Latest birth defects Stories
New medical research study adds to body of data raising concerns about anti-depressant use and birth defects.
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.
The cellular cause of birth defects like cleft palates, missing teeth and problems with fingers and toes has been a tricky puzzle for scientists.
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.
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.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).