Pregnancy research into miscarriage and birth defects discovers Vitamin B3 is key

Part of the Kinderling Conversation for parents. Weekdays 12pm-1pm.

Fri 11 August 2017

12 mins

Australian researchers have made the biggest breakthrough in pregnancy health since Folate was discovered to reduce nerual tube defects in babies.

The Victor Chang Institute has found that Vitamin B3 can cure molecular deficiencies which cause miscarriage and birth defects. Lead researcher Professor Sally Dunwoodie says that while the discovery is monumental, more needs to be done before women will gain the full benefits.

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