Latest Hypospadias Stories
Baylor College of Medicine scientists defined a previously unrecognized genetic cause for two types of birth defects found in newborn boys.
A study of several hundred chemicals used in commercial pesticides has found only weak evidence that any of them are associated with a common birth defect in male infants.
The anti-seizure drug valproate has been shown to be extremely effective, but a new study has found that it increases the risk of pregnant women giving birth to a child with spina bifida or hypospadias when taken in higher doses.
A pediatric urologist at UT Southwestern Medical Center who pioneered a surgical technique for repairing a common birth defect in boys reports the procedure is singularly effective in correcting the problem with few complications.
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In recent decades, there have been periodic reports of a worldwide decline in sperm count and quality.
Scientists have reported a link between hairspray use among pregnant women and a genital defect.
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