An unusually high plasma concentration of homocysteine resulting from a combination of so-called "secondary" etiologies.

In conclusion, this case highlights that major HHCy may also result from the association of secondary etiologies, with vitamin deficiency as a triggering factor. PMID: 32199937 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Publication date: Available online 24 May 2020Source: PharmaNutritionAuthor(s): Seyed Mostafa Arabi, Leila Sadat Bahrami, Golnaz Ranjbar, Hamed Tabesh, Abdolreza Norouzy
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CONCLUSIONS: The findings indicate that the Polish adaptation of the SBQ-R by Osman et al. has good psychometric characteristics and can be considered in both research and clinical practice. PMID: 32447359 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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A new Yale study has found 19 previously unknown genetic risk factors for problematic alcohol use, and confirmed 10 previously identified risk factors.
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Despite the power of vitamin D to restore or increase many aspects of health, so many people–including doctors–continue to be unaware of several important aspects of this crucial nutrient. Being aware and managing these simple details can put you on course to take full advantage of vitamin D and its impressive role in health, including maximal protection against viral illnesses. The post 10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Vitamin D: Essential Info During a Pandemic appeared first on Dr. William Davis.
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HOW TO live longer: The secret to long life expectancy is a healthy lifestyle, which includes eating a healthy, balanced diet, not smoking, limiting alcohol intake, getting plenty of sleep and regular exercise. But when it comes to exercise, which one is best?
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Authors: Chan VS Abstract Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an aggravating autoimmune disease that cripples young patients slowly with physical, sensory and cognitive deficits. The break of self-tolerance to neuronal antigens is the key to the pathogenesis of MS, with autoreactive T cells causing demyelination that subsequently leads to inflammation-mediated neurodegenerative events in the central nervous system. The exact etiology of MS remains elusive; however, the interplay of genetic and environmental factors contributes to disease development and progression. Given that genetic variation only accounts for a fraction ...
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In South Africa, little is known about alcohol consumption patterns, such as drinks consumed, container size, salience of alcohol price, affordability and availability, and perceptions of alcohol policies as potential predictors of heavy episodic alcohol (...
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INTRODUCTION: Young adults reporting combined alcohol and marijuana use indicate greater frequency of other substances, binge drinking rates, and alcohol-related negative consequences. Emotion regulation (ER) difficulties are linked to alcohol use and abus...
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Causes of macrocytic anemia among 628 patients: mean corpuscular volumes of 114 and 130 fL as critical markers for categorization. Int J Hematol. 2016 Jun 28; Authors: Takahashi N, Kameoka J, Takahashi N, Tamai Y, Murai K, Honma R, Noji H, Yokoyama H, Tomiya Y, Kato Y, Ishizawa K, Ito S, Ishida Y, Sawada K, Harigae H Abstract There have been no studies on the distribution of causes of macrocytic anemia with respect to mean corpuscular volume (MCV) cutoff values. We retrospectively investigated the causes of macrocytic anemia (MCV ≥100 fL) among 628 patients who visited the outpatient hema...
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