Surgery

Costs, complications up for minorities in cleft palate repair

(HealthDay)—Racial-minority populations incur higher costs and experience higher rates of complications in cleft palate repair, according to a study published in the June issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

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

In-utero treatment reverses cleft palate in mice

Researchers at University of Utah Health clarified a molecular pathway responsible for the formation of cleft palate and identified a new treatment to reverse this defect in mouse pups in-utero. These findings, published ...

Dentistry

Understanding genetic synergy in cleft palate

Like all of the individual elements of fetal development, palate growth is a marvel of nature. In part of this process, ledges of tissue on the sides of the face grow downwards on each side of the tongue, then upward, fusing ...

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