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2010-12-21 23:34:22

In an area where iron deficiency is prevalent, children of mothers in rural Nepal who received prenatal iron, folic acid and vitamin A supplementation performed better on measures of intellectual and motor functioning compared to offspring of mothers who received vitamin A alone.

2010-12-21 23:32:02

In developing countries where iron deficiency is prevalent, prenatal iron-folic acid supplementation increased offspring intellectual and motor functioning during school age, according to researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

2010-12-16 19:14:00

WAYNE, N.J., Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced the U.S.

2010-12-13 21:06:44

Folic acid can reduce birth defects including neural tube defects, congenital heart disease and oral clefts but some speculate high intakes of folic acid may be associated with adverse events such as colorectal cancer.

2010-12-08 14:23:01

Vitamin A supplements are still an effective way to reduce childhood death and disease.

2010-12-02 07:43:45

Indulge yourself with folate now, before you deal with the effects later.

2010-12-01 13:24:29

Age-related hearing loss (ARHL), one of the four most prevalent chronic conditions in the elderly, is associated with low serum levels of folic acid.

2010-11-25 21:43:30

Despite the reassurances of Pasternak and Hviid in their study, "Use of Proton-Pump Inhibitors (PPI) in Early Pregnancy and the Risk of Birth Defects," featured in the Nov. 24 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, an epidemiologist from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) believes that further studies are needed.

2010-11-15 00:00:39

ConsumerLab.com awards Swanson Health Products’ Swanson Super Stress B-Complex with Vitamin C an “Approved” status in B vitamin supplement review. Fargo, ND (Vocus) November 14, 2010 In on-going quality assurance efforts, Swanson Health Products voluntarily submits their products to the third-party testing provider ConsumerLab.com.

2010-10-19 14:12:35

A new study shows that vitamin B12 may protect against Alzheimer's disease, adding more evidence to the scientific debate about whether the vitamin is effective in reducing the risk of memory loss.


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fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
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