News tagged with cleft palate
(Medical Xpress)—Breathing traffic pollution in early pregnancy is linked to a higher risk for certain serious birth defects, according to new research from the Stanford University School of Medicine.
Health Mar 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Using cutting-edge time-lapse photography, University of Southern California (USC) researchers have discovered clues to the development of the head at the cellular level, which could point scientists to ...
Medical research Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—The cellular cause of birth defects like cleft palates, missing teeth and problems with fingers and toes has been a tricky puzzle for scientists.
Medical research Sep 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- There is considerable variation in the neuropsychological, behavioral, and academic outcomes of individuals with cleft lip and palate, as the outcomes are affected by developmental level, sex, ...
Health Aug 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
US regulators were expected to decide Tuesday whether to approve the second new anti-obesity drug in 13 years, Qnexa, which studies have shown may help some people lose up to 10 percent of their body weight.
Medications Jul 17, 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
Children born with cleft lip, cleft palate and other craniofacial disorders face numerous medical challenges beyond appearance.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
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
US regulators will decide in July whether to approve Qnexa, the first obesity drug in more than a decade, extending the initial deadline by three months, the California-based drug-maker VIVUS said.
Medications Apr 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists have moved a step closer to correcting some unhealthy gene mutations with diet, according to a new research report appearing in the April 2012 issue of the journal Genetics. Researchers from the University of Cal ...
Genetics Apr 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
As they work together to form body parts, cells in developing organisms communicate like workers at a construction site. The discovery of a new signaling molecule in flies by Brown University biologists not only helps explain ...
Medical research Apr 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists have gained insight into how second-hand tobacco smoke damages the earliest stages of human embryonic development.
Medical research Mar 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 3 |
Scientists at Weill Cornell Medical College used genetic methods to successfully repair cleft lips in mice embryos specially engineered for the study of cleft lip and cleft palate. The research breakthrough may show the way ...
Genetics Nov 28, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
The overall quality of a pregnant woman's diet is linked with risk for two types of serious birth defects, a new study from the Stanford University School of Medicine has shown. In the study, women who ate better before and ...
Health Oct 03, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The use of corticosteroids during pregnancy does not appear to be associated with an increased risk of orofacial clefts in infants, according to an article in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 11, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
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