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New research shows link between mothers and teenage daughters in having abortions

New research shows link between mothers and teenage daughters in having abortions

Novel robot can aid treatment of rare birth defect

Novel robot can aid treatment of rare birth defect

Implanted robotic system stimulates tissue growth in stunted organs

Implanted robotic system stimulates tissue growth in stunted organs

Newborns with spina bifida have sleep-disordered breathing in first days of life, study finds

Newborns with spina bifida have sleep-disordered breathing in first days of life, study finds

Researchers discover how high glucose levels in pregnancy affect baby's heart

Researchers discover how high glucose levels in pregnancy affect baby's heart

Study highlights need for more clinical trials to improve treatment of children with heart disease

Study highlights need for more clinical trials to improve treatment of children with heart disease

Penn study shows how blood flow shapes developing heart valves into mature valve leaflets

Penn study shows how blood flow shapes developing heart valves into mature valve leaflets

Fever in first trimester of pregnancy increases risk for birth defects, study shows

Fever in first trimester of pregnancy increases risk for birth defects, study shows

Employer-sponsored health plans spend $6 billion extra on preterm infants, study shows

Employer-sponsored health plans spend $6 billion extra on preterm infants, study shows

Researchers identify new in-utero treatment to reverse cleft palate in mouse models

Researchers identify new in-utero treatment to reverse cleft palate in mouse models

Study offers new, quicker way to test for Zika virus

Study offers new, quicker way to test for Zika virus

Novel mussel-inspired glue could one day save lives of youngest patients

Novel mussel-inspired glue could one day save lives of youngest patients

Abdominal pain now due to dental braces swallowed 10 years earlier: Case report

Abdominal pain now due to dental braces swallowed 10 years earlier: Case report

Kidenga app tracks mosquito activity and disease symptoms for summer travelers

Kidenga app tracks mosquito activity and disease symptoms for summer travelers

Parents of ill children worry about return of ‘lifetime limits’ in GOP health bill

Parents of ill children worry about return of ‘lifetime limits’ in GOP health bill

Medical City Frisco pediatric urologists break down barriers regarding penile birth defects

Medical City Frisco pediatric urologists break down barriers regarding penile birth defects

Study finds link between common household chemicals and birth defects in mice

Study finds link between common household chemicals and birth defects in mice

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

Zika virus infection during pregnancy causes birth defects in 5% of babies, study finds

Zika virus infection during pregnancy causes birth defects in 5% of babies, study finds

FDA grants approval for new magnetic device used to treat pediatric esophageal atresia

FDA grants approval for new magnetic device used to treat pediatric esophageal atresia