Methionine and Vitamin B6 Intake and Risk of Pancreatic Cancer: A Prospective Study of Swedish Women and Men

Background & Aims: It has been hypothesized that dietary factors involved in methyl group metabolism, such as methionine, folate, and vitamin B6, may modify cancer risk. We have previously reported…

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Low Total Vitamin C Plasma Level Is a Risk Factor for Cardiovascular Morbidity and Mortality in Hemodialysis Patients

Hemodialysis patients are prone to deficiency of vitamin C, which constitutes the most abundant nonenzymatic antioxidant in blood. Because antioxidants are involved in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis, the authors examined…

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Vitamin C Deficiency and Depletion in the United States: The Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1988 to 1994

Objectives. We sought to determine prevalence rates of vitamin C deficiency and depletion in the United States. Methods. We used data from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey…

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Vitamin C deficiency in cancer patients

Purpose: To assess the prevalence of vitamin C deficiency within a group of hospice patients. To assess the relationship between plasma vitamin C, dietary intake and subsequent survival. Methods: Patients…

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