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Folic Acid, Vitamin B12 Show Potential As Heart Disease Treatments

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August 22, 2001
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University Of California - San Francisco
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Red wine and garlic aren’t the only dietary supplements that keep our hearts healthy. Folic acid and vitamin B12 also appear to offer cost-effective treatments for heart disease and the reduction of associated deaths among the adult U.S. population, according to projections in a new University of California, San Francisco study published in the August 22 edition of the Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA).

Red wine and garlic aren’t the only dietary supplements that keep our hearts healthy. Folic acid and vitamin B12 also appear to offer cost-effective treatments for heart disease and the reduction of associated deaths among the adult U.S. population, according to projections in a new University of California, San Francisco study published in the August 22 edition of the Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA).


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University Of California - San Francisco. "Folic Acid, Vitamin B12 Show Potential As Heart Disease Treatments." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/08/010822081046.htm (accessed April 17, 2014).

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