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Acetaminophen Use Alters Sex Hormones, May Cause Birth Defects? - Medscape



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Acetaminophen Use Alters Sex Hormones, May Cause Birth Defects? 
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"The current work identifies depletion of sulfated sex hormones as a potential mechanism" for genital malformation at birth in boys, say Isaac V Cohen, a PharmD candidate at the University California, San Diego, and who works at Human Longevity, in San ...

 


Iowa bill holds doctors harmless for not warning of birth defects | The ... - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines



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Iowa bill holds doctors harmless for not warning of birth defects | The ... 
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
DES MOINES ? Parents would have no cause of action to sue a doctor who failed to inform them their child might be born with birth defects under a bill approved on a party-line vote Wednesday in the House Judiciary Committee. House File 2165 arose as a ...

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Low carb diets like Atkins, Paleo, Keto raise risk of birth defects including spina bifida - Guardian (blog)



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Low carb diets like Atkins, Paleo, Keto raise risk of birth defects including spina bifida 
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What is new about this study is its suggestion that low carbohydrate intake could increase the risk of having a baby with a neural tube defect by 30 percent. ?This is concerning because low carbohydrate diets are fairly popular. ?This finding ...

 


Government Urged To Fortify Food With Folic Acid To Prevent Birth Defects - Forbes



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Government Urged To Fortify Food With Folic Acid To Prevent Birth Defects 
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The UK government should fortify food with folic acid to protect babies from serious birth defects, say researchers. A study published today shows that the maximum suggested intake for folic acid is based on flawed data, and is not related to ...
Deaths or birth defects of thousands due to folic acid 'avoidable tragedy' Telegraph.co.uk
Low-Carb Diets Boost Risk of Serious Birth Defects WebMD
Folic acid: Government urged to fortify flour to prevent birth defects ITV News
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Zika Linked to a Spike in Birth Defects in the US - TIME



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Zika Linked to a Spike in Birth Defects in the US 
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Areas in the United States where Zika spread locally, like Florida and Texas, experienced a spike in birth defects. According to a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), areas in South Florida, parts of Texas and ...
More birth defects in US areas with local Zika spread CBS News
Zika Tied to Rise in US Birth Defects: CDC WebMD
More birth defects in US areas with Zika: US health officials Reuters
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Not just Zika: Other mosquito-borne viruses may cause birth defects, study suggests - STAT



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Not just Zika: Other mosquito-borne viruses may cause birth defects, study suggests 
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hen scientists discovered that the Zika virus was causing birth defects 1, it seemed to catch the world off guard. The mosquito-borne virus could slip from mother to fetus and damage the developing brain, leaving newborns with a range of serious ...
Relatives of Zika virus may also cause birth defects: study - Xinhua ... Xinhua
Viruses Related to Zika May Also Harm Fetuses The Scientist

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Popular diet could increase risk of birth defects - Medical News Today - Medical News Today



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Popular diet could increase risk of birth defects - Medical News Today 
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For the first time, a low-carbohydrate diet during pregnancy has been linked with a significant increase in the risk of birth defects.
Low carbohydrate intake in mothers linked to risk of birth defects ... International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics

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More birth defects in Texas, other states where Zika spread ... - Houston Chronicle



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More birth defects in Texas, other states where Zika spread ... 
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Birth defects strongly linked to the Zika virus during pregnancy increased in Puerto Rico, southern Florida and one southern Texas county where mosquitoes infected women in 2016, according to a new report. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...
Did Zika really cause an increase in birth defects in Texas ... Chron.com

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Local Zika Transmission in U.S. Tied to Rise in Birth Defects - AAFP News



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Local Zika Transmission in U.S. Tied to Rise in Birth Defects 
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The CDC reports areas of the United States with local Zika virus transmission in late 2016 saw a rise in birth defects associated with Zika infection.
Brazil sees 3,000 Zika-related birth defects in past two years ... Xinhua

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Thousands of women could be in line for compensation after new research discovers controversial pregnancy test used ... - Daily Mail



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Thousands of women could be in line for compensation after new research discovers controversial pregnancy test used ... 
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A controversial hormonal pregnancy test from the 1960s and 70s may have caused serious birth defects, new research suggests. When components of the test, known as Primodos, are given to embryonic zebrafish, the animals display significantly reduced ...
Controversial pregnancy tests used in the 1960s COULD have caused severe birth defects, new evidence suggests Mirror.co.uk
Aberdeen scientist discovers potential link between Primodos pregnancy test and birth defects The National

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