News tagged with birth defect

Hollywood-style special effects give girl new ear

(AP) -- Elise Lutz never let her friends see what was left of her ear. She'd carefully style her long hair into a one-sided ponytail, or swelter under a swim cap for hours at meets, to cover the molten lump ...

Dec 20, 2010
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FDA rejects highly-anticipated diet drug Qnexa

(AP) -- Federal health regulators have decided not to approve an experimental diet pill called Qnexa, which had been touted by many experts as the most promising weight-loss drug in more than a decade.

Oct 29, 2010
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Drugs that save infants' lives

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at the University of Sydney have found the combined intake of iron-folic acid supplements with World Health Organisation (WHO)-endorsed anti-malarial drugs during pregnancy could ...

Jul 22, 2010
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