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More Folic Acid in Pregnancy May Protect Kids From High Blood Pressure

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WEDNESDAY, March 8, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Higher folic acid levels during pregnancy may reduce the risk of high blood pressure in children if their mothers have heart disease risk factors, a new study suggests. “Our study adds further evidence on the early life origins of high blood pressure,” said …

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Acid Reflux From Chronic Heartburn May Damage Teeth

Acid Reflux From Chronic Heartburn May Damage Teeth

By Randy DotingaHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, March 8 (HealthDay News) — If you have chronic heartburn, it’s not only your esophagus that you should be worried about. New research reveals how the condition known as gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, can severely damage your teeth thanks to an influx of acid …

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Magnetic Implant May Ease Chronic Acid Reflux

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By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Feb. 20 (HealthDay News) — An implanted magnetic device could offer a new treatment option for people with chronic heartburn that is not controlled with medication, a small study suggests. The study, reported in the Feb. 21 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, …

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Folic Acid in Pregnancy May Lower Autism Risk

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By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Feb. 12 (HealthDay News) — A new study suggests that women who start taking folic acid supplements either before or early in their pregnancy may reduce their child’s risk of developing autism. “The study does not prove that folic acid supplements can prevent childhood autism. …

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