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Environmental Factors in Birth Defects: What We Need to Know by Environmental Health Posted Wed 30 Sep 2009 9:00pm Environmental Factors in Birth Defects: What We Need to Know Formal Correction: This article has been formally corrected to address the following errors. Jump to Bob Weinhold, MA ... Read on »
Roundup: Birth Defects Caused By World's Top-Selling Weedkiller, Scientists Say. by Stephen Tvedten Patient Expert Posted Fri 24 Jun 2011 10:02am Roundup: Birth Defects Caused By World's Top-Selling Weedkiller, Scientists Say WASHINGTON -- The chemical at the heart of the planet’s most widely used herbicide -- Roundup weedkiller, used in farms and gardens across the U.S. -- is coming under more intense scrutiny following the release of a new report calling for a heightened regulatory r ... Read on »
GMO soya causing birth defects in Argentina thanks to glyphosate by Jennifer Lance Patient Expert Posted Sun 02 Jun 2013 12:00am Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to for updates on this topic. Soya was once considered a superfood. As with any trendy food from afar, deforestation and use of herbicides increases as poor farmers grow more high priced food. I am guilty of jumping on the superfood bandwagon, especially with chia seeds lat ... Read on »
Fertility Treatments May Raise Risk for Birth Defects: Study by HealthFinder Posted Sat 20 Oct 2012 1:00pm healthnewslink But researchers say couples shouldn't be alarmed because absolute risk is small. By Mary Brophy Marcus HealthDay Reporter ... Read on »
Research links rise in Falluja birth defects and cancers to US assault/ The Guardian by Meryl Nass Posted Fri 31 Dec 2010 9:54am • Defects in newborns 11 times higher than normal • 'War contaminants' from 2004 attack could be cause  By Martin Chulov at the Guardian White phosphorous smoke screens are fired by the US army as part of an early morning patrol in November 2004 on the outskirts of Falluja, Iraq, in preparation for an offe ... Read on »
Is Your Disease on the RARE List™ – If So, More Bad News! by Chris H. Posted Mon 06 Feb 2012 3:01pm I wonder if people truly understand what it means if their rare disease or disorder is on the RARE List™? Last week, the R.A.R.E. Project and  Global Genes Project , leading patient advocacy organizations representing the rare disease community, issued the RARE List™ , a stunning 65 page ... Read on »
Study Links Pollutants to a 450 Percent Increase in Risk of Birth Defects. by Stephen Tvedten Patient Expert Posted Sun 23 Oct 2011 11:57am http://www.utexas.edu/news/2011/10/19/finnell_birth_defects/ Study Links Pollutants to a 450 Percent Increase in Risk of Birth Defects AUSTIN, Texas — Pesticides and pollutants are related to a 450 percent increase in the risk of spina bifida and anencephaly in rural China, according to scientists at The University of Texas at Austin an ... Read on »
Birth Defects Plague Tiny California Town..... by Stephen Tvedten Patient Expert Posted Mon 08 Feb 2010 12:00am Birth Defects Plague Tiny California Town Fueled by Recent EPA Investigation, Activists Plan Door-to-Door Canvas for More Victims By SARAH NETTER - Feb. 8, 2010— Emmanuel Alatorre Andrade is a happy baby. At 20 months, he is doted on by his parents and his 4-year-old sister. But he's also at the center of a growing outcry among parent ... Read on »
Soap and Water Prevent Birth Defects by Lisa Posted Thu 11 Jun 2009 8:11pm Few women of child-bearing age realize that plain old soap and water can prevent the #1 viral cause of birth defects, congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV). Although CMV causes more birth defects than Down syndrome, more than half of OB/GYNs surveyed admitted they don't routinely caution their patients how to avoid the virus (survey ... Read on »
Genetics Home Reference: abdominal wall defect by nih.gov Posted Fri 17 Aug 2012 3:27pm On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis Additional information Other names Glossary definitions Reviewed August 2012 What is abdominal wall defect? An abdominal wall defect is an opening in the abdomen through which va ... Read on »