Folic acid may not prevent colon polyp recurrence

12/2/2009 | Yahoo!

Researchers found that people previously diagnosed with colon polyps who take folic acid daily may not reduce their chances of recurring colon polyps. People with low vitamin B levels, however, especially those who drank a lot of alcohol, reduced their risk of recurrent adenoma by about 40% after taking folate supplements, the study found.

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