Entries by Emma

NAD Deficiency, Congenital Malformations, and Niacin Supplementation

BACKGROUND Congenital malformations can be manifested as combinations of phenotypes that co-occur more often than expected by chance. In many such cases, it has proved difficult to identify a genetic cause. We sought the genetic cause of cardiac, vertebral, and renal defects, among others, in unrelated patients. METHODS We used genomic sequencing to identify potentially […]

Pregnancy and Youth Omega-3 on Neurodevelopment and Cognition

Shulkin M, Pimpin L, Bellinger D, et al. Effects of omega-3 supplementation during pregnancy and youth on neurodevelopment and cognition in childhood: a systematic review and meta-analysis. FASEB Journal. 2016 April30;(1): S295.5. BACKGROUND Long-chain omega-3 fatty acids are thought to be crucial for optimal neurodevelopment in early life. OBJECTIVES To investigate the effect of omega-3 […]