Low serum folate linked to 69% increase in risk of coronary mortality -- JAMA study.
This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
LOW SERUM FOLATE LINKED TO 69% INCREASE IN CORONARY MORTALITY in a large, retrospective cohort study published in the June 26 Journal of the American Medical Association. The study was conducted by Howard Morrison, PhD, et al., Cancer Bureau of Health Canada, Ontario. Based on an analysis of data from 5,056 participants in the Nutrition Canada Survey between September 1970 and December 1972, the study found "a statistically significant inverse relationship between serum folate level and risk of fatal CHD."
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