Vitamin K (Phylloquinone/phytol naphthoquinone)

VITAMIN K & WARFARIN

The article discusses the health benefits given by vitamin K, a fat soluble vitamin that helps the proper regulation of blood clotting and optimal bone and cardiovascular health. Vitamin K facili...

Protecting Bone and Arterial Health with VITAMIN K2

The article presents a study on the importance of vitamin K2 bone protection and cardiovascular health. The study showed that without vitamin K2, calcium regulation is broke up. The resulting lac...

Vitamin K Deficiency Disease

Vitamin K deficiency bleeding (VKDB) previously known as hemorrhagic disease of the newborn has been classified as Early (0-24hrs), Classic (2-7 days) and Late (1-6 months). Child birth following...

Influence of Vitamin K on Anticoagulant Therapy Depends on Vitamin K Status and the Source and Chemical Forms of Vitamin K

Warfarin therapy requires close monitoring to avoid excessive bleeding and to maintain the effective therapeutic concentration assessed with the internationalized ratio (INR). High vitamin K inta...

Update on the role of vitamin K in skeletal health

A protective role for vitamin K in bone health has been suggested based on its role as an enzymatic cofactor. In observational studies, vitamin K insufficiency is generally associated with lower ...

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