Birth Defects

Asparagus: This Natural Aphrodisiac Has More Benefits Than You Can Imagine!

Victoria Vito | Posted 23.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Victoria Vito

Yeah, eating asparagus does make your pee smell. However, once you're past that, there are numerous reasons to fill the plate with more of this amazin...

Mothers and Children Are Still Looking for Answers as to Why They Were Born With Abnormalities

Yasmin Qureshi | Posted 23.12.2014 | UK Politics
Yasmin Qureshi

Files discovered recently by campaigners, and brought to my attention, reveal that, in 1967, a Paediatrician at Queen Mary's Hospital in London, Dr. Isabel Gal, found a link between Hormone Pregnancy Tests such as Primodos, and spinal congenital malformation in newborn babies.

Marrying A Cousin Doubles Risk Of Birth Defects, Study Reveals

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Marriage between first cousins more than doubles the risk of having a baby with birth defects, a study has shown. The trend was seen in a large Pak...

IVF - Ill Conceived?

Amy Anka | Posted 30.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Anka

IVF is a big business. With infertility now affecting one in six couples, IVF is something that has become somewhat of a necessity for some couples wishing to conceive their own biological child. Often times, couples are so desperate for a baby, that they don't even consider the toll it can take on their physical and emotional well being.

Beauticians, Nail Technicians And Cleaners 'Risk Having Children With Heart Defects'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 18.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Babies born to mothers who are exposed to organic solvents at work have a slightly higher risk of having a congenital heart defect at birth, research ...

Why We Must Not Forget Iraq

Emanuel Stoakes | Posted 27.05.2012 | UK Politics
Emanuel Stoakes

It has been a little over a week since the ninth anniversary of the Iraq war's launch. Watching the UK news over recent days, it seemed that at this milestone moment, serious mainstream media reflection on a conflict that officially ended only months ago were in short supply.

One In 50 Babies 'Born With Birth Defect'

PA | Posted 14.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

More than one in 50 babies has a birth defect - almost double the previous estimate, according to the most comprehensive report of its kind. Previo...

Moderate Drinking While Pregnant Has No Effect

PRESS ASSOCIATION | Posted 05.09.2011 | UK

Light drinking in pregnancy has no effect on premature birth, small babies or low birthweight, research has suggested. Experts reviewing 36 studies...