Persistent circulating unmetabolised folic acid in a setting of liberal voluntary folic acid fortification. Implications for further mandatory fortification?
- Anemia and Iron Deficiency in Pregnancy. Krafft, Alexander; Murray-Kolb, Laura; Milman, Nils // Journal of Pregnancy;2012, p1
An introduction is presented in which the editors discuss various topics within the issue of the periodical on topics including postpartum anemia, periconceptional folate deficiency and perioperative blood losses.
- Megaloblastic Anemia Associated with Long-Term Tetracycline Therapy. Jones, Carroll C. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Jun73, Vol. 78 Issue 6, p910
Reports a case of megaloblastic anemia caused by folate deficiency, in which the responsible agent seems to be tetracycline. Background on the case report; Discussion on the case.
- Megaloblastic Anemia Secondary to Folate Deficiency Associated with Hypothyroidism. Hines, John D.; Halsted, Charles H.; Griggs, Robert C.; Harris, John W. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Apr68, Vol. 68 Issue 4, p792
Presents a study which examined megaloblastic anemia secondary to folate deficiency associated with hypothyroidism. Methods and materials; Hematologic findings; Gastric and small intestinal function.
- Paan masala causes anaemia. // Down to Earth;9/1/2014, Vol. 23 Issue 8, p13
The article reports on the findings of the study at the clinical hemato-oncology department of King George's Medical University in Lucknow, India which shows that consuming paan masala can lead to a drop in one's folic acid level, which is one of the main causes of anaemia.
- Megaloblastic anaemia associated with sulphasalazine treatment. Schneider, Robert E.; Beeley, Linda // British Medical Journal;6/25/1977, Vol. 1 Issue 6077, p1638
Focuses on the association between megoblastic anemia and sulphasalazine treatment. Efficacy of sulphasalazine in the management of Crohn's disease; Causes of folate deficiency in elderly; Interference of sulphasalazine with absorption of digoxin.
- The Role of Folic Acid in Deficiency States and Prevention of Disease. Swain, Randall A.; Clair, Linda St. // Journal of Family Practice;Feb1997, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p138
Folic acid, a water-soluble vitamin, has been used since the 1940s to treat some cases of macrocytic anemia without neurologic disease. Foiate deficiency is best diagnosed with red blood cell foiate levels along with macrocytosis and/or megaloblastic anemia. In addition to reversing overt...
- Reduced Absorption of Vitamin B (sub12) in Two Patients with Folic Acid Deficiency. Scott, Robert B.; Kammer, Robert B.; Burger, Wilbur F.; Middleton, Francis G. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Jul68, Vol. 69 Issue 1, p111
Describes two cases of patients with dietary deficiency of folic acid associated with megaloblastic anemia and malabsorption of vitamin B[sub 12] which improved after treatment with folic acid. Link between folic acid and intestinal absorption of vitamin B[sub 12]; Physical examination and...
- Folic Acid May Benefit PD Patients. // Renal & Urology News;Jan2014, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p10
The article focuses on study conducted by the researchers at Shoals Kidney and Hypertension Center in Florence, Alabama which suggests the potential of oral folic acid therapy as a cost-effective addition to anemia management in patients on peritoneal dialysis (PD).
- An Interventional Study on Anaemia in Women of Reproductive Age Group. Cherian, Shilu M. // Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development;Jan-Mar2015, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p189
1. To study the prevalence of anaemia in women of reproductive age group. 2. To determine change in haemoglobin levels after health education and supplementation of iron and folic acid tablets among women who are anaemic during the study period. 3. To suggest recommendations for improvement of...