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Periconceptual folate and autism

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f900 (Published 13 February 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f900

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Researchers from Norway have found a link between periconceptual folic acid supplements for women and a lower risk of autistic disorder in their young children. In a large cohort study, the risk of autistic disorder was 0.1% (64/61 042) in children of women who took such supplements …

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