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2013-08-28 23:27:18

180 Medical recently announced the 2013 recipients of the 180 Medical Scholarships, developed to honor young adults with spinal cord injuries, spina bifida, transverse myelitis, and/or a neurogenic bladder who pursue goals of higher education. A $1,000 college scholarship has been given to five students attending a two-year, four-year, or graduate school program full time in the fall. Oklahoma City, OK (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 180 Medical is honored to offer a scholarship program to help...

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

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online 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. The finding allows for women who suffer from seizures to make a more informed decision when deciding if they want to have a child. "For many women on epilepsy medication, the desire to start a family can be...

2013-08-19 23:22:58

As Businessweek published on August 16, a new lawsuit alleges that Abbott engaged in racketeering when it led an effort to market Depakote for unapproved uses. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, inform that they are now providing advice, including how to get in contact with legal counsel, to people potentially affected by Depakote side effects. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, updated the website recently...

2013-06-24 23:25:00

Over 250 children who received prenatal care at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment gathered with their families to celebrate 17 years of hope at special fetal surgery patient reunion Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) June 23, 2013 Over 1,300 people from 16 states came together today at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) to celebrate the 17th Annual Family Reunion hosted by the Hospital’s Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment....

2013-06-19 23:25:58

J&B Medical Supply Company is pleased to participate in the Spina Bifida Walk-N-Roll event in Sterling State Park in Monroe Michigan, on Saturday, June 22, 2013. The focus of the event is to raise awareness of Spina Bifida, to understand the challenges those with this condition face, and to raise funds to support the local chapter of the Spina Bifida Association. Wixom, MI (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 J&B Medical Supply Company is pleased to participate in the Spina Bifida Walk-N-Roll...

2013-06-06 23:17:14

The world´s most experienced fetal diagnosis and fetal surgery team hits record-breaking milestone Philadelphia, Pa. (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 Eighteen years after opening its internationally prominent Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment, The Children´s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) celebrates 1,000 fetal surgeries — highly complex surgical interventions to repair birth defects in the womb. Approximately 4,000 fetal surgeries have been done worldwide, meaning a quarter of...

2013-06-06 08:29:13

The world's most experienced fetal diagnosis and therapy team hits record-breaking milestone PHILADELPHIA, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Seventeen years after opening its internationally prominent Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) celebrates 1,000 fetal surgeries - highly complex surgical interventions to repair birth defects in the womb. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2013-05-07 23:27:06

According to court data, on April 29, 2013, several plaintiffs filed a lawsuit in Illinois Southern District Court alleging serious birth defects caused by their mothers´ ingestion of Depakote during pregnancy. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, informs that they are now providing advice, including how to get in contact with legal counsel, to people potentially affected by Depakote side effects. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 AttorneyOne.com, a...

2013-05-06 23:25:00

Spinabifida.net recently optimized their website to provide visitors a better experience and a more efficient way to access information on neural tube defects in particular, spina bifida. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 With a new search engine optimized website, Spinabifida.net is now offering the community an online site that generates more efficient search on neural tube defects such as spina bifida. The website also caters to those seeking information on spina bifida related...

2013-04-29 23:02:42

Surgery is the 22nd fetal myelomeningocele repair conducted at the St. Louis Fetal Care Institute. Saint Louis, MO (PRWEB) April 29, 2013 A better chance of walking, along with reduced brain and nerve damage, is what doctors at the St. Louis Fetal Care Institute are working toward for babies with the most severe from of spina bifida, myelomeningocele. Myelomeningocele is caused when the back´s bones do not close over to protect the spinal cord. It can cause paralysis and brain damage...