The B Vitamin Breakthrough

Health, September 1995
More than 30 years ago, cardiologist Kilmer McCully was bounced from Harvard University for proposing that a little-known amino acid, homocysteine, contributed to heart disease. In the '90s, researchers began to find evidence to support his theory. Even now the picture is murky, but findings have implicated high homocysteine as a culprit in conditions ranging from dementia to birth defects. To my knowledge, this was the first major consumer feature on the topic.

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