News tagged with birth defect

Chromosomal abnormality found for inherited clubfoot

Although clubfoot is one of the most common congenital birth defects, few genetic causes have been found. Now, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found what they believe to be the most ...

dateJul 01, 2010 in Genetics
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Birth defect total in California town now at 6

(AP) -- The local health director says a sixth birth-defect case has been confirmed in Kettleman City, where residents are battling plans to expand California's largest hazardous-waste landfill.

dateFeb 02, 2010 in Health
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