News tagged with birth defect
In studies examining the risk of adverse outcomes after receipt of the influenza A(H1N1) vaccine, infants exposed to the vaccine in utero did not have a significantly increased risk of major birth defects, preterm birth, ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jul 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- New research by medics at Trinity College Dublin suggests that folic acid plays a vital role in preventing a major birth defect. This is in addition to the established protection against neural birth defect ...
Health Jul 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(HealthDay) -- The rheumatoid arthritis drug leflunomide is not a major cause of birth defects in women who inadvertently become pregnant while taking the drug, although pregnancy should be avoided, according ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Jul 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Standing for long periods during pregnancy may curb the growth of the developing fetus, suggests research published online in Occupational and Environmental Medicine.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jun 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Health officials in South Africa's Eastern Cape region Monday voiced concern at the increased number of children born with rare deformities.
Pediatrics Jun 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The latest advance in prenatal genetic testing purports to offer parents more detailed information than ever about the child they are expecting. But for some, the new answers could lead to another round of questions.
Genetics Jun 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Loyola researchers are taking advantage of a quirk in the evolution of fruit fly genes to help develop new weapons against cancer.
Genetics Jun 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
New research by scientists at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine may have pinpointed an underlying cause of the seizures that affect 90 percent of people with Angelman syndrome (AS), a neurodevelopmental ...
Neuroscience Jun 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Pre-birth exposure to the anti-HIV drug tenofovir does not adversely affect pregnancy outcomes and does not increase birth defects, growth abnormalities, or kidney problems in infants born to African women who are HIV positive, ...
HIV & AIDS May 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York have found new clues in the pathogenesis of skull and skin birth defects associated with a rare genetic disorder, Beare-Stevenson cutis gyrata syndrome (BSS). Using ...
Pediatrics May 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- A five-year study of home births in Oregon found an elevated rate of deaths among babies that had to be transferred to the hospital because something went wrong during the delivery.
Obstetrics & gynaecology May 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
In the United States, a baby is born with a facial cleft every hour, of every day of the year! Such birth defects result from both gene mutations and environmental insults. PRDM16 is a transcription factor originally described ...
Medical research May 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
There is now overwhelming evidence that all babies should be offered screening for heart defects at birth, according to a major new study published online in The Lancet.
Health May 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new monitoring method and blood test may provide early warnings when a child's brain isn't getting enough blood during heart surgery, according to new research presented during the American Heart Association's Emerging ...
Pediatrics Apr 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Can one feel too attached? Does one need to let go to mature? Neural stem cells have this problem, too.
Neuroscience Apr 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |