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Congenital Heart Defects by Susan May Patient Expert potential causes and opportunities for preventing congenital heart defects and promoting the health... of children and adults affected by congenital heart defects. CDC’s research on the causes of heart defects...
I am not a rat. I am a stroke survivor that had a congenital heart defect called PFO (patent foramen ovale) and I fought like he by David D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven , I was born with a congenital heart defect called a PFO that caused my stroke, and I decided a drug (yes... medical management (drug therapy) vs. surgically correcting my underlying heart defect.  My stroke...
Congenital Heart Defects Awareness Week by Stephanie B. Patient Expert As everyone by now knows, Aiden was born with a few significant heart defects. Aiden was born... - the day after Valentine's Day. This week - February 7th - 14th is National Congenital Heart Defect Week...
Roundup: Birth Defects Caused By World's Top-Selling Weedkiller, Scientists Say. by Stephen Tvedten Patient Expert Roundup: Birth Defects Caused By World's Top-Selling Weedkiller, Scientists Say WASHINGTON... biotechnology giant Monsanto in 1976, causes birth defects in the embryos of laboratory animals. Founded...
Single gene defect can cause str ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Single gene defect can cause stroke, other artery diseases UT Houston researchers publish study..., the most common type of heart disease, is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States...
Your Headache Could Be Caused By Heart Disease! by Ng Peng Hock Patient Expert . In clinical trials conducted worldwide, researchers are closing a passageway through the heart in migraine... reduced after the operation. The passage through the heart is known as the patent foramen ovale (PFO...
Today is National Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Day! by meredith Patient Expert that she had a combination of 4 defects.  A hole between the upper chambers of her heart, a hole between the lower chambers... Not just Valentine's Day ;). Considering we have six special little heart kiddo's in our family...
New Report Confirms Monsanto’s Round-Up Causes Birth Defects by Jennifer Lance Patient Expert heart defect, I couldn’t help but wonder.  Unfortunately, it’s not something easily proven.  Ironically, the vineyard is owned by a doctor. I knew seven years ago the potential of Round-Up to cause birth defects...
Leading Cause of Infant Death - Congenital Birth Defects by Robin P. Patient ExpertHealth Maven of the body such as heart defects or neural tubes. Causes may be from nutrient deficiencies to contaminants or... The leading cause of infant death in the U.S. results from congenital birth defects. Three to five...
A Hole in the Heart-Good PFO Tipsheet by stroke.org by David D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven ? Did doctors check to see if the stroke or TIA may have been caused by a “hole” in the heart called a patent.... Many PFO-related strokes are called cryptogenic, meaning they have no apparent cause. What is a PFO...

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Introduction Congenital heart disease differs from other heart defects in that it is pre ... » Read on
Complications If not treated, congenital heart defects will cause poor growth, thickening of the tips of ... » Read on