor unless there are new findings. Vitamin B is supposed to reduce homocysteine and thus reduce heart attacks.

In the light of these findings we may need to reconsider homocysteine as a serious risk factor. The problem with all this is that there is little money to be made here so maybe we won't see too much interest.

1 comment:

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