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Research & Reviews  59 results

Isolated optic neuropathy due to folate deficiency with associated iron overload.
BMJ Case Reports; Pique K, Taber W et. al.

Jul 31st, 2021 - Isolated optic neuropathy due to folate deficiency is rarely reported. Poor dietary practices, malabsorption, and tobacco/alcohol abuse are usually responsible. We examined a patient with blinding optic neuropathies and isolated folic acid deficie...

Dietary folic acid deficiency impacts hippocampal morphology and cortical acetylcholine...
Nutritional Neuroscience; Bennett C, Green J et. al.

May 28th, 2021 - One-carbon (1C) metabolism is a metabolic network that integrates nutritional signals with biosynthesis, redox homeostasis, and epigenetics. There are sex differences in hepatic 1C metabolism, however, it is unclear whether sex differences in 1C i...

Gestational folic acid deficiency alters embryonic eye development: Possible role of ba...
Nutrition (Burbank, Los Angeles County, Calif.); Sijilmassi O, Del Río Sevilla A et. al.

May 8th, 2021 - Folic acid (FA) is crucial before and during early pregnancy. FA deficiency can occur because dietary FA intake is low in mothers at the time of conception. Likewise, various ocular pathologies are related to the alteration of extracellular matric...

Female awareness about the preconception use of folic acid supplements in childbearing ...
International Journal of Clinical Practice; Raad SE, AbuAlhommos AK

Feb 13th, 2021 - Folic acid is required for the growth and development of the fetus. There is strong evidence that taking folic acid before pregnancy and during the first trimester reduces the risk of neural tube defects (NTDs). This study aimed to assess women's ...

Folic Acid Deficiency Enhances the Tyr705 and Ser727 Phosphorylation of Mitochondrial S...
Translational Stroke Research; Dong Z, Liang X et. al.

Oct 11th, 2020 - Ischemic stroke remains one of the most common causes of death and disability worldwide. The stroke patients with an inadequate intake of folic acid tend to have increased brain injury and poorer prognosis. However, the precise mechanisms underlyi...

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Guidelines  2 results

Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guideline on the...
Neurosurgery Mazzola CA, Tyagi R et. al.

Aug 17th, 2019 - The incidence of spina bifida (SB) is higher in the developing world as compared to the United States because of folic acid deficiency during pregnancy. Advances in technology have made prenatal repair of myelomeningocele (MM) possible. The object...

Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guidelines for P...
Neurosurgery Mazzola CA, Assassi N et. al.

Aug 17th, 2019 - The incidence of spina bifida (SB) in the developing world is higher than in the United States because of malnutrition and folic acid deficiency during pregnancy. Advances in technology have made prenatal repair of myelomeningocele (MM) possible. ...

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Drugs  39 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  1 results

A Pharmacogenomics Study of Safety and Efficacy of Enalapril or Enalapril-Folic Acid Therapy in Hypertensive Patients.

Aug 28th, 2019 - Dry cough is the most common adverse reaction of angiotensin converting enzyme, including enalapril, in Chinese population. Clinical observations suggest that the incidence of ACEI-induced dry cough is different between Chinese and other racial gr...

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News  6 results

Folic Acid Benefits Go Beyond Preventing Birth Defects

Jul 5th, 2018 - Action Points Note that analyses across several cohorts suggest that exposure to folic acid in utero is protective against cortical thinning and psychosis in adolescence. These data further support wide-ranging recommendations to supplement folic ...

Birth Defects Tied to Low Carb Diets (ScienceDaily)

Jan 25th, 2018 - During pregnancy, low- and no-carbohydrate diets may not be a good choice, ScienceDaily reported. Originally published in the Birth Defects Research journal, the study found low-carb diets throughout pregnancy were associated with a 30% higher ris...

Women With Epilepsy May Be at Risk of Folic Acid Deficiency

Jan 31st, 2014 - WASHINGTON, DC—Approximately half of women with epilepsy of reproductive age take folic acid supplements, according to an analysis presented at the 67th Annual Meeting of the American Epilepsy Society. The figure is cause for concern because enzym.

Less Than Half of Young Women With Epilepsy Take Folic Acid

Dec 10th, 2013 - WASHINGTON, DC — Despite the known risks of folic acid deficiency, including neural tube defects in offspring, less than half of women with epilepsy who might become pregnant are taking folic acid supplements, a new survey shows. Reproduction and ...

Does folic acid supplementation have long-term benefit to offspring?
Paul L. Ogburn Jr, MD

Jan 1st, 2012 - Prenatal folic acid supplementation to prevent open neural tube defects is accepted as standard obstetric practice. The possibility that relative folic acid deficiency in pregnancy could cause long-term childhood neurologic dysfunction (including.

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