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Folic Acid Supplements Linked To Asthma, University of Adelaide's Robinson Institute Study Suggests



11/5/2009 7:11:31 AM

ScienceDaily (Nov. 4, 2009) — A University of Adelaide study may have shed light on the rise in childhood asthma in developed countries like Australia in recent decades. Researchers from the University's Robinson Institute have identified a link between folic acid supplements taken in late pregnancy and allergic asthma in children aged between 3 and 5 years, suggesting that the timing of supplementation in pregnancy is important.

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