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Folic Acid and Preeclampsia

Supplementation with high-dose folic acid did not reduce incidence of preeclampsia in high-risk women, a randomized trial found.

In fact, 14.8% of high-risk women randomized to folic acid developed preeclampsia after 20 weeks gestation compared with 13.5% who received placebo (relative risk 1.10, 95% CI 0.90-1.34, P=0.37), reported Mark C. Walker, MD, of Ottawa Hospital Research Institute in Canada, and colleagues.

Read more at https://www.medpagetoday.com/obgyn/pregnancy/75089.

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