Latest spina bifida Stories

2011-03-16 11:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An international group of over 300 medical experts gathers today to discuss the most current advances in prenatal diagnosis and treatment of birth defects.

2011-02-15 08:21:53

Mother's carrying babies with spina bilfida could see major benefits by having surgery in the womb.

2011-02-11 16:29:20

The daughters of rats who took folic acid supplements before conception, during pregnancy and while breast-feeding have breast cancer rates twice as high as other rats.

2011-02-10 19:38:50

More than two thousand physicians, some of the top obstetric/gynecologists in the world who specialize in maternal-fetal medicine, especially high risk pregnancies, gathered today for their annual meeting in San Francisco to begin four days of intensive research presentations.

2011-02-10 13:40:23

Performing delicate surgery in the womb, months before birth, can substantially improve outcomes for children with a common, disabling birth defect of the spine.

2011-02-10 01:00:00

Thirty years ago, the first human fetal surgery was performed at the University of California, San Francisco.

2011-01-03 07:00:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Jan. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This January, as part of National Birth Defects Prevention Month, the Grain Foods Foundation has partnered with the March of Dimes to remind all women of child-bearing age of the important role folic acid plays in preventing birth defects.

2010-10-19 07:37:17

Girl Arrives from Algeria for Life-Changing Surgery Ryma, a petite 5-year-old girl from Algeria, is the newest arrival at The LightHouse, a ministry of ISOH/IMPACT, one of Ohio's premier disaster relief and humanitarian aid organizations.

2010-10-04 16:53:50

An increasing number of obese adolescents, particularly females, are undergoing gastric bypass surgery.

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