Journal of the American Medical Association

Folic acid supplements early in pregnancy may reduce child’s risk of autism by 40 percent

Contact: Timothy S. Paul 212-305-2676 Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health Large study in Norway finds early timing of supplements is critical Prenatal folic acid supplements appear to reduce the risk for autistic spectrum disorders, according to a… Read More ›

Questions of ethics and quality cloud globalization of clinical trials: Same drug in different populations could produce markedly different results

2009 study posted for filing Contact: Michelle Gailiun 919-724-5343 Duke University Medical Center DURHAM, N.C. – Top-tier U.S.-based pharmaceutical companies are moving their clinical trials overseas at warp speed, raising questions about ethics, quality control, and even the scientific… Read More ›