Oct 18, 2013--------News Archive—Latest research covered daily, archived weekly
Rare gene mutation affects protein in brain development
Though worlds apart, four unrelated families have been united in a medical mystery over the source of a rare inherited disorder that results in their children being born with abnormal brain growth and severe functional impairments.
Pregnancy nausea medication and major malformations
An analysis including more than 40,000 women exposed to the nausea medication metoclopramide in pregnancy, found the drug was not associated with significantly increased risk of major birth problems overall.
Stomach cells naturally revert to stem cells
New research has shown that the stomach naturally produces more stem cells than previously realized, likely for repair of injuries from infections, digestive fluids and the foods we eat.