Latest Cleft lip and palate Stories
NEW YORK and VARANASI, India, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today in Varanasi, one of Smile Train's oldest and highest performing partners, G S Memorial Plastic Surgery Hospital, will reach a new milestone - 20,000 Smile Train sponsored free cleft surgeries. G S Memorial, under the leadership of Dr.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) links Topamax® to cleft lip and cleft palate. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) May 13, 2011 The U.S.
Topamax, a medication thatâ€™s prescribed to patients who need help minimizing the symptoms of migraine headaches, has recently come under FDA scrutiny with regards to using Topamax for migraines while pregnant.
In March 2011, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration strengthened its warning against the anti-consulant drug, Topamax, because new data suggests an increased risk of birth defects such as cleft palate or cleft lip.
The American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology (ASPO) will hold its annual meeting, April 29 â€“ May 1, during the 2011 Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings (COSM) - a joint meeting of eight otolaryngological societies in Chicago, IL.
NEW YORK, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Last week in Hyderabad, India, Smile Train hosted the Smile Train Anesthesiologists and Reconstructive Surgeons (STARS) Conference, an event with more than 250 cleft surgeons and pediatric anesthesiologists, including Smile Train's Indian Medical Advisory Board members and global Medical Advisory Board members. Charles B.
BUENA PARK, Calif., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. FreshÂ®, Inc., maker of the popular FireFlyÂ® children's light-up timer toothbrush, has launched a Facebook fundraising initiative to raise awareness and funds for Smile Train, the world's largest cleft charity.
Dilantin is one of the most widely prescribed anticonvulsant drugs on the U.S. market, primarily prescribed to individuals suffering from epilepsy.
Topamax birth defect claims are being investigated across the country as parents may be unknowingly exposing infants to the anticonvulsant drug in utero, possibly increasing the risk of major birth defects.
The use of corticosteroids during pregnancy does not appear to be associated with an increased risk of orofacial clefts in infants.
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