Autism spectrum disorders

Folic acid intake associated with reduced risk of autism: study

(Medical Xpress) -- A new study by researchers at the UC Davis MIND Institute suggests that women who consume the recommended daily dosage of folic acid, the synthetic form of folate or vitamin B-9, during the first month ...

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Pregnant women in Vancouver may not be getting enough vitamin D

Pregnant women taking prenatal supplements may not be getting enough vitamin D, shows a new Vancouver-based study led by the Child & Family Research Institute at BC Children's Hospital that was published in the Canadian Journal ...

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Early prenatal vitamins use may reduce autism risk

(Medical Xpress) -- Women who reported not taking a daily prenatal vitamin immediately before and during the first month of pregnancy were nearly twice as likely to have a child with an autism spectrum disorder as women who ...