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September 21, 2018

Extra folic acid taken during pregnancy doesn’t prevent pre-eclampsia, study finds

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

Globe and Mail by Sheryl Ubelacker Taking high-dose folic acid during pregnancy does not prevent pre-eclampsia in women at elevated risk for the potentially deadly condition, a Canadian-led international study has found…Dr. Linda Szymanski, a maternal-fetal medicine specialist at the Mayo Clinic, said she was not surprised by the finding and that high-dose folic acid […]

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