Study: No link between folic acid, asthma risk at age 8

11/9/2011 | Yahoo!

A Dutch study of more than 3,200 children found no association between taking folic acid during pregnancy and the risk of developing asthma in children up to 8 years old. Researchers noted that folic acid was tied to a small increase in wheezing risk in the first year of life, but they found no increase in risk in any respiratory symptoms past the age of 1. The findings appear in the European Respiratory Journal.

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