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Causes of spina bifida

Monday, July 18, 2011

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Depakote among causes of spina bifida Each year, numerous babies are born with the harmful birth defect spina bifida. Babies with spina bifida are born with improperly formed spines that do not close correctly around their spinal cords. Spina bifida is believed to be caused by a combination of genetic and environmental factors. Many instances […]

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Spina bifida linked to Zoloft use during pregnancy

Thursday, May 26, 2011

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One of the many conditions that have been linked to Zoloft in an ongoing nationwide lawsuit is spina bifida. Instances of spina bifida have appeared in numerous babies whose mothers took Zoloft during pregnancy. In normal babies, the two sides of the backbone close around the spinal cord and its nerves during the first month […]

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