Maternal Exposure To Folic Acid Antagonists

    ScienceDaily (Dec. 1, 2008) — Exposure to folic acid antagonists during pregnancy is associated with a higher risk of placenta-mediated adverse outcomes such as preeclampsia, placental abruption, fetal growth restriction or fetal death reports a retrospective cohort study.Folic acid antagonists include a broad range of drugs used to treat epilepsy, mood disorders, hypertension […]

Mother’s Diet Can Affect Genes And Offspring’s Risk Of Allergic Asthma

ScienceDaily (Sep. 19, 2008) — A pregnant mouse’s diet can induce epigenetic changes that increase the risk her offspring will develop allergic asthma, according to researchers at National Jewish Health and Duke University Medical Center. Pregnant mice that consumed diets high in supplements containing methyl-donors, such as folic acid, had offspring with more severe allergic […]

Mother’s Diet Can Affect Genes

  ScienceDaily (Sep. 19, 2008) — A pregnant mouse’s diet can induce epigenetic changes that increase the risk her offspring will develop allergic asthma, according to researchers at National Jewish Health and Duke University Medical Center. Pregnant mice that consumed diets high in supplements containing methyl-donors, such as folic acid, had offspring with more severe […]