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.
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.
July 18, 2012 6:05 pm
Men with Jobs Artists,photographers run a higher risk of having kids with birth defects.
December 19, 2011 3:14 pm
Given to pregnant women in 1950s for morning sickness,Thalidomide caused several birth defects.
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.
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.