Posts Tagged "birth defects"

Study Finds Disturbing Spike in Birth Defects in US Women Living Near Industrial Agriculture

Posted on Dec 6, 2017 in Uncategorized

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the September 4, 2017 Medical Rewind Show By Justin Gardner An exhaustive new study is sounding the alarm over industrial pesticide use and its effect on human health. Pregnant women in California’s San Joaquin Valley have a significantly greater chance of premature birth or birth abnormalities if they live near agricultural fields with high pesticide use. [F]or individuals in the top 5 per cent of exposure, pesticide exposure led to 5 to 9 per cent increases in adverse outcomes. The magnitude of effects was further...

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Migraine, Epilepsy Drug Topamax Linked To Birth Defects

Posted on Mar 12, 2011 in Uncategorized

Posted on 06 March 2011 by admin Washington (SmartAboutHealth) – The migraine medication Topamax has been linked to an increased risk of birth defects by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The FDA has come out and stated that Topamax, as well as the drug in its generic form, Topiramate, may greatly increase the risk of birth defects for babies who are born to mothers who use the drug. The drug is commonly used to treat migraine headaches as wella s seizures in people. What research has found though is that the drug can also lead to birth defects such as cleft lip, as well as cleft...

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Report: Anti-Wrinkle Treatment Linked to Serious Birth Defects

Posted on Mar 6, 2009 in Health & Wellness

Tuesday, December 30, 2008 | An anti-wrinkle treatment that is virtually identical to Botox has been linked to serious birth defects. An Australian baby was born deaf and blind in November 2005 after the mother was given facial cosmetic injections of the drug Dysport in her first week of pregnancy. Documents from the Federal Health and Ageing Department in Australia, released under Freedom of Information, have revealed the “serious and unexpected pregnancy outcome.” Dysport and Botox are both botulinum type A toxin drugs rapidly growing in popularity as...

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