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Title Folate-related Neural Tube Defects
Description Folate-related Neural Tube Defects. The Possible Approaches To Reducing Prevalence
Creation Date 01 June 1999
Doc type Article
Document Abstract:
It is clearly established that folate status is crucial in reducing the risk of a neural tube defect (NTD). Studies have substantiated the fact that periconceptional supplementation with folic acid is an effective method of primary prevention of first occurrence and recurrence of NTDs. There is no consensus regarding the implementation of a practical and cost effective supplementation strategy. Three strategies have been proposed
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