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Comparative Assessment of Vitamin-B12, Folic Acid and Homocysteine Levels in Relation to p53 Expression in Megaloblastic Anemia

Megaloblastic anemia (MBA), also known as macrocytic anemia, is characterized by decreased number of RBCs as well as the presence of unusually large, abnormal and poorly developed erythrocytes (megaloblasts), which fail to…

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Vitamin B12 and Folic Acid Improve Gross Motor and Problem-Solving Skills in Young North Indian Children

Poor vitamin B12 status is common among young children in many low- to middle-income countries (LMIC). Deficiency in vitamin B12 has been associated with decreased cognitive performance among elderly, and case studies in infants show that severe…

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Adequate folic acid and vitamin B12 intake could help reduce vascular disease risk in Indian patients

Elevated plasma homocysteine levels (hyperhomocysteinemia) are increasingly considered to be an important marker for cardiovascular disease (CVD), especially in Indians. The relevance of this finding is highlighted by reports that suggest mortality attributable to CVD is rising in India—and is expected to continue to rise—by 103% in men and by… 

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