Medical News Summary: High folate intake may reduce high blood pressure


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About: High folate intake may reduce high blood pressure
Date: 11 October 2004
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Medical News Summary (summary of medical news story as reported by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution): Recent research shows that high levels of folate intake can reduce the risk of high blood pressure by up to a third in young women. It also reduces the risk of high blood pressure in older women but to a lesser degree. However, more research is needed to confirm this finding conclusively.
URL: http://www.ajc.com/health/content/shared-auto/healthnews/blpr/521699.html
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