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Exposure to air pollution just before or after conception raises risk of birth defects - Science Daily



HealthDay
 
Exposure to air pollution just before or after conception raises risk of birth defects 
Science Daily
They linked the geographic coordinates of the mother's residence for each birth with the nearest monitoring station and calculated average exposures. They then estimated the association between abnormalities at birth and the mother's exposure to ...
Is Air Pollution a Threat to a Fetus? U.S. News & World Report
How air pollution exposure during early pregnancy can harm babies New Kerala

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Air pollution exposure before or after conception linked to increased risk of birth defects in children - News-Medical.net



Cincinnati Business Courier
 
Air pollution exposure before or after conception linked to increased risk of birth defects in children 
News-Medical.net
Women exposed to air pollution just prior to conception or during the first month of pregnancy face an increased risk of their children being born with birth defects, such as cleft lip or palate or abnormal hearts. Although the increased risk is modest ...
Exposure to air pollution just before or after conception raises risk of ... EurekAlert (press release)
UC-Cincinnati Children's study links air pollution, birth defects Cincinnati Business Courier
Researchers say air pollution increases risk of birth defects Deccan Chronicle
HeraldScotland 
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Sicilians take aim at oil 'monster' they blame for children's birth defects - The Guardian



The Guardian
 
Sicilians take aim at oil 'monster' they blame for children's birth defects 
The Guardian
Mortality rates are higher than elsewhere on the island, and the town has an unusually high rate of birth defects, including the highest rate in the world of a rare urethra disorder. ?There were tragedies that happened daily in the city,? said Luigi ...

 


50 years ago, folate deficiency was linked to birth defects - Science News



Science News
 
50 years ago, folate deficiency was linked to birth defects 
Science News
Since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration required that all enriched grain products contain the vitamin starting in 1998, birth defects have been prevented in about 1,300 babies each year. But some women still don't get enough folate, while others ...

 


Mia Foundation works to rescue animals with birth defects - Gainesville Sun



Gainesville Sun
 
Mia Foundation works to rescue animals with birth defects 
Gainesville Sun
Ryan and Calie Osborne are shown with their dogs, from left, Griffin, who has a cleft lip, Murphy, who has a cleft lip and cataracts, and Sue, who has a liver disorder, at their family home near Newberry on Nov. 22. The dogs were all adopted through ...

 


Top up on vitamin to prevent birth defects, women told - The Times



The Times
 
Top up on vitamin to prevent birth defects, women told 
The Times
A third of women are failing to take the recommended levels of a key nutrient during pregnancy. A study by Safefood warned that one in three expectant mothers were not meeting blood folate levels recommended by the World Health Organisation to prevent ...

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



Daily Mail
 
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 ...

 


Researcher receives $400K to study neural tube birth defects - The Recorder



The Recorder
 
Researcher receives $400K to study neural tube birth defects 
The Recorder
AMHERST ? A University of Massachusetts researcher is using a three-year, $400,000 grant to study the biomechanical forces and chemical factors that cause birth defects of brain and spinal cord in the first few weeks of fetal development. Known as ...

 


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



Telegraph.co.uk
 
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
The Bolton News  -The Sun 
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Mulkey's unborn 1st grandchild dealing with birth defects - USA TODAY



USA TODAY
 
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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