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March 14, 2019

Associations of vitamin K status with mortality and cardiovascular events in peritoneal dialysis patients (Xu et al.)

Results of a Chinese cohort study published recently in International Urology and Nephrology revealed that among patients…

March 14, 2019

Vitamin D, Hypercalciuria and Kidney Stones (Letavernier E and Daudon M)

The findings of a broad literature search of two French researchers on the relationship between vitamin D,…

March 14, 2019

The Bone—Vasculature Axis: Calcium Supplementation and the Role of Vitamin K (Wasilewski et al.)

A review paper published recently in Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine provides an insight into therapeutic strategies with…

July 25, 2018

Pharmacogenetic variants and vitamin K deficiency: a risk factor or trigger for fibrosing interstitial pneumonias? (Drent M et al.)

The journal, Current Opinion in Pulmonary Medicine, has published a paper that examined pharmacogenetic factors underlying interindividual…

July 25, 2018

Circulating dp-ucMGP is Associated with Kidney Dysfunction and Arterial Stiffness (Puzantian et al.)

The American Journal of Hypertension is publishing a recently completed trial that examined chronic kidney disease (CKD)…

July 25, 2018

Multiple Vitamin K Forms Exist in Dairy Foods (Fu X et al.)

The plant-based form of vitamin K (phylloquinone, vitamin K-1) has been well quantified in the US diet.…

May 30, 2018

Vitamin K2 in multiple sclerosis patients (Lasemi et al.)

Austrian researchers recognize that Vitamin K2 is essential for a number of physiological functions, although the full…

May 30, 2018

Menaquinone Content of Cheese (Vermeer et al.)

Nutrients has published a paper examining the Vitamin K2  (menaquinone) concentrations in a wide range of cheeses…

May 30, 2018

Desphospho-Uncarboxylated Matrix-Gla Protein Is Increased Postoperatively in Cardiovascular Risk Patients (Dahlberg et al.)

Matrix Gla protein (MGP) is an extrahepatic protein that is dependent on glutamate carboxylation, a vitamin K-dependent…

January 8, 2018

Prevalence and Effects of Functional Vitamin K Insufficiency: The PREVEND Study (Riphage et al.)

Matrix Gla Protein (MGP) is a strong vitamin K-dependent inhibitor of soft tissue calcification. Researchers assessed the…

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