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- Vitamin B12, folate deficiency raises dementia risk - 6
- Folic acid may help treat allergies, asthma - 5.7
- Yeast to identify drugs for Alzheimer's disease - 5.5
- Less folate in diet cause abnormal sperm - 3.7
- Taking folic acid before pregnancy reduces preterm birth risk - 3.7
- Vitamin B and Folic acid do not appear to affect cancer risk - 3.5
- Low vitamin B12 in pregnancy raises neural tube defect risk in newborn - 2.8
- Folic acid before conception lowers risk of autism in babies - 2.7
- Folic acid in pregnancy lowers autism risk in baby - 2.7
- Nuts, fish, poultry and fruits reduce Alzheimer's disease risk - 2.6

Folate articles

Alcohol increases breast cancer risk in women
Women who consume alcohol show an increase in their risk of developing breast cancer. This relation is stronger for women who drink in binges, are also taking post-menopausal hormonal therapy, and/or have low intakes of dietary folate.

Nuts, fish, poultry and fruits reduce Alzheimer's disease risk
Individuals whose diet includes more salad dressing, nuts, fish, poultry and certain fruits and vegetables and fewer high-fat dairy products, red meats, organ meats and butter appear less likely to develop Alzheimer's disease.

FDA declines Fusilev NDA for colorectal cancer
A Complete Response letter is issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding the supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for FUSILEV (levoleucovorin) for injection for treatment of patients with advanced metastatic colorectal cancer.

Folic acid prevents congenital heart defects by 6%
The Canadian policy of fortifying grain products with folic acid has already proved to be effective in preventing neural tube defects. And the latest study shows that folic acid also decreases the incidence of congenital heart defects by more than 6%.

Taking folic acid before pregnancy reduces preterm birth risk
Women who take folic acid supplements for at least one year before they become pregnant may cut their risk of having a premature baby by half, according to research published this week in the online journal, PLoS Medicine.

Folic acid may help treat allergies, asthma
Folic acid, or vitamin B9, essential for red blood cell health and long known to reduce the risk of spinal birth defects, may also suppress allergic reactions and lessen the severity of allergy and asthma symptoms, according to new research from the Johns Hopkins Children's Center.

Low vitamin B12 in pregnancy raises neural tube defect risk in newborn
Children born to women who have low blood levels of vitamin B12 shortly before and after conception may have an increased risk of a neural tube defect, according to an analysis by researchers at the National Institutes of Health, Trinity College Dublin, and the Health Research Board of Ireland.

Yeast to identify drugs for Alzheimer's disease
CSIRO scientists have developed a new system to screen for compounds that can inhibit one of the processes that takes place during the progression of Alzheimer's disease.

Vitamin B and Folic acid do not appear to affect cancer risk
A daily supplementation combination that included folic acid and vitamin B6 and B12 had no significant effect on the overall risk of cancer, including breast cancer, among women at high risk of cardiovascular disease, according to a study in the November 5 issue of JAMA.

Less folate in diet cause abnormal sperm
Healthy men who report lower levels of the nutrient folate in their diets have higher rates of chromosomal abnormalities in their sperm, according to a new study by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Vitamin supplements may increase lung cancer risk
Vitamin supplements do not protect against lung cancer, according to a study of more than 77,000 vitamin users. In fact, some supplements may even increase the risk of developing it. The findings were published in the American Thoracic Society's American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.

Vitamin B12, folate deficiency raises dementia risk
Folate deficiency is associated with a tripling in the risk of developing dementia among elderly people, suggests research published ahead of print in the Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery and Psychiatry.

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