Too much folate in pregnancy may raise autism risk
May 11, 2016
Craig Newschaffer, PhD, director of the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute and professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, was quoted in a May 11 AFP story on a study linking increased folic acid intake during pregnancy and potentially increased risk of autism in children. Newschaffer said there is a need for further understanding of folic acid's role. The story was picked up by Yahoo! Finance and the Daily Mail.