Results: Mean serum iron, serum ferritin and red cell folate
concentrations of breast fed control group were 120.
Population surveys that assess blood folate
intake and the risk of prostate cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
testing is massively overused in the outpatient setting, detecting folate
deficiency in only 0.
Background: Patients of hematological malignancies are reported to be deficient in folate
and vitamin B12.
The researchers have focused on vitamin B9, also called folate
, found in a range of green leafy vegetables, cereals, fruit and meats, and have discovered that the father's folate
levels is very important to the development and health of their offspring.
The term folate
is used to include both the forms found in natural foods and synthetic folic acid added to fortify foods.
The Question: Do maternal prenatal folate
levels affect the child's emotional and behavioral development at age three years?
We also do not agree with Gamble and Hall's criticism of our blood sample handling, which they appear to have raised because our folate
findings were different from theirs (e.
HONOLULU - Low-normal serum folate
, at a level between 2 and 7 ng/mL, is associated with an increased risk of depression in diabetes patients, a finding that suggests that, as with other depressed patients, folate
supplementation might boost responses to antidepressants.
The AIA-Pack RBC Folate
assay is designed for the quantitative measurement of red blood cell folate
) in whole-blood (heparin or EDTA) samples on Tosoh AIA system analyzers.
In one study, published online April 15, 2010 in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association, researchers found that eating more foods containing the B vitamins folate
and B6 was associated with a lower risk of death from stroke and heart disease in women and a lower risk of death from heart failure in men.