No reliable evidence that folate is harmful in B-12 deficiency

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.7010.949a (Published 07 October 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:949
  1. C John Dickinson
  1. Emeritus professor of medicine Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, St Bartholomew's Hospital medical College, London EC1M 6BQ

    EDITOR,--E H Reynolds cites his interesting observations on a case of subacute combined degeneration caused by an abnormal vitamin B-12 binding protein.1 He suggests that administration of folic acid may have precipitated the neurological condition.2 Recently …

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