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Folic acid as ultimate in disease prevention:Folate also improves mental health

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: (Published 25 March 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:768
  1. Matthew J Taylor, senior house officer (,
  2. John Geddes, professor of epidemiological psychiatry
  1. University Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX

    EDITOR—Lucock considered the likely effects of mass use of folate but did not mention the potential benefits to mental health.1

    Associations between folate …

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