Latest folic acid Stories

2010-06-15 16:25:37

An analysis that included nearly 400,000 participants finds that those with higher blood levels of vitamin B6 and the essential amino acid methionine (found in most protein) had an associated lower risk of lung cancer, including participants who were current or former smokers.

2010-06-09 10:31:24

Eating about a handful of pecans each day may play a role in protecting the nervous system.

2010-06-01 08:00:00

MAPLE GROVE, Minn., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc. announces the availability of a new formulation of PreNexa® Rx prenatal vitamins with changes to the amounts of folic acid and iron.

2010-05-24 13:39:03

University of South Florida study suggests high dose needed very early in pregnancy to protect developing heart.

2010-05-11 11:49:17

A study led by sports medicine researcher Anne Hoch, D.O. at The Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee has found that oral folic acid may provide a safe and inexpensive treatment to improve vascular function in young female runners who are amenorrheic (not menstruating).

2010-05-03 12:06:00

NEW YORK, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association for Dressings & Sauces (ADS), a trade association of salad dressing and sauce manufacturers and suppliers to the industry, welcomes May as National Salad Month.

2010-04-27 08:26:54

Babies born to women who do not consume enough folic acid (sometimes referred to as folate or vitamin B9) are at high risk of developing neural tube defects (ie, defects in the development of the spinal cord or brain).

2010-04-20 13:01:00

WASHINGTON, April 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit today presented a poster at the American Association for Cancer Research's 101st Annual Meeting 2010 that details their novel study of molecules that use a tumor's acidic microenvironment to help them tailor chemotherapeutic agents to kill the tumor. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071106/KARMANOSLOGO) The study is entitled, "Expression profiling of the major folate...

2010-04-17 13:10:00

Eating more foods containing the B-vitamins folate and B-6 lowers the risk of death from stroke and heart disease for women and may reduce the risk of heart failure in men.

2010-03-25 08:00:00

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Kmart continues to support the March of Dimes to raise funds to ensure that every baby gets a healthy start in life.

Word of the Day
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.