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Research & Reviews  2,335 results

Female Awareness about the Preconception Use of Folic Acid Supplements in Childbearing ...
https://doi.org/10.1111/ijcp.14091
International Journal of Clinical Practice; Raad SE, AbuAlhommos AK

Feb 12th, 2021 - Folic acid is required for the growth and development of the fetus. There is strong evidence that taking folic acid before pregnancy and during the first trimester reduces the risk of neural tube defects (NTDs). This study aimed to assess women's ...

Colorectal cancer incidence in Australia before and after mandatory fortification of br...
https://doi.org/10.1017/S1368980021000562
Public Health Nutrition; van der Pols JC, Baade P et. al.

Feb 9th, 2021 - Mandatory fortification of bread flour with folic acid has helped to reduce incidence of neural tube defects in several countries. However, it has been suggested that folic acid may have potential adenoma-promoting effects, and reports from some c...

Association of neural tube defects with congenital abnormalities of the urogenital syst...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7863264
BMC Pediatrics; Hong ZH, Jin DH et. al.

Feb 6th, 2021 - This study aimed to retrospectively analyze the correlation between congenital abnormality of the urogenital system and various factors in children with neural tube defects (NTDs). A total of 190 children with congenital NTDs, who were admitted to...

Four-Year Treatment Outcomes of Children Operated for Neural Tube Defect in Addis Ababa...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2021.01.098
World Neurosurgery; Getahun S, Masresha S et. al.

Feb 4th, 2021 - Closure of neural tube defects (NTDs) in children is a common neurosurgical procedure in Ethiopia, but we know little about the outcomes. The aim of this study was to study outcomes and to identify predictors of mortality and morbidity of surgical...

The Global Burden of Neural Tube Defects and Disparities in Neurosurgical Care.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2021.01.096
World Neurosurgery; Yacob A, Carr CJ et. al.

Feb 4th, 2021 - Despite the success of folic acid fortification programs, neural tube defects (NTDs) such as spina bifida, encephalocele, and anencephaly remain among the most substantial causes of childhood morbidity and mortality worldwide. Although these are c...

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Guidelines  25 results

Guideline No. 410: Prevention, Screening, Diagnosis, and Pregnancy Management for Fetal...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jogc.2020.11.003
Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada : JOGC = Jou... Douglas Wilson R, Van Mieghem T et. al.

Nov 19th, 2020 - This revised guideline is intended to provide an update on the genetic aspects, prevention, screening, diagnosis, and management of fetal neural tube defects. Women who are pregnant or may become pregnant. Neural tube defect screening should be of...

WHO recommends dolutegravir as preferred HIV treatment option in all populations
https://www.who.int/news-room/detail/22-07-2019-who-recommends-dolutegravir-as-preferred-hiv-treatment-option-in-all-populations

Jul 21st, 2019 - Based on new evidence assessing benefits and risks, the WHO recommends the use of the HIV drug dolutegravir (DTG) as the preferred first-line and second-line treatment for all populations, including pregnant women and those of childbearing potenti...

Teratology Society position statement on surveillance and prevalence estimation of neural tu...
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/bdr2.1434
Kancherla, V.,et al

Dec 18th, 2018 - In this position statement, the Teratology Society acknowledges the value of accurate measurement of total prevalence of neural tube defects (NTDs) in the population to support prevention, and advocates for rigorous surveillance world‐wide. NTDs,.

Practice Bulletin No. 187: Neural Tube Defects.
https://doi.org/10.1097/AOG.0000000000002412
Obstetrics and Gynecology;

Nov 30th, 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...

Folic Acid Supplementation for the Prevention of Neural Tube Defects: US Preventive Ser...
https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2016.19438
JAMA , Bibbins-Domingo K et. al.

Jan 17th, 2017 - Neural tube defects are among the most common major congenital anomalies in the United States and may lead to a range of disabilities or death. Daily folic acid supplementation in the periconceptional period can prevent neural tube defects. Howeve...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  2,471 results

Female Awareness about the Preconception Use of Folic Acid Supplements in Childbearing ...
https://doi.org/10.1111/ijcp.14091
International Journal of Clinical Practice; Raad SE, AbuAlhommos AK

Feb 12th, 2021 - Folic acid is required for the growth and development of the fetus. There is strong evidence that taking folic acid before pregnancy and during the first trimester reduces the risk of neural tube defects (NTDs). This study aimed to assess women's ...

Colorectal cancer incidence in Australia before and after mandatory fortification of br...
https://doi.org/10.1017/S1368980021000562
Public Health Nutrition; van der Pols JC, Baade P et. al.

Feb 9th, 2021 - Mandatory fortification of bread flour with folic acid has helped to reduce incidence of neural tube defects in several countries. However, it has been suggested that folic acid may have potential adenoma-promoting effects, and reports from some c...

Association of neural tube defects with congenital abnormalities of the urogenital syst...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7863264
BMC Pediatrics; Hong ZH, Jin DH et. al.

Feb 6th, 2021 - This study aimed to retrospectively analyze the correlation between congenital abnormality of the urogenital system and various factors in children with neural tube defects (NTDs). A total of 190 children with congenital NTDs, who were admitted to...

Four-Year Treatment Outcomes of Children Operated for Neural Tube Defect in Addis Ababa...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2021.01.098
World Neurosurgery; Getahun S, Masresha S et. al.

Feb 4th, 2021 - Closure of neural tube defects (NTDs) in children is a common neurosurgical procedure in Ethiopia, but we know little about the outcomes. The aim of this study was to study outcomes and to identify predictors of mortality and morbidity of surgical...

The Global Burden of Neural Tube Defects and Disparities in Neurosurgical Care.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2021.01.096
World Neurosurgery; Yacob A, Carr CJ et. al.

Feb 4th, 2021 - Despite the success of folic acid fortification programs, neural tube defects (NTDs) such as spina bifida, encephalocele, and anencephaly remain among the most substantial causes of childhood morbidity and mortality worldwide. Although these are c...

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News  167 results

'Time to Lay to Rest' Fears About Dolutegravir Birth Defects
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/933586

Jul 7th, 2020 - The longer researchers have looked for evidence of neural tube defects linked with dolutegravir treatment of HIV at the time of conception the fewer incident cases they've found. The newest data, based on 3,591 deliveries among women in Botswana i...

Women with epilepsy: 5 clinical pearls for contraception and preconception counseling
https://www.mdedge.com/obgyn/article/207555/contraception/women-epilepsy-5-clinical-pearls-contraception-and-preconception/page/0/2?channel=61

Sep 4th, 2019 - 5. Folic acid: Although the optimal dose for WWE taking an AED and planning to become pregnant is unknown, a high dose is reasonable.

New WHO recommendations promote dolutegravir benefits in the face of lowered risk signal for neural tube defects
https://www.mdedge.com/jcomjournal/article/205126/hiv/new-who-recommendations-promote-dolutegravir-benefits-face-lowered?channel=53
Andrew D. Bowser

Jul 22nd, 2019 - The risk of neural tube defects linked to dolutegravir exposure during pregnancy is lower than previously signaled, according to new reports that have prompted the World Health Organization (WHO) to confirm that this antiviral medication should be.

WHO recommends dolutegravir as preferred HIV treatment option in all populations
https://www.who.int/news-room/detail/22-07-2019-who-recommends-dolutegravir-as-preferred-hiv-treatment-option-in-all-populations

Jul 21st, 2019 - Based on new evidence assessing benefits and risks, the WHO recommends the use of the HIV drug dolutegravir (DTG) as the preferred first-line and second-line treatment for all populations, including pregnant women and those of childbearing potenti...

Consultation Launched on Folic Acid Fortification
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/914403

Jun 13th, 2019 - A government consultation on fortifying flour in the UK with folic acid, and a positive decision by NICE on a drug for MS patients featured in health and medical news this week. Folic Acid Flour Fortification A consultation was launched on plans t...

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Patient Education  11 results see all →