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Isoflavone dietary supplement improves the functioning of the arteries in stroke patients

24 September 2008

A dietary supplement containing isoflavone – a chemical found in soybeans, chickpeas, legumes and clovers – can improve artery function in stroke patients according to new research published online in Europe’s leading cardiology journal, the European Heart Journal.

From the paper Reduction of C-reactive protein with isoflavone supplement reverses endothelial dysfunction in patients with ischaemic stroke
Yap-Hang Chan, Kui-Kai Lau, Kai-Hang Yiu, Sheung-Wai Li, Hiu-Ting Chan, Daniel Yee-Tak Fong, Sidney Tam, Chu-Pak Lau, and Hung-Fat Tse

Published in European Heart Journal, Advanced Access, September 24th 2008

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