Arsenic is associated with reduced effect of folic acid in myelomeningocele prevention: a case control study in Bangladesh.

Mazumdar, Maitreyi.
Ibne Hasan, Md Omar.
Hamid, Rezina.
Valeri, Linda.
Paul, Ligi.
Selhub, Jacob.
Rodrigues, Ema G.
Silva, Fareesa.
Mia, Selim.
Mostofa, Md Golam.
Quamruzzaman, Quazi.
Rahman, Mahmuder.
Christiani, David C.
2015

Background: Arsenic induces neural tube defects in several animal models, but its potential to cause neural tube defects in humans is unknown. Our objective was to investigate the associations between maternal arsenic exposure, periconceptional folic acid supplementation, and risk of posterior neural tube defect (myelomeningocele) among a... read more

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Mazumdar, Maitreyi, Md Omar Ibne Hasan, Rezina Hamid, Linda Valeri, Ligi Paul, Jacob Selhub, Ema G. Rodrigues, Fareesa Silva, Selim Mia, Md Golam Mostofa, Quazi Quamruzzaman, Mahmuder Rahman, and David C. Christiani. "Arsenic is associated with reduced effect of folic acid in myelomeningocele prevention: a case control study in Bangladesh." Environmental Health 14, no. 1 (12, 2015): 1-8.
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