News tagged with birth defect

Study proves benefits of spina bifida surgery

Results of a landmark, seven-year National Institutes of Health-funded trial, Management of Myelomeningocele Study (MOMS), demonstrate clear benefit for babies who undergo fetal surgery to treat spina bifida, the most common ...

dateFeb 10, 2011 in Medical research
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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 from a severe ...

dateDec 20, 2010 in Other
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