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Birth defects: Causes, symptoms and prevention

December 11, 2019 9:02 am

Many congenital conditions are genetic in nature but it can also be caused by problems during the development of the foetus. Exposure to toxins during pregnancy is a major risk factor for errors in fetal development.

Two in 100 infants in India born with congenital defects: Study

February 07, 2016 9:35 am

The study is being funded by the University Grants Commission project under its University with Potential for Excellence programme.

Dad's job linked to birth defects in kids

July 18, 2012 6:05 pm

Men with Jobs Artists,photographers run a higher risk of having kids with birth defects.

Suit against Thalidomide maker set for Australia

December 19, 2011 3:14 pm

Given to pregnant women in 1950s for morning sickness,Thalidomide caused several birth defects.

Gene linked to birth defects 'identified'

May 31, 2010 10:25 am

In what could be called a major breakthrough,scientists claim to have identified a gene which is linked to birth defects in many individuals.

Your age on your page

November 21, 2009 2:51 am

A study published in Fertility and Sterility has found a higher rate of birth defects among babies conceived by assisted reproduction.