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IVF May Be Linked To Birth Defects
2012-10-22 14:39:47

While in vitro fertilizationcan be a blessing for those couples struggling to conceive a child, there may be added risk of birth defects associated with IVF procedures.

Birth-defect Mystery Solved By BYU Biochemistry Professor And Students
2012-09-12 12:20:17

The cellular cause of birth defects like cleft palates, missing teeth and problems with fingers and toes has been a tricky puzzle for scientists.

2012-08-24 00:38:02

The discovery of a 'switch' that modifies a gene known to be essential for normal heart development could explain variations in the severity of birth defects in children with DiGeorge syndrome.

2012-08-24 00:16:23

A collaborative research effort by scientists at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Duke University, and University College of London in the UK, sheds new light on alcohol-related birth defects.

2012-08-05 23:03:00

Michael P. Fleming & Associates, P.C.

2012-07-18 12:30:57

Several types of job carried out by future fathers may be linked to an increased risk of birth defects in their babies.


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upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.