Navigation Links
The Importance Of Folic Acid Supplements

New research shows about half of the population carries a gene that puts them at risk for passing on neural tube defects like spina bifida to their offspring.// Researchers say they already know one form of the gene responsible for processing folate in the body is linked to neural tube defects. They speculated another form of the gene might also be associated with the birth defects.

Researchers studied about 400 people with neural tube defects, comparing their folate-processing genes with those of about 850 people without neural tube defects. Results showed that about 10 percent of people carry the first form the gene, called the “TT” variation. Nearly 40 percent carry the second form, called “CT.”People who have the variant forms of the gene are not able to process folate as easily as those with the normal form, called “wild CC.” The inability to process folate leads to spinal cord problems in the developing fetus. Correcting the problem, however, is easily accomplished by folic acid supplementation.

Thus researchers say these results reinforce the importance of supplementing the diets of all women of childbearing age with folic aid.
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Importance of Fatty food In Hypercholestrolemia
2. Importance of soy protein in your diet
3. Importance of type of sex in organ transplantation
4. Importance of An Active Lifestyle
5. Importance of An Active Lifestyle
6. The Importance Of “ Good ”Control Of Diabetes During Pregnanc
7. The Importance Of Skin Cancer Screening
8. The Importance Of Vitamin D Supplements
9. More Importance To Be Given To Prenatal Nutrition
10. Beauty Queens Urge On The Importance Of Maintaining Bone Integrity
11. Importance Of Early Diagnosis And Treatment For Muscular Dystrophy Patients
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:2/18/2017)... , ... February 18, 2017 , ... ... provides the latest information and contact points to easily connect elderly veterans of ... assisted living, and elder-care funding. It also conveys material on this year's increase ...
(Date:2/17/2017)... ... 17, 2017 , ... For the first time, International Scholarship ... exhibit floor for the 2017 HIMSS Conference & Exhibition at the ... more than 40,000 healthcare industry professionals are expected at the conference, where they ...
(Date:2/17/2017)... ... February 17, 2017 , ... ... Conference & Exhibition in Orlando, Fla., February 19-23. Visitors to the company’s booth ... most widely used electronic patient signatures solution in healthcare . , Since ...
(Date:2/17/2017)... FL (PRWEB) , ... February 17, 2017 , ... ... premier sponsor and exhibitor at Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference February 20 – 22 in ... Wednesday, Inspirata will showcase its anatomic and molecular pathology workflow solution, as well ...
(Date:2/16/2017)... York, New York (PRWEB) , ... February 17, ... ... work and determination. After what took over 10 years of research, development and ... technology, NTX Technology™. NTX Technology™ is a patented compound of FDA approved ingredients ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/19/2017)... ORLANDO, Fla. , Feb. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... announced that positive Phase 1 clinical data for Nektar,s ... carcinoma (RCC) were presented at ASCO GU 2017.  NKTR-214 ... cancer-fighting T cells and Natural Killer (NK) cell abundance ... PD-1 on these immune cells.  The results were presented ...
(Date:2/17/2017)... Feb. 17, 2017  Ethicon, Inc. today announced ... a privately held medical device company that manufactures ... System, a novel minimally invasive device for the ... Medical will enable Ethicon to offer patients a ... Nissen fundoplication surgical procedure. 1 ...
(Date:2/17/2017)... and Markets has announced the addition of the "Pharmaceutical Contract Manufacturing ... ... the US, Canada , Japan , ... of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2015 ... Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: