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Being overweight or obese during pregnancy increases risk of birth defects, study finds

Being overweight or obese during pregnancy increases risk of birth defects, study finds

Patients who undergo Fontan surgery for congenital heart defect have liver fibrosis risk, study reveals

Patients who undergo Fontan surgery for congenital heart defect have liver fibrosis risk, study reveals

Study finds two genetic variants linked to bicuspid aortic valve development

Study finds two genetic variants linked to bicuspid aortic valve development

Researchers identify key regulator gene for formation of cardiac valves

Researchers identify key regulator gene for formation of cardiac valves

Pitt scientists discover genes responsible for severe congenital heart disease

Pitt scientists discover genes responsible for severe congenital heart disease

Pediatric cardiology expert advises pregnant women to ask three questions about fetal ultrasounds

Pediatric cardiology expert advises pregnant women to ask three questions about fetal ultrasounds

Children with single-ventricle disease have higher rates of brain abnormalities at each stage of surgery

Children with single-ventricle disease have higher rates of brain abnormalities at each stage of surgery

How is Formula 1 revolutionizing healthcare?

How is Formula 1 revolutionizing healthcare?

New pregnancy recommendations offer road map to help women with congenital heart disease

New pregnancy recommendations offer road map to help women with congenital heart disease

ACHD Program at Cincinnati Children's to receive ACHA accreditation

ACHD Program at Cincinnati Children's to receive ACHA accreditation

Clinical study tests adult stem cell therapy for infants with congenital HLHS

Clinical study tests adult stem cell therapy for infants with congenital HLHS

Cardiac imaging during surgery may improve outcomes for children with congenital heart disease

Cardiac imaging during surgery may improve outcomes for children with congenital heart disease

Experts discuss ways to integrate whole genome analysis into clinical practice at Congenica webinar

Experts discuss ways to integrate whole genome analysis into clinical practice at Congenica webinar

No added benefit proven for pulmonary arterial hypertension drug, IQWiG finds

No added benefit proven for pulmonary arterial hypertension drug, IQWiG finds

New model of Williams syndrome may shed light on neurobiology of the human social brain

New model of Williams syndrome may shed light on neurobiology of the human social brain

NYU Lutheran offers comprehensive cardiac care for unborn babies

NYU Lutheran offers comprehensive cardiac care for unborn babies

Updated AAN guidelines state closure not recommended for individuals with stroke and heart defect

Updated AAN guidelines state closure not recommended for individuals with stroke and heart defect

ASA recommends parents to ask seven questions to child's physician anesthesiologist prior to surgery

ASA recommends parents to ask seven questions to child's physician anesthesiologist prior to surgery

New experimental model may predict eventual cardiac phenotype in pediatric patients

New experimental model may predict eventual cardiac phenotype in pediatric patients

Arterial switch to 12 o'clock position linked to myocardial ischaemia risk in adolescence

Arterial switch to 12 o'clock position linked to myocardial ischaemia risk in adolescence