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2014-02-04 23:22:28

The St. Louis Fetal Care Institute is now one of 28 medical centers in the United States and Canada to become a member of the North American Fetal Therapy Network (NAFTnet), which provides a system to foster collaborative research and develop fetal interventions to improve outcomes for babies diagnosed with fetal anomalies. Saint Louis, MO (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 “The advanced fetal care and treatment provided by centers such as ours is a relatively new area of medicine. This ability...

2014-01-20 23:04:14

GIA announces the release of a trend report on Advancements in Prenatal Screening. Strong government investments and legislation of incentive measures are projected to drive advancements in prenatal screening. San Jose, California (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Prenatal diagnosis, also referred to as prenatal screening, is a procedure for investigating diseases or conditions in an embryo or fetus. In addition to identifying possible birth defects, prenatal screening...

2014-01-17 23:23:16

From January 1st to June 1st 2014, eligible students with spinal cord injuries, spina bifida, and transverse myelitis can submit their applications for one of five 180 Medical college scholarships. Winners of the award will be given $1,000 to be used for their future academic endeavors. Oklahoma City, OK (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 180 Medical, one of the leading catheter suppliers in the country, is pleased to announce that it is currently accepting applications for its 2014 College...

2014-01-06 16:27:24

New Survey Findings Prompt Grain Foods Foundation and Spina Bifida Association to Focus on Folic Acid Awareness this January WASHINGTON, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- All women are at risk for having a pregnancy affected by a birth defect, and approximately eight babies are born each day with one of the most common birth defects, neural tube defects.(1 )There are preventative measures -- in fact, if all women took the recommended amount of folic acid, up to 70 percent of neural tube...

2013-11-29 13:20:33

New research shows that pre-existing diabetes in pregnant women greatly increases the risk of death of their unborn fetus by around four-and-a-half times compared with pregnant women without diabetes, and also almost doubles the risk of death of infants after birth. The research, published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes), is by Dr Ruth Bell and Peter Tennant, Newcastle University, UK, and colleagues from Newcastle University, and the South...

2013-11-22 23:20:43

World-renowned fetal surgery pioneer N. Scott Adzick, M.D., will receive the John Scott Award, one of America’s oldest and most prestigious science awards, dedicated to the memory of Benjamin Franklin. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 World-renowned fetal surgery pioneer N. Scott Adzick, M.D., will receive the John Scott Award, one of America’s oldest and most prestigious science awards, dedicated to the memory of Benjamin Franklin, at a formal ceremony tonight at the...

2013-09-17 23:33:23

As The Wall Street Journal published on August 22, Dr. Reddy's launched a generic version of Depakote ER with a warning for life-threatening adverse reactions. 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) September 17, 2013 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, updated the website...

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...


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