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Study reveals that Smoking during pregnancy increases birth defects


July 13th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) British scientists have finally come up with the evidence that supports the long-held view that pregnant women should not smoke. In a new study which was published ... Read more...

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Passive smoking can harm your unborn baby


March 10th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): A new study, led by researchers at Nottingham University, has revealed that pregnant non-smokers who breathe in the second-hand smoke of other people are at an increased risk ... Read more...

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Safdarjung doctors got their way but patients paid the price


September 8th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) A father from Bihar had to get his baby's cleft palate operated while a cancer patient waited for a blood transfusion... they waited, like many others, outside ... Read more...

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Breastfeeding mechanics revealed


May 13th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 13 (ANI): While breastfeeding, it may look like a baby is chewing on the mother's nipple, but ultrasound images show that the infant actually removes milk by creating a vacuum ... Read more...

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Proteins that regulate early embryonic development identified


May 13th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 13 (ANI): American scientists analysing the chromosome 22q.11 deletion syndrome have identified proteins that play a key role in early embryonic development.Though the findings of the research do not currently ... Read more...

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New discovery may help reverse cleft palate before birth


December 2nd, 2009 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): Cleft palate is one of the most common congenital birth defects in humans, and current surgical treatments are often complex. Now, researchers from USC School of Dentistry have ... Read more...

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How teeth form in a single row


February 27th, 2009 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): In a breakthrough discovery, scientists have found that a system of opposing genetic forces determines why mammals develop a single row of teeth, while sharks sport several. The ... Read more...

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Scientists discover why teeth form in a single row


February 27th, 2009 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 27 (IANS) A system of opposing genetic forces determines why mammals develop a single row of teeth, while sharks sport several, according to a study. When completely understood, the genetic ... Read more...

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Obesity during pregnancy ups birth defects risk


February 11th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): Mums-to-be who are obese raise their chances of having babies with a wide range of birth defects, such as spina bifida, says a new study. The research published ... Read more...

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Smoking during first trimester of pregnancy may lead to oral clefts in newborns


December 19th, 2008 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 19 (ANI): Mothers who smoke during the first trimester of pregnancy are at an increased risk of giving birth to newborns with cleft lip, according to a study.The extensive ... Read more...

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Maternal smoking can up birth defect risks


November 6th, 2008 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 6 (ANI): Pregnant women who have a smoking habit are more than twice as likely to have children with a cleft palate or lip birth defect, a new study ... Read more...

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Breakthrough in what lies behind cleft palate formation


August 12th, 2008 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 12 (ANI): Experts at the University Of Southern California School Of Dentistry claim to have identified an alternate pathway the leads to palate development. Yang Chai, a professor and ... Read more...

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Binge drinking early in pregnancy ups infants risk of oral clefts


August 1st, 2008 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 1 (ANI): Pregnant women who binge drink early in their pregnancy increase the likelihood that their babies will be born with oral clefts, according to a new study by ... Read more...

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Chlorinated tap water during pregnancy increases babies heart disease risk


June 3rd, 2008 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): Pregnant woman should resist from drinking water disinfected by chlorine as it may increase the risk of having children with heart problems, cleft palate or major brain ... Read more...

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Zebrafish study reveals previously unknown mechanism for cleft palate


February 17th, 2008 - 11:40 am ICT by admin
London, Feb 17 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Oregon have discovered a previously unknown mechanism for cleft palate, a common birth defect often seen in humans, by creating a genetic mutation ... Read more...

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Zebrafish study reveals hitherto unknown mechanism for cleft palate


February 12th, 2008 - 1:54 pm ICT by admin
London, February 12 (ANI): University of Oregon scientists say that a genetic mutation in zebrafish has shed new light on the mechanism that leads to cleft palate a common birth defect often ... Read more...

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