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UK government to consider fortifying flour with folic acid to combat neural tube defects

UK government to consider fortifying flour with folic acid to combat neural tube defects

Trump administration cracks down on fetal tissue research

Trump administration cracks down on fetal tissue research

Study finds no increased risk of congenital anomalies in children of fathers treated for testicular cancer

Study finds no increased risk of congenital anomalies in children of fathers treated for testicular cancer

Texas Biomed awarded $2 million DOD grant to study promising Zika vaccine

Texas Biomed awarded $2 million DOD grant to study promising Zika vaccine

Air pollution associated with high risks for birth defects

Air pollution associated with high risks for birth defects

Fainting during pregnancy could be more serious than earlier believed finds study

Fainting during pregnancy could be more serious than earlier believed finds study

Exposure to particulate matter can cause birth defects and fatalities during pregnancy

Exposure to particulate matter can cause birth defects and fatalities during pregnancy

New statement emphasizes need for special multidisciplinary clinical programs

New statement emphasizes need for special multidisciplinary clinical programs

LC-MS/MS test for progesterone outperforms traditional immunoassays

LC-MS/MS test for progesterone outperforms traditional immunoassays

Men who delay fatherhood put health of partners, unborn children at risk

Men who delay fatherhood put health of partners, unborn children at risk

‘Eat nuts three times a week’ during pregnancy to improve your child's I.Q.

‘Eat nuts three times a week’ during pregnancy to improve your child's I.Q.

Sunscreens can work their way into the bloodstream

Sunscreens can work their way into the bloodstream

Long-standing immunosuppressive drug reduces Zika birth defects in mice

Long-standing immunosuppressive drug reduces Zika birth defects in mice

Study: Child and adolescent health improved but maternal mortality worsened in the U.S.

Study: Child and adolescent health improved but maternal mortality worsened in the U.S.

Biologists unravel new role for nervous system in regeneration

Biologists unravel new role for nervous system in regeneration

New imaging technology will improve understanding of embryonic development

New imaging technology will improve understanding of embryonic development

FDA approves two-drug complete regimen for previously untreated HIV-infected adults

FDA approves two-drug complete regimen for previously untreated HIV-infected adults

CMV airway infection enlarges spectrum of environmental allergens

CMV airway infection enlarges spectrum of environmental allergens

Researchers develop new method to boost efficiency of CRISPR gene editing in DMD

Researchers develop new method to boost efficiency of CRISPR gene editing in DMD

Engineered breast milk could someday be used to treat sick babies

Engineered breast milk could someday be used to treat sick babies