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Research & Reviews  206 results

The role of neurosurgeons in global public health: the case of folic acid fortification...
Journal of Neurosurgery. Pediatrics; Shlobin NA, Roach JT et. al.

Nov 6th, 2022 - The global neurosurgery movement arose at the crossroads of unmet neurosurgical needs and public health to address the global burden of neurosurgical disease. The case of folic acid fortification (FAF) of staple foods for the prevention of spina b...

Global prevalence of congenital anencephaly: a comprehensive systematic review and meta...
Reproductive Health; Salari N, Fatahi B et. al.

Oct 18th, 2022 - Anencephaly is a fatal congenital anomaly characterized by the absence of brain hemispheres and cranial arch. Timely preventive measures can be taken by knowing the exact prevalence of this common neural tube defect; thus, carried out through syst...

Imaging of Congenital Malformations of the Brain.
Clinics in Perinatology; Fenton LZ

Sep 17th, 2022 - Brain formation is a continuous and complicated process that is historically categorized by the timing of development. The earliest disorders of dorsal induction occur in the first month of gestation and include anencephaly and cephalocele. Disord...

Detection rates of a national fetal anomaly screening programme: a national cohort study.
BJOG : an International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaeco... Aldridge N, Pandya P et. al.

Sep 3rd, 2022 - Measure condition-specific detection rates for 14 physical conditions screened for by the NHS fetal anomaly screening programme (FASP) fetal anomaly (FA) ultrasound scan. Retrospective audit of 12,694 diagnoses across a three-year national cohort....

The Moro reflex: insights into the pathophysiology of generalized tonic-clonic seizures...
Epileptic Disorders : International Epilepsy Journal With... Brigo F, Porro A et. al.

Jul 30th, 2022 - The Moro reflex (MR) is a primitive reflex that disappears after the first three months of life. It was described by the Austrian paediatrician Ernst Moro (1874-1951) in 1918, although the earliest visual representation of the MR dates back to the...

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Guidelines  1 results

Practice Bulletin No. 187: Neural Tube Defects.
Obstetrics and Gynecology;

Dec 1st, 2017 - Neural tube defects (NTDs) are congenital structural abnormalities of the central nervous system and vertebral column. Neural tube defects may occur as an isolated malformation, in combination with other malformations, as part of a genetic syndrom...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  6 results

Congenital Anomalies in Infants of Diabetic Mother

May 26th, 2022 - Infants of diabetic mothers have been shown in several studies to have an increased frequency of malformations. In previous studies, an increased frequency of several specific malformations has been noted, including anencephaly, bilateral renal ag...

Metals/Vitamins Levels in NTD

Aug 31st, 2021 - Detailed Description: This observational case-control study will be conducted at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cengiz Gokcek Public Hospital, Gaziantep, Turkey, between August 2020 and March 2021. The protocol was approved by the Et...

Genetics of Spina Bifida and Anencephaly

Apr 2nd, 2020 - The goal of this research study is to discover the genetic and environmental factors that contribute to the cause of neural tube defects such as spina bifida and anencephaly. Ultimately, this type of research may result in improved diagnosis, impr...

Vitamin B9 Supplementation Recommendations in Rennes CHU

Dec 12th, 2019 - Neural tube closure defects are among the most common birth defects. They are also called Spina Bifida or spinal dysraphism. According to the latest epidemiological studies in Europe based on the EUROCAT register (1991-2011), the prevalence of neu...

Genetics of Neural Tube Defects

Dec 3rd, 2010 - The Genetics of Neural Tube Defects Study at the University of Miami: The University of Miami John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics is looking for families to participate in research to identify the genetic and environmental factors that co...

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News  36 results

Folic Acid Being Added to Some Flour 

Sep 20th, 2021 - Folic acid is to be added to non-wholemeal wheat flour across the UK to help reduce neural tube defects in babies by around 20%, or 200 cases a year. The decision follows a consultation in 2019 and is based on evidence of successful fortification ...

First Trimester Use of Macrolide Antibiotics and Risk of Congenital Anomaly

Feb 2nd, 2021 - Takeaway First trimester use of macrolide antibiotics (mainly erythromycin, spiramycin, clarithromycin and azithromycin) was not associated with an increased risk of congenital heart defects (CHDs) as a whole. Erythromycin, clarithromycin and azit...

Consultation on Fortifying Flour With Folic Acid 

Oct 23rd, 2018 - The Government plans to consult on the mandatory fortification of flour with folic acid in a move to reduce birth defects. The consultation will start early next year and will look at the evidence around folic acid fortification as well as its pra...

Birth Defects Tied to Low Carb Diets (ScienceDaily)

Jan 25th, 2018 - During pregnancy, low- and no-carbohydrate diets may not be a good choice, ScienceDaily reported. Originally published in the Birth Defects Research journal, the study found low-carb diets throughout pregnancy were associated with a 30% higher ris...

Crucial Vote in Brazil Could Lead to Ban on Abortion for Rape Victims

Nov 22nd, 2017 - RIO DE JANEIRO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - More pregnant women could die in Brazil if it passes a law banning all abortions on Tuesday, including in cases of rape or when the mother's life is in danger, critics said. Thousands of women took to ...

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Patient Education  5 results see all →