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  1. photo <b>Neural</b> <b>tube</b> birth <b>defects</b> occur at 400% the national rate near Hanford nuclear siteNeural tube birth defects occur at 400% the national rate near Hanford nuclear siteNews
    Experts are still claiming to have no idea what's causing an increase in neural tube birth defects throughout central Washington, at a rate that's much higher than in the rest of the country.SinceRead more
  2. photo Healthy Diet Significantly Reduces Risk of Birth <b>Defects</b>, New Study FindsHealthy Diet Significantly Reduces Risk of Birth Defects, New Study FindsArticle
    with birth defects, the study concluded. “A lot of birth defects, including neural tube defects, occur very early in pregnancy, before women even know they’re pregnant,” said study researcher, StanfordRead more
  3. photo Pregnant women in West Virginia warned not to drink the waterPregnant women in West Virginia warned not to drink the waterNews
    to household gardening pesticides or live at least a quarter of a mile from agricultural crops show an increased risk in early delivery, oral clefts, neural tube defects, heart defects and limb defectsRead more
  4. photo She Ate an Avocado Every Day, This is What Happened to Her High CholesterolShe Ate an Avocado Every Day, This is What Happened to Her High CholesterolTreatment
    essential in the prevention of birth defects such as spina bifida and neural tube defect. -According to numerous studies, avocados are high in oleic acid which prevents breast cancer, inhibits tumor growthRead more
  5. photo Why You Must Eat One Avocado a DayWhy You Must Eat One Avocado a DayTreatment
    , they contain vitamin E, monounsaturated fats and glutathione which are also good for the heart. Folate is also essential in the prevention of birth defects, such as spina bifida and neural tube defect. AvocadosRead more
  6. Babies in industry polluted China at greater risk of preterm birth and defectsNews
    events. Rates of , for instance, were found to be doubled in cities compared to the country. Neural tube defects were also much more prominent in Chinese cities, with rates of spina bifida topping 13 perRead more
  7. photo Cadmium could have adverse effects on brain development, reducing neurogenesisCadmium could have adverse effects on brain development, reducing neurogenesisNews
    . They examined the induction of , the regionalization of the neural tube, pattern formation, cell fate determination and also the survival of proneural genes.In their research they found that zebra fish embryosRead more
  8. photo The Plant That Kills Cancer Cells, Stop Diabetes and Boosts Your Immune System!The Plant That Kills Cancer Cells, Stop Diabetes and Boosts Your Immune System!Treatment
    reduces the occurrence of neural tube defect in newborns. When consumed regularly, it boosts your stamina and energy level. Source: healthyrecipeshome.com  Read more
  9. photo Vaccines found to be tainted with Monsanto's Roundup?Vaccines found to be tainted with Monsanto's Roundup?News
    horrible side effects attributed to glyphosate. Neural tube defects have been seen in newborn babies that were born to women living within 1,000 meters of areas sprayed with pesticides; investigations showedRead more
  10. photo Surge in babies born without brains in Washington StateSurge in babies born without brains in Washington StateNews
    daughter Olivia was born with spina bifida, another type of neural tube defect, said she wasn't asked anything by state investigators."Nobody's asked me anything," she told the network.So, exactly how didRead more

Neural tube defect

Disease

Neural tube defects (NTDs) are one of the most common birth defects, affecting over 300,000 births globally each year. For example, spina bifida affects approximately 1,500 births annually in the USA, or about 3.5 in every 10,000 (0.035% of US births), which has decreased from around 5 per 10,000 (0.05% of US births) since folate fortification was instituted. A NTD is an opening in the spinal...More