folic acid supplementation

Can folic acid mitigate autism risk for kids with epileptic mothers?A new study reveals that folic acid supplementation in mothers treated for epilepsy during pregnancy had children who were more likely to display autistic traits.
Study: Rare type of stroke may be increasing in pregnant womenPreliminary data from a retrospective study suggest that incidence of spontaneous subarachnoid hemorrhage (sSAH) may be increasing among pregnant women. Plus: Study finds lower risk of diabetes a benefit of breastfeeding. Also: Taking prenatal folic acid and multivitamins lowers the risk of autism, according to results of a new case-control study.
USPSTF reaffirms benefit of folic acid supplementationThe USPSTF updates their 2009 statement on folic acid supplementation in women of childbearing age. Plus: The FDA releases the final advice on fish consumption.
Does folic acid reduce stroke risk?New studies say yes.