News tagged with malformations

Don't block folic acid in early pregnancy

Using medication that reduces or blocks the actions of folic acid during the first trimester of pregnancy (weeks 1-12), increases the risk that the growing baby will develop abnormalities. This conclusion was reached by a ...

dateOct 13, 2009 in Health
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Treating Depression in Pregnancy

A new report from the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, which is published by Elsevier in the September-October 2009 issue of General Hospital Psychiatry, explores ...

dateSep 21, 2009 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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Discovery of facial malformation gene

(PhysOrg.com) -- The first specific genetic mutation which can cause a potentially serious facial disfigurement has been identified by researchers at Oxford University. The finding, published online in the ...

dateMay 15, 2009 in Genetics
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