Birth Defects

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Accutane®-Exposed Pregnancies

Answers to frequently asked questions about Accutane®-exposed pregnancies.... [more]

Key Findings from Recent Birth Defects and Pediatric Genetics Branch Projects

The rate of birth defects-associated deaths declined and deaths associated with genetic diseases increased slightly from 1979 to 1992.... [more]

MTHFR Gene Variants and Birth Defects

Statistics and facts from research on the correlation between MTHFR gene variants and birth defects.... [more]

Use of Folic Acid Alone to Prevent Neural Tube Defects

Facts and statistics about the use of folic acid in pregnancy to reduce the incidents of neural tube defects.... [more]

Pyloric Stenosis Linked to Use of Oral Erythromycin in Newborns

Statistics and facts about the links and correlations between pyloric stenosis and the use of oral erythromycin in newborns.... [more]

International Trends in Rates of Hypospadias and Cryptorchidism

Facts and statistics about international trends in the rates of the birth defects hypospadias and cryptorchidism in males... [more]

Trends and Patterns of Birth Defects and Genetic Diseases Associated Mortality in United States, 197

Statistics, and answers to questions about research on birth defects and genetic diseases.... [more]

Medical Progress in the Prevention of Neural Tube Defects

Answers to frequestly asked questions about neural tube birth defects.... [more]

Left and Right Sides of the Body Are Differentially Susceptible to Birth Defects

Statistics and facts about research done regarding birth defects and different parts of the human body.... [more]

New Study Identifies Infants at Greatest Health Risk

Research studies reveal the factors that put infants at greatest health risks.... [more]

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