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Bill holds doctors harmless for not warning of birth defects | Political ... - Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier



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Bill holds doctors harmless for not warning of birth defects | Political ... 
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DES MOINES ? Parents could not 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.

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Should Parents be Able to Sue Doctors for Not Disclosing Birth Defects So They Could Abort Their Baby? - LifeNews.com



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Should Parents be Able to Sue Doctors for Not Disclosing Birth Defects So They Could Abort Their Baby? 
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The Gazette reports Iowa House Republicans approved a bill in committee Wednesday to prohibit ?wrongful birth? lawsuits in the state. It passed on party lines. State Rep. Sandy Salmon said she introduced House File 2165 after the Iowa Supreme Court ...

 


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
How folic acid in flour can reduce birth defects in babies The Week UK
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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 ...
Aberdeen scientist shows link between Primodos pregnancy drug and birth defects Press and Journal
Aberdeen scientist discovers potential link between Primodos pregnancy test and birth defects The National
Controversial pregnancy tests used in the 1960s COULD have caused severe birth defects, new evidence suggests Mirror.co.uk

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Epilepsy drugs raise chances of birth defect | Ireland | The Times - The Times



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Epilepsy drugs raise chances of birth defect | Ireland | The Times 
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More than one in 12 children born in Ireland to women taking drug treatments for epilepsy since 2001 has had birth defects, a watchdog has said.The Irish regist.

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Italian Study Examines Tysabri and Risk for Miscarriage and Birth Defects - Multiple Sclerosis News Today



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Italian Study Examines Tysabri and Risk for Miscarriage and Birth Defects 
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Pregnant women with multiple sclerosis (MS) exposed to Tysabri (natalizumab) in the first trimester had higher rates of miscarriage and major birth defects in their babies, than women left untreated or treated with interferon beta, a study shows ...

 


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 reported in states with local spread of Zika, including Florida Miami Herald
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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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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

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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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