Anencephaly

Known as: Anencephaly [Disease/Finding], Brain Congenital Absence, Anencephalia 
A malformation of the nervous system caused by failure of the anterior neuropore to close. Infants are born with intact spinal cords, cerebellums… (More)
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2010
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2010
BACKGROUND The National Birth Defects Prevention Network collects state-specific birth defects surveillance data for annual… (More)
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2008
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2008
BACKGROUND The prevalence of NTDs in the US declined significantly after mandatory folic acid fortification; however, it is not… (More)
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2004
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2004
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Neural tube defects (NTDs) are serious birth defects of the spine (e.g., spina bifida) and the brain (e.g., anencephaly) that… (More)
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2002
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2002
BACKGROUND In 1992, the United States Public Health Service recommended that all women of childbearing age consume 400 microg of… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
CONTEXT Daily consumption of 400 microg of folic acid before conception and during early pregnancy dramatically reduces the… (More)
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1997
1997
In an ongoing study involving seven hospitals in London and surrounding areas, 55,237 fetuses were examined by ultrasound at 10… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
BACKGROUND Several strains of mice carrying null mutations of the tumour suppressor gene p53 have been developed. It has been… (More)
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1991
Highly Cited
1991
A randomised double-blind prevention trial with a factorial design was conducted at 33 centres in seven countries to determine… (More)
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1990
1990
It has been suggested that paternal occupational exposures to pesticides and solvents increase the risk of neural tube defects in… (More)
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1975
Highly Cited
1975
A statistical significance test to detect seasonality of epidemiological events is described. The method is similar to that of… (More)
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