Quantcast

Latest birth defects Stories

2008-09-26 12:00:35

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has awarded Abt Associates contracts totaling $4.9 million to provide data collection and project management services for the on-going National Birth Defects Prevention Study.

2008-07-31 21:00:37

Women with diabetes before they become pregnant are three to four times more likely to have a child with one or multiple birth defects, U.S. officials said.

2008-07-30 18:00:17

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ATLANTA - Diabetic women who get pregnant are three to four times more likely to have a child with birth defects than other women, according to new government research.

5dba2fb27fff7c3947742ded7cf115191
2008-07-30 09:30:00

Diabetic women who get pregnant are three to four times more likely to have a child with birth defects than other women, according to new government research.

2008-07-22 06:00:45

By Mary Brophy Marcus Pregnant women who take the epilepsy drug topiramate may increase their newborn's risk of birth defects, especially if they combine the drug with other epilepsy medications, according to a small study in this week's Neurology.

f650cdd27391556e058e834d5e23f5b61
2008-05-25 09:10:00

There's a growing push to better understand the male half of reproductive health. New technologies are allowing scientists to delve further into male fertility.

6126d6be72ddbc3775f1e93d329671bf1
2008-03-21 01:55:00

Researchers at University of California, Berkeley, report that men with low levels of folate are at an increased risk for sperm containing too many or too few chromosomes, which can cause birth defects and miscarriages.

2006-03-17 13:24:49

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women who take decongestants during pregnancy don't appear to risk having poor outcomes or to be putting their baby at risk for birth defects, a Swedish team reports. A runny nose during pregnancy -- so-called pregnancy rhinitis -- "is a rather common complaint." Dr.

2006-03-08 12:39:53

By Will Boggs, MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Birth defects appear to be uncommon in infants born to women infected with West Nile virus (WNV) during pregnancy, according to a new report.

2006-01-30 16:50:00

By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Nearly 8 million children are born with birth defects around the world every year and most of them either die or are disabled for life as a result, according to a report released on Monday.


Word of the Day
lahar
  • A volcanic mudflow.
The word 'lahar' comes from Javanese.
Related