Folic Acid Supplements Linked To Asthma, Study Suggests

Wednesday, November 4, 2009 - 13:21 in Health & Medicine

A new study may have shed light on the rise in childhood asthma in developed countries like Australia in recent decades. Researchers have identified a link between folic acid supplements taken in late pregnancy and allergic asthma in children aged between 3 and 5 years, suggesting that the timing of supplementation in pregnancy is important.

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