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It found that women with low carbohydrate intake are 30 percent more likely to have babies with neural tube defects, such as spina bifida (malformations of the spine and spinal cord), and anencephaly (absence of major portions of the brain and skull), that can lead to lifelong disability and infant death, when compared with women who do not restrict their carbohydrate intake.
Neural tube defects affect the brain and spinal cord and one type of it is called "spina bifida," which can also cause partial paralysis, according to the study.
C677T polymorphism of the methylentetrahydrofolate reductase gene in mothers of children affected with neural tube defects.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's recent report updating the estimated number of neural tube defects prevented by folic acid fortification of enriched cereal grain products clearly shows the huge impact of fortification: From 1999 through 2011, fortification prevented neural tube defects in about 1,300 births a year in the United States (MMWR 2015;64:1-5).
Further experience of vitamin supplementation for prevention of neural tube defect recurrences.
are born with neural tube defects such as spina bifida, which is caused by the incomplete closing of the spine and skull.
The pattern of these anomalies also varies among different population, but neural tube defect remains the most prevalent congenital abnormality in our hospital population.
NTD recurrences in families (N=621) with a member with an NTD Siblings NTD, n Normal/unaffected Full siblings 1 073 Half-siblings 135 Total, N 1 208 Affected Full siblings 24 1 23 2 1 Half-siblings 2 1 2 Total, N 26 Total, N 1 234 NTD = neural tube defect.
A neural pediatric specialist, who declined to be identified, said he was seeing on average three or four newborns with neural tube defects a week in Fallujah and its surrounding areas, a region with a population of about 675,000 people.
Folate helps reduce the risk of neural tube defects, such as spina bifida.