Migraine diagnosed before pregnancy is associated with adverse outcomes during pregnancy

Women are disproportionately affected by migraines, especially during their childbearing years. However, the relationship between migraine and adverse pregnancy outcomes has not been well understood. A new study conducted by investigators from Brigham and Women’s Hospital, a founding member of General Brigham and General Healthcare System, analyzed data from thousands of women from the Nurses’ … Read more

Three genes have been found directly linked to cleft lip and cleft palate

Researchers have found more genes directly linked to cleft lip and cleft palate. In a new study, a University of Iowa-led research team has identified three genes that when deleted cause cleft lip or palate, a facial deformity that occurs in about 1 in 1,600 babies born in the United States, according to the US … Read more