Navigation Links
Declined Folate Levels in US Young Women

A Study by U.S. government finds blood levels of folate in young women of childbearing age have declined since the late 1990s, despite public health efforts//, which is a disturbing development that may increase birth defects.

The study is being published this week in a CDC publication, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

Though the health officials could only speculate the reason for this decline, the possible reason, they feel could be due to the theories ranging from low-carb diets to popularity - of unfortified wholegrain breads to obesity.

Dr. Nancy Green, medical director for the March of Dimes, said: "This is a cause of substantial concern." March of Dimes campaigns for birth defects prevention.

What the health officials recommend: – Women, especially those, who are in the childbearing age should take daily vitamins with at least 400 micrograms of folic acid (Folate supplement) an artificial version, which is more easily metabolized by the body. Folate, a vitamin that is very essential for our body functioning, is found in oranges, legumes, leafy green vegetables and folic acid supplements.
SRI
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Allergic Reactions to Insulin Have Declined
2. Folate and famiy planning
3. Reducing Blood Pressure in Women By Increasing Folate
4. A Saviour For Alzheimer’s Disease: Folate
5. More Research Needed To Fully Study the Effect of Folate on Prostate Cancer
6. NZ To Opt For Folate Fortification Of Bread
7. Folate Fortification Now
8. Low Folate Diet increases Colorectal Cancer risk
9. Folate – Rich Diet Keeps Colorectal Cancer At Ba
10. Study Reveals That Folate Does Not Prevent Heart Attacks
11. Higher Folate Levels Linked to Reduced Risk for Alzheimer’s Diseas
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:1/23/2017)... ... January 23, 2017 , ... A Northwestern Pennsylvania addiction ... address. Alpine Springs Rehabilitation & Recovery Center’s new website can be found at ... with its redesigned and retooled website. The treatment center has also revamped its ...
(Date:1/23/2017)... ... January 23, 2017 , ... ... inaugural K-20 Education Summit to be held March 23-25, 2017 in Tampa, and ... 25, 2017. , The keynote speakers include Dr. Michelle R. Weise, executive director ...
(Date:1/23/2017)... ... ... plastic balance boards have been around since at least the 1950s and are a great ... and only balance board to use a patent-pending design featuring high-pressure inflation technology and drop-stitch ... well as skill-level adjustable for all ages and abilities. The board can be rolled ...
(Date:1/23/2017)... ... January 23, 2017 , ... The ... North America for the scientific development, healthcare training and clinical application of medical ... its 2017 AAT Member Certification Qualification Courses for Technicians, respectively. , For the ...
(Date:1/23/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Moisture measurement is a necessary process step ... to success. Selecting an inappropriate measurement method can cause costly errors, and poor ... equipment. Rare or expensive substances are wasted and production may even be stopped ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/23/2017)... -- Stock-Callers.com today presents the following Generic Drugs ... ), Sophiris Bio Inc. (NASDAQ: SPHS ), Momenta ... Inc. (NASDAQ: AGRX ). These companies are part ... trade on Friday, January 20 th , 2017, with the ... health care companies in the S&P 500 also were sinking ...
(Date:1/23/2017)... , 23 janvier 2017  ResMed (NYSE : RMD), ... , Floride) ont annoncé aujourd,hui qu,ils se sont mis ... existants entre les parties. BMC et 3B seront autorisés ... de droits à ResMed, et ResMed effectuera le paiement ... pour clore le litige de Floride entre les deux ...
(Date:1/23/2017)... -- InDex Pharmaceuticals Holding AB (publ) today announced that ... the European Crohn,s and Colitis Organisation (ECCO). The ECCO congress is ... inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). The congress is held in ... ... having been selected to present data at the largest IBD congress ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: