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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.

2009-10-14 12:22:06

Pregnant women are advised to take vitamin supplements containing folic acid as part of their routine pre-natal care.

2009-10-14 11:59:42

Using medication that reduces or blocks the actions of folic acid during the first trimester of pregnancy (weeks 1-12), increases the risk that the growing baby will develop abnormalities.

2009-09-25 16:28:45

U.S. researchers have linked exposure to tetrachloroethylene to birth defects.

2009-09-24 07:19:21

Exposure to tetrachloroethylene (also known as perchlorethylene, PCE) may cause congenital birth defects.

2009-07-08 16:55:37

New research, published today in the New England Journal of Medicine, shows that a woman's risk of having a child with a neural tube defect (NTD), such as Spina Bifida, is not linked to folic acid related auto-antibodies.

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2009-06-02 06:15:00

Folic acid is getting renewed focus as a baby protecting vitamin.

2009-05-13 18:06:14

Pregnant women are advised to take folic acid to prevent birth defects, but U.S. researchers also say the supplement may help prevent premature birth.


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