Published in Elder Law Weekly, July 12th, 2006
Study 1: Homocysteine and brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity show a positive correlation in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus.
According to recent research from Taiwan, "Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is associated with premature atherothrombotic complications. Hyperhomocysteinemia is considered a cardiovascular risk factor. Increased vascular stiffness may increase cardiovascular mortality. Pulse wave velocity (PWV) is a noninvasive method of analyzing vascular stiffness in the assessment of atherosclerosis."
T.K. Tso and colleagues at...
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