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'Rock star' baby survives rare birth defects - Lake Geneva Regional News



Lake Geneva Regional News
 
'Rock star' baby survives rare birth defects 
Lake Geneva Regional News
The surgeons did not attempt to move any organs around ? they determined that the rare syndrome was not life-threatening ? but they fixed heart defects that were extremely serious. With the surgery declared a success, parents Josh and Rita Moore are ...

 


Smoking e-cigarettes while pregnant could increase risk of birth defects, study suggests - The Independent



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Smoking e-cigarettes while pregnant could increase risk of birth defects, study suggests 
The Independent
Smoking e-cigarettes during pregnancy could cause birth defects of the face and oral cavity, new research suggests. Researchers at the Virginia Commonwealth University exposed frog embryos and mammalian neural crest cells to chemicals in to test ...

 


New technique may reveal clues about role of centromeres in Down syndrome, other birth defects - News-Medical.net



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New technique may reveal clues about role of centromeres in Down syndrome, other birth defects 
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Which also makes it a key suspect in birth defects, cancers and other diseases that arise from cell division problems. Now, a new technique may force this mysterious stretch of DNA to give up its secrets at last. Already, the first test of the approach ...

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Vaping while pregnant could cause crippling facial birth defects, new research warns - Daily Mail



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Vaping while pregnant could cause crippling facial birth defects, new research warns 
Daily Mail
Vaping while pregnant could cause babies to be born with disfiguring birth defects to their faces and heads, a new study suggests. The researchers found that exposure to e-cigarette vapor damaged cells that would eventually become facial features in ...

 


Hormone pregnancy tests 'do not' cause birth defects, regulator rules - Telegraph.co.uk



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Hormone pregnancy tests 'do not' cause birth defects, regulator rules 
Telegraph.co.uk
Hormone pregnancy tests do not cause birth defects, a watchdog has ruled, prompting accusations of a Government cover-up and threats of legal action. A three-year investigation by The Commission on Human Medicines (CHM) concluded yesterday that the ...
Anger after report finds birth defects not caused by hormone pregnancy tests The Guardian
Hormone pregnancy test did not cause birth defects The Times
'Bitter disappointment' over birth defect pregnancy drug ruling Yorkshire Post
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Mulkey's unborn 1st grandchild dealing with birth defects - USA TODAY



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Mulkey's unborn 1st grandchild dealing with birth defects 
USA TODAY
WACO, Texas (AP) ? Baylor coach Kim Mulkey is preparing to become a grandmother for the first time, exciting news for her that is tempered by word that the unborn child is dealing with two major birth defects. Makenzie Fuller, in her third season on ...

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How fever in early pregnancy may lead to birth defects - The Oakland Press



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How fever in early pregnancy may lead to birth defects 
The Oakland Press
While birth defects of the heart and face can have a genetic cause, that doesn't explain all cases of these common health problems. In the United States, more than 35,000 babies are born with congenital heart defects each year. Nearly 4,500 infants are ...

 


Pregnant woman got no information on drug linked to birth defects - Irish Times



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Pregnant woman got no information on drug linked to birth defects 
Irish Times
Minister for Health Simon Harris said his officials would contact the Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) after it emerged that a pharmacy had dispensed an epilepsy drug with no information leaflet. The drug can cause birth defects or ...

 


VCU study: Vaping while pregnant could lead to birth defects - WRIC



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VCU study: Vaping while pregnant could lead to birth defects 
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(WRIC) ? A recent study from Virginia Commonwealth University found that using e-cigarettes during pregnancy can cause birth defects. The defects would affect the baby's oral cavity and face, according to the study. The research findings add to ...
Vaping while pregnant could cause craniofacial birth defects, study shows Medical Xpress

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Smoking E-cigarettes While Pregnant Could Cause Birth Defects - IFLScience



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Smoking E-cigarettes While Pregnant Could Cause Birth Defects 
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Conversation about whether or not e-cigarettes are a better alternative to smoking tobacco cigarettes is a hot topic at the moment. Now, a new study shows that it could in fact be an unhealthy choice, especially for pregnant women. The study, published ...