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Research & Reviews  199 results

X-Linked Ichthyosis Workup
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1111398-workup

Jun 9th, 2022 - Laboratory Studies Diagnosis of patients with X-linked ichthyosis and female carriers is based on biochemical and genetic analysis. Genetic analysis currently is the most accurate diagnostic method in most patients. X-linked ichthyosis can be diag...

Maternal plasma levels of vitamin D in postterm pregnancy.
https://doi.org/10.1080/01443615.2022.2062226
Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology : the Journal of Th... Erdoğan K, Sanlier NT et. al.

Jun 3rd, 2022 - This study was conducted to examine the levels of vitamin D in postterm pregnancy. The study consisted of two groups: Group 1: women with postterm pregnancy in whom labour has not started (n = 40). Group 2: pregnant women with spontaneous labour b...

Preventing birth defects, saving lives, and promoting health equity: an urgent call to ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(22)00213-3
The Lancet. Global Health; Kancherla V, Botto LD et. al.

May 27th, 2022 - July 20, 2021 marked the 30th anniversary of the publication of the landmark trial by the British Medical Research Council showing unequivocally that maternal intake of folic acid (vitamin B9) starting before pregnancy prevents most cases of infan...

Congenital Anomalies in Infants of Diabetic Mother
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05393167

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...

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Guidelines  1 results

Practice Bulletin No. 187: Neural Tube Defects.
https://doi.org/10.1097/AOG.0000000000002412
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
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05393167

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
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04523233

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
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00636233

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
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04195542

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
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01253746

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  35 results

Folic Acid Being Added to Some Flour 
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/959047

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
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/944995

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 
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/902737

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)
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...

Crucial Vote in Brazil Could Lead to Ban on Abortion for Rape Victims
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/888996

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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