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  1. The ACA Is Alive and Well: Updates to Mandated Preventive Health Care Services Issued for 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2017 | JD Supra

    ... scope of this article.) Coverage is required for a daily supplement containing 0.4 to 0.8 mg (400 to 800 g) of folic acid for all women planning to becoming pregnant, or who are capable of pregnancy. Screening for obesity in children and ...

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  2. Women Falling Short on Birth Defect PreventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2017 | HON

    Only a third of women are taking a multivitamin containing folic acid -- a nutrient known to prevent serious birth defects -- before they know they're pregnant, a new survey has found. The poll, conducted by the March of Dimes, also revealed significant racial disparities: Just 10 percent of black women and 27 percent of Hispanic women of childbearing age report taking multivitamins with folic acid before pregnancy.

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  3. Prenatal multivitamins linked to lower autism riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    ... - between multivitamin use and risk of the neurological disorder. "Multivitamin use with or without added iron or folic acid was associated with a lower likelihood of child autism with intellectual disability, compared with mothers who did not use ...

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  4. Fever in first trimester of pregnancy increases risk for birth defects, study showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2017 | Medical News

    ... now, as women are planning to become pregnant and their doctors advise them to start taking prenatal vitamins and folic acid, their doctor also informs them if they get a fever, they should not hesitate to call and consider taking a fever reducer, ...

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  5. First Lady launches supplement programme to improve girls' nutritionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2017 | Ghanamma.com

    As part of efforts to reduce the high prevalence of anemia among girls, First Lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo has launched the Girls' Iron and Folic Acid supplementation programme, at Sunyani in the Brong Ahafo Region. The GIFTS programme, initiated by the Ghana Health Service would run in phases with the first targeting about 360,000 in-school adolescent girls and close to 600,000 out of school girls, in four of the regions.

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  6. Asbah Launches 'Power Rice' at Anuga 2017 GermanyRead the original story

    Oct 12, 2017 | Newkerala.com

    ... and brings to you 'Asbah Power Rice' with power of 8 nutrients such as Vitamin A, B1, B6, B3, B12, Zinc, Iron and Folic Acid. The Asbah Power Rice will help meet the daily nutrition requirements and give everyone an easy access to a healthy and ...

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  7. Fever in early pregnancy linked to birth defects, animal study showsRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    ... now, as women are planning to become pregnant and their doctors advise them to start taking prenatal vitamins and folic acid, their doctor also informs them if they get a fever, they should not hesitate to call and consider taking a fever reducer, ...

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  8. What your genes could reveal about your lifestyleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2017 | WTNH

    ... genetic variant can undermine this process. A mutation to a gene known as MTHFR alters the way the body processes folic acid. To use folic acid-which prevents neural tube defects in pregnancy and plays a role in a wide variety of functions in the ...

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  9. How Fever in Early Pregnancy Causes Heart, Facial Birth DefectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | Health News Digest

    ... now, as women are planning to become pregnant and their doctors advise them to start taking prenatal vitamins and folic acid, their doctor also informs them if they get a fever, they should not hesitate to call and consider taking a fever reducer, ...

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  10. Multivitamin intake during pregnancy could reduce autism risk: studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | GlobalNews

    ... was not a reduced risk across the board." In addition to multivitamins, the study also measured for iron and folic acid supplements, although taken alone, the latter two did not show a correlation. "Women who only used multivitamins without ...

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  11. Duke researchers unravel how fever in early pregnancy increases risk for heart, facial birth defectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2017 | Medical News

    ... now, as women are planning to become pregnant and their doctors advise them to start taking prenatal vitamins and folic acid, their doctor also informs them if they get a fever, they should not hesitate to call and consider taking a fever reducer, ...

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  12. Iron supplements found to improve neurological development and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2017 | NewsTarget.com

    ... are more likely to deliver babies with low weight. Antenatal interventions would also include daily iron and folic acid supplementation, which would aid in fetal development . Pregnant women are also encouraged to stop smoking and to opt for a ...

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  13. Folate Market 2017: Company Profiles, Market Segments, Landscape and Demand by Forecast 2027Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2017 | SBWire

    ... health. Owing to this factor, the consumption rate has increased on a higher rate. Along with this, folate or folic acid is very much helpful in pregnancy which helps in preventing defects at the time of birth. Request a Sample Report @ ...

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  14. Do men need sperm health supplements?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2017 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... supplement aimed at promoting sperm health. It's a combination of antioxidants, including vitamins C and E, zinc, folic acid , and selenium, formulated to maintain sperm health. The makers of Menevit claim the antioxidants it contains can help ...

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  15. Prenatal Multivitamins Linked to Lower Autism RiskRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2017 | WebMD

    Analyzing more than a quarter-million mother-child pairs in Sweden, researchers found a link -- but not cause and effect proof -- between multivitamin use and risk of the neurological disorder. "Multivitamin use with or without added iron or folic acid was associated with a lower likelihood of child autism with intellectual disability, compared with mothers who did not use supplements," said lead researcher Elizabeth DeVilbiss.

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  16. What to eat -- and what to avoid -- when you're expectingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | Daily Herald

    ... Foods with calcium include salmon, leafy greens, almonds, chickpeas and beans. 4. B Vitamins, especially folic acid, help to build the spinal cord and brain. Folic acid can be found in leafy green vegetables, eggs, Brewer's yeast and avocados. 5. ...

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  17. Call to check crib deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | The Telegraph

    ... Devi, president of Sadou Asom Asha Karmi Santha, told The Telegraph . She, however, said pregnant women can get folic acid and iron tablets for free from government hospitals and health centres. The babies who died belonged to families from Barpeta ...

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  18. One year B and D vitamins supplementation improves metabolic bone markers.Read the original story

    Oct 6, 2017 | CiteULike

    ... people. Healthy subjects (n=93;>54 years) were randomly assigned to receive either daily vitamin D3 (1200 IU), folic acid (0.5 mg), vitamin B12 (0.5 mg), vitamin B6 (50 mg), and calcium carbonate (456 mg) (group A) or only vitamin D3 plus calcium ...

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  19. Could multivitamin use in pregnancy protect children from autism?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2017 | Medical News Today

    ... visit was assessed, and the pairs were allocated to one of six groups as a result: iron supplements only; folic acid supplements only; iron and folic acid supplements; multivitamins only; multivitamins with iron; and multivitamins with folic acid. ...

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  20. Multivitamin Use in Pregnancy Might Be Tied to Lower Autism Risk in OffspringRead the original story

    Oct 4, 2017 | Journal Watch

    ... disability. There was no association with autism without intellectual disability. Additionally, use of folic acid or iron alone was not linked to autism risk. Reader comments are intended to encourage lively discussion of clinical topics with your ...

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