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Homocysteine-lowering interventions for preventing cardiovascular events

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Title
Homocysteine-lowering interventions for preventing cardiovascular events
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John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, January 2015
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd006612.pub4
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Martí-Carvajal, Arturo J, Solà, Ivan, Lathyris, Dimitrios

Abstract

Cardiovascular disease, which includes coronary artery disease, stroke and congestive heart failure, is a leading cause of death worldwide. Homocysteine is an amino acid with biological functions in methionine metabolism. A postulated risk factor is an elevated circulating total homocysteine level, which is associated with cardiovascular events. The impact of homocysteine-lowering interventions, given to patients in the form of vitamins B6, B9 or B12 supplements, on cardiovascular events. This is an update of a review previously published in 2009 and 2013.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Canada 2 <1%
Italy 1 <1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
China 1 <1%
Spain 1 <1%
United States 1 <1%
Unknown 215 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 51 23%
Researcher 29 13%
Student > Ph. D. Student 26 12%
Student > Bachelor 21 9%
Other 20 9%
Other 52 23%
Unknown 23 10%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 100 45%
Nursing and Health Professions 26 12%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 19 9%
Social Sciences 9 4%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 8 4%
Other 29 13%
Unknown 31 14%