Congenital conditions

Congenital conditions

Paroxetine (Paxil) and congenital malformations

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English
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
Canadian Medical Assocation Journal
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Warns that paroxetine (Paxil) may increase the risk of major congenital malformations.

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The use of folic acid for the prevention of neural tube defects and other congenital anomalies

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
R. Douglas Wilson
Publisher: 
Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides information regarding the use of folic acid for the prevention of neural tube defects (NTDs) and other congenital anomalies.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Congenital anomalies in Canada: a perinatal health report, 2002

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Health Canada
Publisher: 
Public Health Agency of Canada, Canadian Perinatal Surveillance Systen
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides an overview of five categories of congenital anomalies in Canada (Down Syndrome (Trisomy 21), neural tube defects, congenital heart defects, oral facial clefts, and limb reduction defects).

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0662328000
PREG.C66 2002
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Includes bibliographical references.

The construction of disability and risk in genetic counselling discourse

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
The Roeher Institute
Publisher: 
National Network on Environments and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Assesses the ways in which the conceptions of disability and risk affect women's well-being, their decision-making process during pregnancy, and public awareness about people with disabilities.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 1896989691
NNEWH DISA.B87 2002
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Includes bibliographical references.

Neurofibromatosis Society of Ontario

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy

Works to: support individuals and families affected by NF; educate its members, professionals, and the general public about NF; and, support NF research.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
705-685-1409
Email Address: 
info@nfon.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
705-685-1409
Tollfree Phone Number: 
866-843-6376
Street Address: 
180 Circle Lake RD
City: 
North Bay
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
P1A 3T2
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