Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Study: Excessive Folic Acid Alters Offspring's Brain Development

WASHINGTON, — A new study led by an Indian American scientist from New York report that higher doses of folic acid during pregnancy and throughout life may have lasting negative effects.
The researchers found in their study that the higher doses of folic acid altered offspring’s brain development and behavior in ways that are found in neurodevelopmental disorders, according to a press release issued by the New York State Office for People With Developmental Disabilities’ (OPWDD) Institute for Basic Research in Developmental Disabilities (IBR).

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