Ten Commandments of the EHRA Guide for Use of NOACs in AF Ten Commandments of the EHRA Guide for Use of NOACs in AF
Review the 10 most important take-aways from the 2018 EHRA NOAC Practical Guide on the use of non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants in patients with AF.European Heart Journal (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Vitamin K: The anti-aging supplement you probably haven’t heard about
(Natural News) Whether we like it or not, all of us get older. Yet there are people who don’t look their biological age, causing some of us to mutter and wonder why these people should be so lucky. “It’s just not fair,” we say, wondering why our face is filled with wrinkles and crow’s feet.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Notes from the Field: Outbreak of Severe Illness Linked to the Vitamin K Antagonist Brodifacoum and Use of Synthetic Cannabinoids — Illinois, March–April 2018
(Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - May 31, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Outbreak of Life-threatening Coagulopathy Associated with Synthetic Cannabinoids Use
The CDC is providing information on: 1) the current status of a multistate outbreak of coagulopathy from exposure to synthetic cannabinoid products containing a vitamin K-dependent antagonist agent; 2) signs and symptoms of presenting patients from this outbreak and which patients are at risk; 3) laboratory testing options that are available to help identify and classify cases; 4) available resources that may help clinicians make decisions; and 5) to whom to report possible cases. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - May 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Protective protein activated by vitamin K found, inactive, abundant in blacks on dialysis
(Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University) High levels of a protein activated by vitamin K and associated with cardiovascular disease when it isn't, has been found in the blood of African-Americans on dialysis, investigators report. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Impact of NOACs on Ischemic Stroke Severity in AF Impact of NOACs on Ischemic Stroke Severity in AF
Can the use of non-vitamin K-dependent oral anticoagulants prior to stroke onset in patients with atrial fibrillation reduce the severity of stroke, if ischemic stroke should occur?Europace (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Novel Oral Anticoagulants in CKD: Ready for Prime Time? Novel Oral Anticoagulants in CKD: Ready for Prime Time?
Are novel oral anticoagulants a safe and effective alternative to vitamin K antagonists in patients with chronic kidney disease?Current Opinion in Nephrology and Hypertension (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nephrology Journal Article Source Type: news

Five Things Surgeons Need to Know About NOACs to Minimize Risks Five Things Surgeons Need to Know About NOACs to Minimize Risks
Non-vitamin K oral anticoagulants (NOACs) differ in important ways from warfarin, and surgeons need to appreciate these differences, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Best 40 foods for vitamin K
Vitamin K is an essential nutrient that helps the body clot blood, build strong bones, and keep the heart healthy. In this article, we look at foods to eat to increase vitamin K intake, including kale, spinach, other leafy greens, some dairy products, and natto. Learn about the difference between vitamin K-1 and K-2. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Fake Marijuana Likely Laced With Rat Poison Has Killed 3 People and Sickened More Than 100
Fake marijuana likely contaminated with rat poison has killed three people in Illinois and caused severe bleeding in more than 100 others, including a few in four other states. The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has alerted doctors nationwide that patients with severe, unexplained bleeding may be additional cases. The CDC is helping Illinois authorities investigate the outbreak in that state, which began in early March. Illinois reported seven more cases on Tuesday, bringing the nationwide total to at least 116. Several patients and samples of so-called synthetic marijuana from Illinois have tested posi...
Source: TIME: Health - April 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lindsey Tanner / AP Tags: Uncategorized Marijuana onetime Source Type: news

Synthetic Cannabis Laced With Poison Linked to Severe Bleeding Synthetic Cannabis Laced With Poison Linked to Severe Bleeding
Federal health officials warn of an outbreak of potentially life-threatening vitamin K-dependent antagonist coagulopathy after use of synthetic cannabinoids.News Alerts (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Alert Source Type: news

New EHRA Practical Guide on non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants launched
(European Society of Cardiology) A new version of the EHRA Practical Guide on the use of non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants (NOACs) in patients with atrial fibrillation is published online today in European Heart Journal and an executive summary in EP Europace, and presented at EHRA 2018, a European Society of Cardiology (ESC) congress.1-3 The guide, now in its third edition with more than 400,000 copies of previous versions distributed worldwide, was produced by the European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA), a branch of the ESC. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - March 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Why vitamin K is the anti-ageing supplement you need
Nutritional director Rick Hay describes the vitamin that often goes unmentioned: vitamin K. He suggests taking vitamin K2 could help reduce bone loss and cardiovascular health (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rat poisoning: a challenging diagnosis with clinical and psychological implications - Simmons SC, Taylor LJ, Marques MB, Williams LA.
Rat poisoning should be considered in the differential diagnosis of a patient presenting with signs and symptoms of vitamin K deficiency without a more likely explanation. However, confirming this diagnosis may be difficult due to the varying sensitivities... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 29, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Vitamin K deficiency: What you need to know
The main symptom of a vitamin K deficiency is excessive bleeding caused by an inability to form blood clots. Learn about vitamin K in adults and infants. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

GI Bleeding With Non-Vitamin K Antagonist Oral Anticoagulants GI Bleeding With Non-Vitamin K Antagonist Oral Anticoagulants
This meta-analysis assessed the risk of GI bleeding associated with non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants as compared with conventional anticoagulation therapy.Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Cardiology Experts Offer Guidance on Managing Bleeding Events in Patients on Oral Anticoagulants
The American College of Cardiology has published a guide to managing acute bleeding in patients taking direct oral anticoagulants and vitamin K antagonists. The decision... (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - December 4, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Bayer submits application for marketing approval of rivaroxaban for patients with coronary or peripheral artery disease to European Medicines Agency (for specialized target groups only)
The rivaroxaban vascular dose, 2.5 mg twice daily plus aspirin 100 mg once daily, demonstrated a 24% reduction in the combined risk of stroke, cardiovascular death and heart attack / The application for marketing approval is based on the COMPASS study / If approved, the rivaroxaban vascular dose, 2.5 mg twice daily plus aspirin low dose once daily, will be the only non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulant (NOAC) indicated for this patient population (Source: Bayer Company News)
Source: Bayer Company News - November 6, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

06.11.17: Not intended for U.S. and UK Media
Bayer submits application for marketing approval of rivaroxaban for patients with coronary or peripheral artery disease to European Medicines AgencyThe rivaroxaban vascular dose, 2.5 mg twice daily plus aspirin 100 mg once daily, demonstrated a 24% reduction in the combined risk of stroke, cardiovascular death and heart attack (1) / The application for marketing approval is based on the COMPASS study / If approved, the rivaroxaban vascular dose, 2.5 mg twice daily plus aspirin low dose once daily, will be the only non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulant (NOAC) indicated for this patient populationmehr ... (Source: Baye...
Source: Bayer IR Newsfeed: Events - November 5, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Combined Adequate Vitamin K and D Could Improve Knee OA (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Post-hoc analysis of trial data suggests benefit (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - October 27, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Zoo cure heals humans
One of the highlights of my trip to Tanzania in 2012 was visiting the Ngorongoro Crater and Conservation Area. They have the largest lions on the planet. I got very close as part of my invitation by the director of park services. Along with elephants, lions, gazelles and zebras, I got to see wildebeest, the almost-extinct black rhino and giraffes. I was lucky enough to photograph this giraffe on my trip to Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania. I am always awed when I see these magnificent creatures in their native environment. They thrive the same way they did thousands of years ago. But when these animals are tak...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - October 19, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Cathy Card Tags: Anti-Aging Source Type: news

Vitamin K essential to a healthy heart; deficiency found to contribute to unhealthy enlargement in adolescents
(Natural News) Eating more foods rich in vitamin K makes the heart healthier, according to a recent study reported by Science Daily. Researchers from the Medical College of Georgia (MCG) at Augusta University (AU) studied 766 healthy teenagers aged 14 to 18. They asked the subjects to wear activity monitors for seven days and to self-document... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin K in kale and broccoli keeps hearts healthy
Researchers from Augusta University found vitamin K maintains the size of the heart's left ventricle, which is the largest of the organ's four chambers and is responsible for pumping out oxygen-rich blood. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Leafy greens may contribute to a healthy heart
In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers examine the link between vitamin K and the structure and good functioning of the heart in teenagers. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Too Little Vitamin K Could Harm Young Hearts
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 4, 2017 -- Bypassing leafy green veggies could take a toll on teens'heart health, new research suggests. Teens who ate the least vitamin K-rich foods -- such as spinach, cabbage, iceberg lettuce and olive oil -- had triple the risk... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 4, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Non-Vitamin-K Oral Anticoagulants Linked to Major Bleeds via Drug Interactions (FREE)
By Joe Elia Edited by David G. Fairchild, MD, MPH, and Lorenzo Di Francesco, MD, FACP, FHM Non-vitamin-K oral anticoagulants (NOACs) are associated with major bleeding episodes caused by drug-drug interactions, a Taiwanese study finds. The authors note … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - October 4, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Scientists have found another reason for children to eat their green leafy vegetables
(Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University) A study of 766 otherwise healthy adolescents showed that those who consumed the least vitamin K1-- found in spinach, cabbage, iceberg lettuce and olive oil -- were at 3.3 times greater risk for an unhealthy enlargement of the major pumping chamber of their heart, according to the study published in The Journal of Nutrition. Vitamin K1, or phylloquinone, is the predominant form of vitamin K in the U.S. diet. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - October 2, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

CYP2C9 Variants Linked to Clinical Events in VTE
Risk of any clinical event, death, non - major bleeding up for seniors treated with vitamin K antagonists (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 5, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Oncology, Pathology, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Geriatrics, Journal, Source Type: news

Reversal Strategies for Non-vitamin K Antagonist OACs Reversal Strategies for Non-vitamin K Antagonist OACs
What are the current best options for the reversal of the effects of NOACs due to an emergency situation?European Heart Journal (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Stroke warning: Taking THIS vitamin could put you at risk of a blood clot
STROKES can occur when a blood clot blocks the flow of blood through a blood vessel. Those at risk are usually prescribed anticoagulants - however taking vitamin K can interfere with how well they work. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bayer ’s Xarelto in Combination with Single Antiplatelet Therapy Receives Positive CHMP Opinion for Treatment of Patients with Atrial Fibrillation requiring oral Anticoagulation and undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention with Stent Placement (for specialized target groups only)
Positive CHMP Opinion is based on data from the Phase IIIb PIONEER AF-PCI study, which demonstrated significantly reduced rates of clinically significant bleeding with Xarelto compared with VKA in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (AF) who require oral anticoagulation and are also receiving antiplatelet therapy after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) with stent placement (1) / PIONEER AF-PCI is the first and currently only randomised clinical trial of a non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulant (NOAC) in this patient population / Final decision of European Commission expected by the end of this year (...
Source: Bayer Company News - July 21, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

21.07.17: Not intended for U.S. and UK Media
Bayer's Xarelto in Combination with Single Antiplatelet Therapy Receives Positive CHMP Opinion for Treatment of Patients with Atrial Fibrillation requiring oral Anticoagulation and undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention with Stent PlacementPositive CHMP Opinion is based on data from the Phase IIIb PIONEER AF-PCI study, which demonstrated significantly reduced rates of clinically significant bleeding with Xarelto compared with VKA in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (AF) who require oral anticoagulation and are also receiving antiplatelet therapy after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) with stent...
Source: Bayer IR Newsfeed: Events - July 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Anticoagulants for Pregnant Women With Mechanical Heart Valves Anticoagulants for Pregnant Women With Mechanical Heart Valves
While vitamin-K antagonists are usually used to treat patients with mechanical heart valves, they are teratogenic. Can they be used safely in pregnancy, and are there better alternatives?European Heart Journal (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

NOAC Dosing in Patients With AF and Renal Dysfunction NOAC Dosing in Patients With AF and Renal Dysfunction
How should dosing of the non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants be adjusted in AF patients with impaired renal function?Journal of the American College of Cardiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Dairy products a good dietary source of some types of vitamin K
(Tufts University, Health Sciences Campus) A new study finds that US dairy products are a significant source of the MK form of vitamin K and indicates that MK forms of the nutrient are more present in commonly-consumed foods than previously thought. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 2, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Atrial Fibrillation Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Benefit From Non –Vitamin K Oral Anticoagulants
After a review of the epidemiology and pathophysiology of the connections between atrial fibrillation (AF) and type 2 diabetes, a team of researchers led by Anna Plitt, MD, of Mount Sinai Hospital, has concluded that many high-risk patients with both conditions may benefit from treatment with non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants (NOACs). (Source: Caring for the Ages)
Source: Caring for the Ages - June 1, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Jason Harris Source Type: news

08.02.17: Not intended for U.S. and UK Media
Phase III COMPASS study with Bayer's Rivaroxaban in Patients with Coronary or Peripheral Artery Disease Shows Overwhelming Efficacy and Meets Primary Endpoint Early Coronary or peripheral artery disease patients carry significant risk of fatal or debilitating myocardial infarction and stroke / Rivaroxaban is the only non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulant currently under assessment in this high risk patient populationmehr ... (Source: Bayer IR Newsfeed: Events)
Source: Bayer IR Newsfeed: Events - February 7, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Study appears first in the nation to examine the impact of vitamin K supplements on the cardiovascul
(Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University) Researchers want to know whether a vitamin K supplement is an effective, inexpensive way to help reduce the cardiovascular risk of obese children. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - October 31, 2016 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Osteoporosis Treatment Alternatives To Bisphosphonates
Big Pharma employs a lot of very serious spin-doctors. I’ll give you a good example. Bisphosphonates For Osteoporosis? A new study just came out on bisphosphonate drugs. These are the most commonly prescribed drugs for osteoporosis. They’re worth about $8.5 billion per year to the drug companies. But this new study says that one-third of the women taking these drugs are still at high risk for fractures.  Now here’s what you have to understand. The study was done by a subsidiary of Merck & Co. They make Fosamax, one of the biggest bone drugs. So instead of saying the drugs don’t work ...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - September 6, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Al Sears Tags: Health Source Type: news

Here's The Truth About Vitamin K For Newborns
Vitamin K is vital for newborns to receive at birth. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 19, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tara Haelle Source Type: news

5 healing vitamins and minerals post hysterectomy
The post 5 healing vitamins and minerals post hysterectomy appeared first on Hysterectomy Association. We all know that diet and nutrition play an important role in our ongoing health and well-being; after all we’ve seen the reports about salt, fat, sugar and all the other nasties over the year’s.  What’s worrying though is when what we thought was bad turns out to be good (in moderation) and vice versa. Those foods we’ve been avoiding all these years, because they were the worst thing we could eat, are in fact an essential part of a health diet. So, this post is designed to help you under...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - July 28, 2016 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Tags: Hysterectomy Recovery healthy diet vitamin a vitamin c vitamin d vitamin K vitamins and minerals zinc Source Type: news

Better Than Tylenol To Ease Arthritis Pain
No dose of Tylenol is going to ease your arthritis pain — no matter what your doctor tells you. It’s important to know the benefits and risks associated with each medication to determine which ones are right for you. And a team of researchers from the University of Bern, in Switzerland, has just proved it. The researchers gathered data from 74 randomized trials involving 58,500 patients. And what they discovered was that acetaminophen — marketed as Tylenol in America and Paracetamol in Europe, Australia and elsewhere — has no impact at all on osteoarthritis pain, no matter what the dosage. Arthritis...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - May 25, 2016 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Al Sears Tags: Health Source Type: news

Why Is It Called Christmas Disease?
Discussion Too much or too little causes the important homeostatic balance of life to be upset. This is true of the interactions between the circulatory and hematology systems of the body and their important function in ensuring that the circulatory system plumbing is not leaking (i.e. bleeding) and also not getting plugged up (i.e. thrombosis). A healthy system has adequate numbers of functional platelets, and protein synthesis of the factors needed for a balanced hemostasis system. An adequate amount of Vitamin K is needed for some factors activity. Additionally the absence of any drugs that interfere with platelets or t...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - December 14, 2015 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Antibiotic use and decrease in INR levels among patients taking vitamin K antagonists
Researchers have found an association between treatment with the antibiotic dicloxacillin and a decrease in international normalized ratio (INR; a measure of blood coagulation) levels among patients taking the vitamin K antagonists warfarin or phenprocoumon, according to a new study. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - July 21, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news

Hidden Healing Power In Your Blood
You have a powerful “healing factor” flowing through your blood right now. It’s virtually unknown to mainstream medicine, and it’s never been offered to you by any doctor. I visited Dr. Purita’s clinic at the Stem Cell Centers of America. Yet this natural substance is so potent, it has the potential to rebuild aching joints, repair diseased organs, and make your face and skin look 15 years younger. It’s a technology that harvests “growth factors” from the platelets in your blood, as well as newly discovered stem cells that up until now were completely unknown. And I found one...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - July 13, 2015 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Dr. Al Sears Tags: Anti-Aging Source Type: news

Uninterrupted vitamin K antagonists recommended during ablation, device implantation
Experts have recommended uninterrupted anticoagulation with vitamin K antagonists during ablation and device implantation. Dramatic changes in the field during the last five years demanded a revision, they say. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - June 23, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news

ESC recommends uninterrupted vitamin K antagonists during ablation and device implantation
(European Society of Cardiology) The European Society of Cardiology has recommended uninterrupted anticoagulation with vitamin K antagonists during ablation and device implantation in a position paper presented today at EHRA EUROPACE -- CARDIOSTIM 2015 and published in EP Europace. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 23, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

What All Healthy People Have In Common
Each year, I travel more than 20,000 miles to study what makes people healthy. But most other doctors don’t get my research methods. Mainstream doctors only treat – and most researchers only study – sickness. They don’t consider health. They look at a disease and then try to find a pill. I’m different because I focus on what healthy people have in common. I ask what protects them from disease. Western medicine has come to see people’s ailments like little packages of symptoms to be drugged or cut out. It has lost sight of the whole person behind the rash or the tumor, and the emotional a...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - March 26, 2015 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Dr. Al Sears Tags: Anti-Aging brain Cancer vitamins Source Type: news

FASEB Science Research Conference: Molecular, Structural & Clinical Aspects of Vitamin K and Vitamin K-Dependent Proteins
(Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology) This FASEB Science Research Conference will provide a forum for the exchange of new knowledge about Vitamin K that spans from basic research to a wide variety of clinical applications. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 28, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Find out why a vitamin K deficiency threatens bone and heart health
(NaturalNews) Globally speaking, osteoporosis causes more than 8.9 million fractures annually - affecting about 200 million women with an osteoporotic fracture every 3 seconds! Yet, most women are never told that a vitamin K deficiency can cause weakening of the bones, chronic inflammation... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 5, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news