Psychology & Psychiatry

More cleft lip surgeries at age 8 to 10 years tied to later anxiety

(HealthDay)—Having an increased number of surgeries between ages 8 and 10 years is associated with increased anxiety and depressive symptoms in teenagers with cleft lip and palate, according to a study published in the ...

Medical research

What everyone should know about cleft lip

After discussing actor Joaquin Phoenix's appearance on her talk show earlier this month, Wendy Williams received near universal condemnation for mocking those affected with cleft lip—a common birth defect in which the upper ...

Genetics

Breakthrough in cleft lip and palate research

Four genes have been identified which work together to cause cleft lip and palate, in an international research collaboration with researchers from UNSW Sydney and the University of Washington.

Genetics

Researchers discover an important clue to help predict disease

The more information you have, the better able you are to predict what will happen next. Clinicians and health researchers often look at gene mutation to predict whether a fetus is at risk for a birth defect, or a person ...

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