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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.

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.

2010-10-04 16:53:50

An increasing number of obese adolescents, particularly females, are undergoing gastric bypass surgery.

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.

2010-04-27 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).

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2009-11-18 15:44:05

The risk of lung cancer may be 25 percent higher among patients who take folic acid supplements, according to a new study.

2009-11-13 16:09:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- During Prematurity Awareness Month, the March of Dimes is bringing attention to its recommendation that all women, especially those who are pregnant or looking to become pregnant, get the recommended dosage of folic acid in their daily diets.

2009-11-04 13:50:03

A University of Adelaide study may have shed light on the rise in childhood asthma in developed countries like Australia in recent decades.


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