I was giving a lecture to a group of psychiatric fellows recently, and I got to my slide on folate. I get excited about this topic, and so I rambled on about the one-carbon cycle, and SAMe, methylcobalamin, and the MTHFR mutation. As I looked away from my slides, I could see the vacant stares from the near-audience and knew I had lost them. If highly educated and Continue reading
Prior to modern methods of birth control, women relied on periodic abstinence to prevent pregnancies. In some underdeveloped parts of the world, these so-called natural or traditional methods of birth control are still in wide use among women.