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March 14, 2022

Association of Vitamin K Insufficiency With Cognitive Dysfunction in Community-Dwelling Older Adults (Azuma K et al.)

The Frontiers in Nutrition journal has recently reported on the findings of a Japanese cross-sectional epidemiological study…

January 13, 2022

Vitamin K2 regulates slow-twitch muscle fibers expression and mitochondrial function via SIRT1/SIRT3 signaling (Su X et al.)

Skeletal muscle is a critical player in preventing and treating obesity and insulin resistance (IR) since it…

December 28, 2021

Vitamin K2 (Menaquinone-7) supplementation does not affect vitamin K-dependent coagulation factors activity in healthy individuals (Ren R et al.)

A paper published recently in the Medicine (Baltimore) journal discusses the outcome of an intervention study that…

December 28, 2021

The Association of Low Vitamin K Status with Mortality in a Cohort of 138 Hospitalized Patients with COVID-19 (Linneberg A et al.)

There has been a hypothesis recently that vitamin K2 may play a role in countering the COVID-19…

December 28, 2021

Vitamin K2 Holds Promise for Alzheimer’s Prevention and Treatment (Popescu A & German M)

A unique approach to physiological roles of vitamin K2 has been presented in a review article published…

June 30, 2021

Effect of vitamin K2 and vitamin D3 on bone mineral density in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia: a prospective cohort study (Solmaz I et al.)

A paper published recently in the Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism discusses the beneficial effect of…

June 30, 2021

Sodium [18F]Fluoride PET Can Efficiently Monitor In Vivo Atherosclerotic Plaque Calcification Progression and Treatment (Florea A et al.)

After recognizing vascular calcification as an independent cardiovascular risk factor and as a marker for plaque vulnerability,…

June 30, 2021

Statins, vascular calcification, and vitamin K-dependent proteins: Is there a relation (Zhelyazkova-Savova MD et al.)

The Kaohsiung Journal of Medical Sciences has recently published results of a cross-sectional clinical study that aimed…

June 15, 2020

Reduced Vitamin K Status as a Potentially Modifiable Prognostic Risk Factor in COVID-19 (Dofferhoff AS et al.)

COVID-19 is caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-COV-2), and while most patients have mild…

June 15, 2020

High dephospho-uncarboxylated matrix Gla protein concentrations, a plasma biomarker of vitamin K, in relation to frailty: the Longitudinal Aging Study Amsterdam (Machado‑Fragua MD et al.)

European Journal of Nutrition has published results of a prospective cohort study whose authors assessed the relationship…

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