Published in Women's Health Weekly, March 31st, 2005
Each year, more than 4500 pregnancies in the European Union are affected by neural tube defects.
Araceli Busby and colleagues examined trends in the prevalence of neural tube defects in 16 European countries between 1980 and 2001, according to their folic acid policies during that time.
They found no substantial decline in neural tube defect rates in Continental Europe in the past...
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