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Latest Congenital disorder Stories

2014-08-29 23:10:42

In light of a recent Zoloft lawsuit filed by a California woman in St. Clair County Circuit Court (Case No. 14-L-594), The Law Office of Melinda J. Helbock A.P.C.

2013-11-18 15:19:33

Children's congenital heart defects may be associated with their mothers' exposure to specific mixtures of environmental toxins during pregnancy.

2013-02-06 12:18:15

The number of congenital anomalies, or birth defects arising from multiple births has almost doubled since the 1980s.

2012-08-13 21:54:44

About 25,000 Danes currently live with congenital heart defects. Both heredity and environment play a role for these malformations, but exactly how various risk factors influence the development of the heart during pregnancy has been a mystery until now.

2012-05-15 22:31:43

Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York have found new clues in the pathogenesis of skull and skin birth defects associated with a rare genetic disorder, Beare-Stevenson cutis gyrata syndrome (BSS).

2012-05-04 09:11:14

Researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College and Rockefeller University have identified the first gene to be linked to a rare condition in which babies are born without a spleen, putting those children at risk of dying from infections they cannot defend themselves against.

Flies And Mice Help Scientists Get To The Heart Of Down Syndrome
2011-11-04 10:19:17

A novel study involving fruit flies and mice has allowed biologists to identify two critical genes responsible for congenital heart defects in individuals with Down syndrome.

2011-05-02 12:43:00

DENVER, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two scientists who pioneered research on the X and Y chromosomes have been chosen to receive the 2011 March of Dimes Prize in Developmental Biology.

2011-04-29 22:55:55

A gene known to be important in cardiac development has been newly associated with congenital heart malformations that result in obstruction of the left ventricular outflow tract.


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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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