Keyword Results for   'birth defect'  
Kochi hospital brings open fetal surgery to India  Aug 27, 10:22 am
Kochi, Aug. 27 (ANI): Kochi-based Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre has unveiled a centre for open fetal surgery - the first in Asia for treating complex and rare fetal conditions. With this, India joins the select club of nations after USA, France and Spain to offer open surgery on fetus.
Childbearing women on painkillers face double risk of birth defects   Jan 23, 2:09 pm
Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): Woman of childbearing age, who use doctor prescribed painkillers, face two times risk of serious birth defects in babies.
New genetic cause of male reproductive birth defects revealed  Jun 2, 9:26 am
Washington, June 2 (ANI): Researchers have defined a previously unrecognized genetic cause for two types of birth defects found in newborn boys.
Why you should abstain from alcohol before trying to conceive  May 4, 11:15 am
Washington, May 4 (ANI): A new research has suggested that women should avoid drinking alcohol before they try to get pregnant otherwise the baby may end up with intestinal birth defect.
Infants born with cleft lips can lead normal social life if treated on time  Feb 20, 3:24 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 20 (ANI): Cleft lip and cleft palate are birth defects that occur when the tissues that form the roof of the mouth and the upper lip fail to fuse from one or both sides.
Foetal alcohol syndrome heart defects may be caused by altered function and not structure  Dec 31, 2:28 pm
Washington, Dec 31 (ANI): Collection of birth defects known as foetal alcohol syndrome can cause heart problems in the baby which may be due to altered function and not structure, a new study has revealed.
Obesity linked to increasing pregnancy deaths  Dec 21, 12:41 pm
Melbourne, Dec 21 (ANI): A new study ahs suggested that rising obesity is leading to more deaths of pregnant women and an increase in birth defects.
Male birth defect linked to pesticide exposure: Study  Oct 30, 10:42 am
Washington, Oct. 30 (ANI): A research on several hundred chemicals used in commercial pesticides has found only weak evidence of anyone of them being associated with a common birth defect in male infants.
Canned food consumed by pregnant women could pose threat to fetuses  Aug 11, 2:33 pm
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): A new study has found that the food and beverages consumed regularly by pregnant women contain toxins believed to pose potential risks to developing fetuses.
Marriage between first cousins ups risk of having baby with birth defects  Jul 4, 3:17 pm
London, July 04 (ANI): The chances of having a baby with potentially life-threatening birth defects doubles in case of 'first cousin marriages', a study has revealed.
Possible cause of congenital heart disease identified  May 13, 3:34 pm
Washington, May 13 (ANI): Researchers conducting the first large-scale sequencing analysis of congenital heart disease have taken an important step in unlocking the cause of the most common type of birth defect.
Beauty claims for pregnant women debunked  Apr 28, 10:47 am
Washington, April 28 (ANI): Women around the world face many claims surrounding their beauty regimens during pregnancy.
Chemicals commonly found at home could cause breast cancer, asthma  Feb 20, 3:26 pm
London, Feb 20 (ANI): Chemicals found in every home may cause breast cancer, asthma, infertility and birth defects, health chiefs have warned.
Now, biocompatible patch to heal infants with congenital heart defects  Dec 13, 1:28 pm
Washington, December 13 (ANI): After years of effort, a team of scientists from Rice University and Texas Children's Hospital has created a material called a bioscaffold that could be sutured into the hearts of infants suffering from birth defects.
Mums-to-be urged to take folic acid and vitamin B12 to prevent birth defects  Oct 31, 1:45 pm
London, Oct 31 (ANI): Mothers-to-be have been advised to take vitamin B12 to prevent their children developing birth defects such as spina bifida.
IVF may increase risk for birth defects  Oct 21, 12:47 pm
Washington, October 21 (ANI): In vitro fertilization (IVF) may significantly increase the risk of birth defects, particularly those of the eye, heart, reproductive organs and urinary systems, new research has revealed.
Plastic additive BPA 'harms human reproduction'  Sep 25, 4:29 pm
Washington, September 25 (ANI): In a new study, researchers have found new evidence that the plastic additive BPA can disrupt women's reproductive systems, causing chromosome damage, miscarriages and birth defects.
US pub selling pregnancy test dispensers to curb birth defects  Sep 16, 1:35 pm
Washington, September 16 (ANI): Female patrons at a Minnesota pub can check to see if they're pregnant before ordering their drinks to spare unborn children from alcohol-related birth defects.
Alcohol causes 'more than one pattern of birth defects'  Aug 23, 1:48 pm
Washington, August 23 (ANI): In a new study, researchers have tried to shed light on alcohol-related birth defects.
Parent's job can raise odds of birth defects in baby  Jul 18, 3:55 pm
Washington, July 18 (ANI): Workplace exposure to organic solvents is linked to several types of heart defects at birth, a new study has revealed.
H1N1 vaccination during pregnancy may lead to poor birth outcomes   Jul 11, 2:25 pm
Washington, July 11 (ANI): A study examining the risk of adverse outcomes after receipt of the influenza A(H1N1) vaccine, has found that infants exposed to the vaccine in utero did not have a significantly increased risk of major birth defects, preterm birth, or fetal growth restriction.
Anti-HIV drug tenofovir 'safe to take during pregnancy'  May 16, 3:48 pm
Washington, May 16 (ANI): A new study has found that pre-birth exposure to the anti-HIV drug tenofovir does not adversely affect pregnancy outcomes and does not increase birth defects, growth abnormalities, or kidney problems in infants born to African women who are HIV positive.
Mutation behind rare genetic disorder identified  May 15, 4:08 pm
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Scientists have finally identified the genetic cause of a birth defect known as Hamamy syndrome.
Scientists make discovery of mutation causing genetic disorder in humans   May 14, 3:19 pm
Singapore, May 14 (Xinhua-ANI): Scientists at Singapore's Institute of Medical Biology (IMB), in collaboration with doctors and scientists in Jordan, Turkey, Switzerland and the United States, have identified the genetic cause of a birth defect known as Hamamy syndrome.
Assisted reproduction may up birth defect risk  May 6, 2:52 pm
Washington, May 6 (ANI): Researchers have identified the risk of major birth defects tied to various types of assisted reproductive technology.