Tag: folic acid

1. In couples obtaining infertility treatment, folic acid and zinc supplementation in men did not lead to a significant improvement in semen quality or the rate of live birth, when compared to a placebo 2. A mild increase in sperm DNA fragmentation was found in the supplementation group. Evidence Rating Level: 1...
1. In couples obtaining infertility treatment, folic acid and zinc supplementation in men did not lead to a significant improvement in semen quality or the rate of live birth, when compared to a placebo 2. A mild increase in sperm DNA fragmentation was found in the supplementation group. Evidence Rating Level:...
1. Folic acid supplementation prevents neural tube deficits during pregnancy, but if continued beyond the recommended first trimester, may positively impact neurodevelopment and cognitive performance in children at seven years of age. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Periconceptional folic acid (FA) supplementation is a protective factor against neural tube defects (NTD), with...
1. Folic acid supplementation prevents neural tube deficits during pregnancy, but if continued beyond the recommended first trimester, may positively impact neurodevelopment and cognitive performance in children at seven years of age. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Periconceptional folic acid (FA) supplementation is a protective factor against neural tube defects (NTD),...
Odanacatib for the Treatment of Postmenopausal Osteoporosis: Results of the LOFT Multicentre, Randomised, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial and LOFT Extension Study 1. The cathepsin K inhibitor odanacatib reduced the risk of fracture but was associated with significantly increased risk of cardiovascular events, specifically stroke, in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis compared to...
1. Among women seeking pregnancy, those randomized to folic acid supplementation were significantly less likely to develop a fetus with a neural tube defect. Original Date of Publication: December 1992 Study Rundown: As of the late 1980s, neural tube defects complicated between 2 and 3 out of every 1000 pregnancies. At...
In this section, we highlight the key high-impact studies, updates, and analyses published in medicine during the past week. Age of Transfused Blood in Critically Ill Adults Whether the administration of fresh red blood cells instead of red blood cells that have been stored for a period of time improves outcomes...
Feb 12th - In a study published today, incidence of autism was found to be lower in children of mothers who took folic acid before and during early pregnancy. Image: PD 1. Incidence of autism was lower in children of mothers who took folic acid supplementation before and during early pregnancy. Though...