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2012-04-23 21:05:26

Move could help prevent birth defects of the brain and spine among hispanic babies Serious birth defects of the brain and spine in America's babies, particularly those of Hispanic origin, could be reduced if the nation's corn masa flour products were fortified with the B vitamin folic acid, according to a new petition filed with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) by a coalition of six organizations: Gruma Corporation Spina Bifida Association March of Dimes Foundation...

2012-03-17 23:03:24

Women who use the antidepressant Zoloft during pregnancy may face an increased risk of giving birth to a child with serious heart defects, according to the law firm of Hissey Kientz, LLP. Women who used Zoloft and gave birth to a child with heart defects or other birth defects may be eligible to file a lawsuit and receive compensation for their injuries. Austin, TX (PRWEB) March 16, 2012 Women who use the antidepressant Zoloft during pregnancy may face an increased risk of giving birth to...

2012-03-14 10:00:00

The Barrera Law Firm, based in Harlingen, TX, is assisting Texas children who were born with birth defects allegedly due to mothers taking an antidepressant such as Paxil, Zoloft, Lexapro, Wellbutrin, Prozac, Effexor and Celexa during pregnancy. Harlingen, TX (PRWEB) March 14, 2012 The Barrera Law Firm, based in Harlingen, TX, is assisting Texas children who were born with birth defects due to mothers taking an antidepressant such as Paxil, Zoloft, Lexapro, Wellbutrin, Prozac, Effexor and...

2012-02-24 08:00:00

PaxilLawsuit.com the largest online resource site for families dealing with Paxil birth defects, offers invaluable advice in response to the British Medical Journal´s findings that selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors are linked to pulmonary hypertension. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) February 24, 2012 In January of this year, the British Medical Journal reaffirmed the FDA's warning and published a study revealing that selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors (SSRIs), including Paxil, Zoloft...

2012-02-10 18:27:15

Weekday delivery is no better than night or weekend delivery for infants with birth defects, according to a new study presented today at The Pregnancy Meeting, the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine´s annual conference. The finding is good news for all parties — moms, babies and healthcare teams — and suggests that this high-risk population of women should deliver when their bodies are ready to deliver, regardless of the day or time. The study, conducted by researchers at...

2012-02-06 20:30:00

According to the study published on January 12st 2012, in the British Medical Journey infants born to women treated with SSRIs, which includes Paxil, in late pregnancy, had a two-fold increased risk for persistent pulmonary hypertension compared with infants born to women who did not use SSRIs. Paxil is a popular anti-depressant prescribed for depression, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, post- traumatic stress and premenstrual dysphonic disorder. In December 2011, GlaxoSmithKline (the...

2012-01-10 08:00:00

The US Drug Watchdog is urging women who were using Zoloft, or Prozac, while pregnant, and then gave birth to a baby with birth defects, to contact them immediately. According to the US FDA, "Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, better known as SSRI´s, are used as an antidepressant. SSRI Antidepressants have a known link to birth defects when taken while pregnant. Some of the more popular brands of Zoloft and Prozac are included." The US Drug Watchdog fears potentially thousands of...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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