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Concurrent session - Update on interventions to improve folate and B12 status, and homocysteine
Wednesday, June 4, 16:00-17:30

WHO process to establish blood folate concentrations for folate-preventable congenital anomalies - Lisa Rogers

Update on vitamin B12: biomarkers, and effects of interventions on function - Lindsay Allan

Vitamin B12 and folic acid interventions and risk of later metabolic disease - Himangi Govind Lubree

Interactions between anti-malarials and folic acid supplementation during pregnancy - Alexis Nzila

Antenatal iron-folic acid (IFA) supplementation reduces mortality in children less than 5 years of age in Nepal - Yasir B Nisar

Folic acid and vitamin B12 supplementation lowers plasma homocysteine but has no effect on serum bone turnover markers in elderly women: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial - Irena Keser

Sensory Peripheral nerve function in Chilean elderly consuming folic acid fortified flour: relationship to plasma folate and a novel combined biomarker of B12 status - Alex Brito


Chair: Lindsay Allen, USDA, ARS Western Human Nutrition Research Center, Davis, California, USA