News tagged with birth defect
Patients with wider cleft palates appear more likely to postoperatively develop velopharyngeal insufficiency, a condition characterized by hypernasal speech and nasal air escape when speaking, according to a study published ...
Surgery Apr 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Some nail polishes commonly found in California salons and advertised as free of a so-called "toxic trio" of chemicals actually have high levels of agents linked to birth defects, according to state ...
Health Apr 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Women who'd like to become pregnant -- especially those who are taking medications for chronic conditions -- may need to add something to their to-do list: Plan, plan, plan.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Apr 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Australian scientists have discovered for the first time how nature and nurture combine to increase the risk for women of giving birth to a baby with congenital defects, according to a study published today.
Medical research Apr 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A USC research team has pinpointed the source of a genetic disorder that causes life-threatening birth defects, which may allow doctors to quickly diagnose and better treat the disease.
Medical research Feb 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Weekday delivery is no better than night or weekend delivery for infants with birth defects, according to a new study presented today at The Pregnancy Meeting, the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's annual conference. ...
Health Feb 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
In a study to be presented today at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting, in Dallas, Texas, researchers will report findings that indicate that women who deliver their first baby ...
Health Feb 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Pregnant women with diabetes are almost four times more likely to have a baby with a birth defect than women without the condition and the likelihood is linked to the mother's glucose level, ...
Diabetes Feb 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC), The Jackson Laboratory and other institutes have uncovered 27 new candidate genes for congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH), a common and often deadly birth defect.
Genetics Feb 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Mums-to-be who are both overweight and smoke during their pregnancy risk damaging their baby's developing heart, finds research published online in Heart.
Overweight and Obesity Jan 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers with the National Childrens Study at South Dakota State University, in collaboration with Dr. H. Eugene Hoyme, chief academic officer at Sanford Health and president and senior scientist ...
Other Jan 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Doctors in Brazil said Thursday they have decided for now not to attempt to surgically separate a set of conjoined twins who have two heads but share one body and various vital organs.
Other Dec 22, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A woman born without arms or legs on Monday won the right to have the class action she is leading against the firms behind thalidomide, a sedative blamed for birth defects, proceed in Australia.
Other Dec 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A new study published in the journal Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology reveals that fetal tracheal occlusion (FETO) improves infant survival rate in severe cases of congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH).
Other Dec 14, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
More than one baby in every 50 is born with a birth defect (congenital anomaly) according to the latest annual report by the British Isles Network of Congenital Anomaly Registers (BINOCAR) significantly more common ...
Health Dec 14, 2011 | not rated yet | 0