Published in Women's Health Weekly, August 5th, 2004
"Black women have an increased risk of preeclampsia compared with white women. Plasma homocysteine is increased in preeclampsia. Homocysteine concentrations are affected by nutritional deficiencies, particularly decreased folic acid and B12, leading to increased homocysteine," wrote T.E. Patrick and colleagues, University of Pittsburgh.
Following up on earlier studies that found differences in nutritional intake including folic acid by race, Patrick's group "investigated whether there were racial differences in plasma...
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