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26 April 2010

Vit K lowers non-Hodgkin's lymphoma risk

Consuming high amounts of vitamin K may reduce the risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL), according to a new study.

Consuming high amounts of vitamin K may reduce the risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL), according to a new study.

"These results are provocative, since they are the first work we have done on the connection between vitamin K and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, and this is a fairly strong protective effect," lead investigator Dr. James Cerhan, of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., said in a news release, UPI reported. "However, as with all new findings, this will need to be replicated in other studies."

 
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