Have Scientists Found How To Prevent A Miscarriage?
Can simply taking vitamin B3 supplements significantly prevent miscarriages and birth defects?Scientists from the Victor Chang Institute in Sydney investigated why some women have multiple miscarriages and why some babies are born with heart, kidney and spinal defects.
They found a major cause was a deficiency of a vital molecule known as NAD, which is important for normal development of organs.
Lead researcher Professor Sally Dunwoodie said it was the first time NAD been associated with miscarriages and birth defects.
"We have discovered a whole new cause of birth defects and a way to treat it as well," she said. "Arguably, it's the most important discovery for pregnant women since folate.""The promise is that this could significantly reduce the number of miscarriages and babies born with defects."
Simply taking vitamin B3 supplements can significantly prevent miscarriages and birth defects, a landmark Australian study has found.
+ Problems can be prevented by vitamin B3 supplement
+ Women advised to take supplement before getting pregnant but after consulting their doctor
Original article written by Sophie Scott and appeared on ABC News.
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