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Latest Cleft lip and palate Stories

2012-05-23 23:03:10

Dr. Kulbersh appeared on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills as a result of a highly competitive fellowship under Dr.

2012-05-23 17:12:50

Children born with cleft lip, cleft palate and other craniofacial disorders face numerous medical challenges beyond appearance.

2012-05-02 15:09:41

In the United States, a baby is born with a facial cleft every hour, of every day of the year! Such birth defects result from both gene mutations and environmental insults.

2012-04-26 09:29:02

Developmental biologists at Tufts University have identified a "self-correcting" mechanism by which developing organisms recognize and repair head and facial abnormalities.

2012-02-13 23:35:19

A USC research team has pinpointed the source of a genetic disorder that causes life-threatening birth defects, which may allow doctors to quickly diagnose and better treat the disease.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.