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2011-02-11 16:29:20

The daughters of rats who took folic acid supplements before conception, during pregnancy and while breast-feeding have breast cancer rates twice as high as other rats.

2011-02-10 12:40:37

In a study to be presented today at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's (SMFM) annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting â„¢, in San Francisco, researchers will present findings that show that folate intake before and during pregnancy does not protect Norwegian women against spontaneous preterm delivery.

2011-02-10 10:26:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- USANA Health Sciences, Inc. (NYSE: USNA) commends the USDA for recognizing that nutritional gaps are common in the average American diet and that dietary supplementation can play a vital role in filling those gaps.

2011-02-08 07:53:24

A perplexing medical paradox that taking folic acid, a B vitamin, lowers homocysteine in the blood, which epidemionlogical evidence indicates should lower the risk of heart attack.

2011-02-03 14:33:03

A perplexing medical paradox now has an explanation according to research undertaken at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry and published in the current issue of the Public Library of Science.

2011-02-03 00:00:44

"Hearty" recipes and tips from USA Rice Federation for American Heart Month Arlington, VA (Vocus/PRWEB) February 02, 2011 Good health requires a focus on healthy eating and exercise.

2011-01-18 16:36:47

Nutrients, vitamins, minerals – during pregnancy a woman's body needs more of them.

2011-01-03 07:00:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Jan. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This January, as part of National Birth Defects Prevention Month, the Grain Foods Foundation has partnered with the March of Dimes to remind all women of child-bearing age of the important role folic acid plays in preventing birth defects.

2010-12-23 17:18:28

People with higher levels of folate in their red blood cells were more likely to have two tumor-suppressing genes shut down by methylation, a chemical off switch for genes.


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