folic acid http://news.stlpublicradio.org en WashU study says folic acid may fight childhood cancer http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/washu-study-says-folic-acid-may-fight-childhood-cancer <p>A new study by Washington University indicates that folic acid may be responsible for reductions in certain kinds of childhood cancer.</p><p>Kimberly Johnson is an Assistant Professor of Public Health at Washington University, she says&nbsp; folic acid has been a supplement in enriched grains since 1998.</p><p>&ldquo;The study says that there is a correlation between fortification of the food supply,&nbsp; with folic acid and a reduction in the incidence of some types of childhood cancer,&rdquo; says Johnson.</p> Mon, 21 May 2012 11:30:00 +0000 Adam Allington 3740 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org WashU study says folic acid may fight childhood cancer