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Latest Hypospadias Stories

2014-06-03 13:14:59

Baylor College of Medicine scientists defined a previously unrecognized genetic cause for two types of birth defects found in newborn boys.

2013-10-30 10:41:35

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.

Effective Epilepsy Drug Valproate May Cause Birth Defects
2013-08-26 10:47:52

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.

2011-06-15 20:40:39

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.

2009-06-05 10:10:31

In recent decades, there have been periodic reports of a worldwide decline in sperm count and quality.

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2008-11-21 08:10:00

Scientists have reported a link between hairspray use among pregnant women and a genital defect.


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