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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.
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.
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.
London, Feb 20 (ANI): Chemicals found in every home may cause breast cancer, asthma, infertility and birth defects, health chiefs have warned.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Hazardous toxins found in 'nontoxic' nail polish Apr 12, 12:04 pm
Melbourne, Apr 12 (ANI): California state regulators have released a list of common nail polishes that claim to be toxin-free but actually contain chemicals that are linked to cancer and birth defects.
Birth defect causes 'unlocked' Apr 6, 2:32 pm
Melbourne, Apr 6 (ANI): Researchers have long suspected that genes or environmental factors play a role in causing birth defects.
Diabetes during pregnancy 'quadruples birth defects risk' Feb 6, 12:21 pm
London, Jan 6 (ANI): Diabetes during pregnancy increases the risk of birth defects, such as congenital heart disease and spina bifida, by four-fold, researchers say.
Washington, Dec 13 (ANI): Kids of childhood cancer survivors are not at an increased risk for birth defects stemming from their parents' exposure to chemotherapy or radiation, a new study has revealed.
Pollutants linked to 450 percent increase in risk of birth defects Oct 20, 12:49 pm
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): Pesticides and coal and oil pollutants increase the risk of certain birth defects including spina bifida and anencephaly by an alarming 450 percent in rural China, a new research has revealed.
High BP in early pregnancy ups risk of birth defects in offspring Oct 19, 12:40 pm
Washington, Oct 19 (ANI): A new study has found that women with high blood pressure (hypertension) in early stages of pregnancy are more likely to have babies with birth defects, irrespective of commonly prescribed medicines for their condition.
Washington, Oct 17 (ANI): Scientists have identified a key enzyme that significantly increases the risk of neural tube defects such as spina bifida and some heart defects among babies born to women with diabetes.
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