Mailman researchers have found that the grandchildren of women who used DES during pregnancy were 36 percent more likely to have ADHD.
High-risk pregnant women being recruited for a clinical trial that aims to give parents detailed information about genetic abnormalities found in utero.
Another reason for pregnant mothers to avoid tobacco smoke – it may cause hearing damage in their children – new findings published in JAMA Otolaryngology.
Columbia Magazine reports on an NIH-funded study, led by Dr. Ronald Wapner, where thousands of women were provided microarray, a powerful genetic test, for prenatal testing.
Prenatal folic acid supplements appear to reduce the risk for autistic spectrum disorders, according to a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
A team of scientists from The New York Stem Cell Foundation Laboratory and CUMC has developed a technique that may prevent the inheritance of mitochondrial diseases in children.