New government-released report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reveals a sharp 263% rise of birth defect known as gastroschisis particularly for young African-American mothers for the past two decades.
UK experts urge the British government to fortify flour-based products with folic acid to prevent or at least minimize cases of birth defects among babies.
Scientists at Baylor College of Medicine have defined a new genetic cause for two types of birth defects found in newborn boys, according to a new research.
Low sperm count cannot determine if an offspring will be born with birth defects, according to a new study.
A new study found a strong link between autism spectrum disorders and environmental pollutants.
Infants dying unexpectedly and suddenly in their sleep might have underlying abnormalities in their brain stems, a new research finds.
Researchers reported that spankings could lead to future aggression and language woes in young children.
Researchers found that pregnant women who were exposed to pollutants during the first eight weeks of pregnancy had a higher risk of birth defects.