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Research & Reviews  329 results

Food Fortification with Folic Acid Prevents Spina Bifida and Anencephaly: A Need for Pa...
https://doi.org/10.1093/aje/kwab061
American Journal of Epidemiology; Martinez H, Pachón H et. al.

Mar 17th, 2021 - Modern epidemiology advocates context-specific evidence evaluation to support public health policy decisions, avoiding excessive reliance on experimental designs. We present the rationale for a paradigm shift in evaluation of the evidence derived ...

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...

Macrolide and lincosamide antibiotic exposure in the first trimester of pregnancy and r...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.reprotox.2021.01.006
Reproductive Toxicology (Elmsford, N.Y.); Leke AZ, Dolk H et. al.

Jan 17th, 2021 - This study investigated the risk of congenital heart defects (CHD) and other congenital anomalies (CA) associated with first trimester use of macrolide antibiotics (mainly erythromycin, spiramycin, clarithromycin and azithromycin) and lincosamides...

Relational Decision-Making in the Context of Life-Limiting Fetal Anomalies: Two Cases o...
https://doi.org/10.1111/jmwh.13161
Journal of Midwifery & Women's Health; Zielinski RE, Roosevelt L et. al.

Nov 28th, 2020 - Life-limiting fetal diagnoses such as anencephaly require families to make decisions in which no options offered will lead to the desired outcome of a healthy newborn. Although informed choice and shared decision-making are important aspects of et...

Prenatal diagnosis of fetal microhydranencephaly: a case report and literature review.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7661269
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth; Omoto T, Takahashi T et. al.

Nov 12th, 2020 - The prenatal diagnosis of microhydranencephaly is important and needs to be distinguished from anencephaly, because unlike anencephaly, fetuses with microhydranencephaly can survive after birth. Herein, we report a case of microhydranencephaly tha...

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Guidelines  2 results

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...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  357 results

Food Fortification with Folic Acid Prevents Spina Bifida and Anencephaly: A Need for Pa...
https://doi.org/10.1093/aje/kwab061
American Journal of Epidemiology; Martinez H, Pachón H et. al.

Mar 17th, 2021 - Modern epidemiology advocates context-specific evidence evaluation to support public health policy decisions, avoiding excessive reliance on experimental designs. We present the rationale for a paradigm shift in evaluation of the evidence derived ...

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...

Macrolide and lincosamide antibiotic exposure in the first trimester of pregnancy and r...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.reprotox.2021.01.006
Reproductive Toxicology (Elmsford, N.Y.); Leke AZ, Dolk H et. al.

Jan 17th, 2021 - This study investigated the risk of congenital heart defects (CHD) and other congenital anomalies (CA) associated with first trimester use of macrolide antibiotics (mainly erythromycin, spiramycin, clarithromycin and azithromycin) and lincosamides...

Relational Decision-Making in the Context of Life-Limiting Fetal Anomalies: Two Cases o...
https://doi.org/10.1111/jmwh.13161
Journal of Midwifery & Women's Health; Zielinski RE, Roosevelt L et. al.

Nov 28th, 2020 - Life-limiting fetal diagnoses such as anencephaly require families to make decisions in which no options offered will lead to the desired outcome of a healthy newborn. Although informed choice and shared decision-making are important aspects of et...

Prenatal diagnosis of fetal microhydranencephaly: a case report and literature review.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7661269
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth; Omoto T, Takahashi T et. al.

Nov 12th, 2020 - The prenatal diagnosis of microhydranencephaly is important and needs to be distinguished from anencephaly, because unlike anencephaly, fetuses with microhydranencephaly can survive after birth. Herein, we report a case of microhydranencephaly tha...

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News  23 results

Consultation on Fortifying Flour With Folic Acid 
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/902737

Oct 22nd, 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)
https://www.medpagetoday.com/obgyn/pregnancy/70753

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...

Is It Ethical to Use Anencephalic Newborns for Organ Donation?
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/876605

Mar 9th, 2017 - Hi. I am Art Caplan at New York University's Langone Medical Center, Division of Medical Ethics. There have been a lot of headlines lately about a very brave mom who is carrying a child with a terrible birth defect. The defect is called anencephal...

Is It Ethical to Use Anencephalic Newborns for Organ Donation?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/876605

Mar 9th, 2017 - Hi. I am Art Caplan at New York University's Langone Medical Center, Division of Medical Ethics. There have been a lot of headlines lately about a very brave mom who is carrying a child with a terrible birth defect. The defect is called anencephal...

WHO Issues Folate Recommendations for Women
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/843681

Apr 23rd, 2015 - Optimal red blood cell (RBC) folate concentrations should exceed 400 ng/mL in women of reproductive age to prevent neural tube defects (NTDs), according to World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines described in an article published in the April 2...

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Patient Education  2 results see all →