The present study was based on data from a population-based registry and comprised separate information on folic acid and multivitamin supplement intake. The large sample size and the standardized collection of data allowed precise effect estimates overall as well as in subgroups.
The National Birth Defects Prevention Study is the largest population-based U.S. study looking at potential risk factors and causes of birth defects. Current folic acid research activities include: Looking at how a woman’s intake of micronutrients, including folic acid, may affect the risk for specific birth defects.
3/3/2007 · Objective To explore the role of folic acid supplements, dietary folates, and multivitamins in the prevention of facial clefts. Design National population based case-control study. Setting Infants born 1996-2001 in Norway. Participants 377 infants with cleft lip with or without cleft palate; 196 ...
The objective of this observational population-based study was to estimate the possible preventive effect of folic acid supplementation for different CHDs during their critical period of development.
1/1/2016 · Prevention of neural tube defects by the fortification of flour with folic acid: a population-based retrospective study in Brazil Prévention des anomalies du tube neural par l’enrichissement en acide folique des farines: étude rétrospective en population au Brésil
Prevention of neural tube defects by the fortification of flour with folic acid: a population-based retrospective study in Brazil Leonor Maria Pacheco Santos a, Roberto Carlos Reyes Lecca b, Juan Jose Cortez-Escalante c, Mauro Niskier Sanchez a & Humberto Gabriel Rodrigues d. a.
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7/1/2012 · Folic acid use was suboptimal in 36.3% (95% CI = 35.4 to 37.2) of the sample. Conclusion These findings support the hypothesis that taking folic acid may partially prevent cleft lip and palate. They are particularly relevant for GPs, because they are usually the first port of call for women before and during early pregnancy.
Folic acid is needed for the proper development of the human body. It is involved in producing the genetic material called DNA and in numerous other bodily functions. Serious kidney disease. About ...
However, the effect on other birth defects and adverse pregnancy outcomes, as well as the time window of folic acid use, needs further investigation. Our study aimed to comprehensively assess the effect of periconceptional folic acid use on pregnancy outcomes in a mega-cohort of women of reproductive age.
5/10/2017 · An overview of folate status in a population-based study from São Paulo, Brazil and the potential impact of 10 years of national folic acid fortification policy. Skip to main content.
11/26/2014 · Effectiveness of folic acid supplementation in pregnancy on reducing the risk of small‐for‐gestational age neonates: a population study, systematic review and meta‐analysis. VA Hodgetts. Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust, Birmingham, UK. Search for more papers by this author.
3/22/2017 · Effect of supplemental folic acid in pregnancy on childhood asthma: a prospective birth cohort study. Am J Epidemiol 2009, 170: 1486-1493. Haberg SE, London SJ, Nafstad P, et al. Maternal folate levels in pregnancy and asthma in children at age 3 years.
Prevention of neural tube defects by the fortification of flour with folic . acid: a population-based retrospective study in Brazil. Leonor Maria Pacheco Santos, a. Roberto Carlos Reyes Lecca, b. Juan Jose Cortez-Escalante, c. Mauro Niskier Sanchez. a & Humberto Gabriel Rodrigues. d. Introduction. Neural tube defects, which are detected in ...
Our research suggests that folic acid also helps prevent facial clefts, another common birth defect.” In the United States, about one in every 750 babies is born with cleft lip and/or palate. “Folic acid deficiency causes facial clefts in laboratory animals, so we had a good reason to focus on folic acid in our clefts study,” said Wilcox.
12/15/2015 · Folic acid (FA) supplementation before and during the first trimester can reduce the risk of occurrence of preterm delivery (PTD). Preconception body mass index (BMI) is also associated with PTD. This study aimed to investigate the combined effect of FA supplements and preconception BMI on the risk of PTD. The data of a cohort from 2010–2011 that was obtained through a preconception care ...
We used data from a population-based cohort study from which we assessed the occurrence of multiple births in women (n=242 015) who had participated in a campaign to prevent neural tube defects with folic acid supplements (400 μg per day) in China.
8/12/2013 · Health authorities in numerous countries recommend periconceptional folic acid to pregnant women to prevent neural tube defects. The objective of this study was to examine the association of folic acid supplementation during different periods of pregnancy and of dietary folate intake with the risk of spontaneous preterm delivery (PTD). The Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study is a ...
3/1/2007 · Objective To explore the role of folic acid supplements, dietary folates, and multivitamins in the prevention of facial clefts. Design National population based case-control study. Setting Infants born 1996-2001 in Norway. Participants 377 infants with cleft lip with or without cleft palate; 196 infants with cleft palate alone; 763 controls.
Folic acid has long been touted as an important prenatal vitamin to help prevent certain birth defects. Recent studies are now suggesting it could reduce the risk of another disorder: autism.
11/17/2009 · They said since the study took place in a population that is normally not exposed to folic acid, the findings raise concerns about the long-term effects of folic acid supplements. The study is not ...