Birth defects are common in Prader-Willi syndrome

02/28/2013 | DailyRx.com

Researchers from Argentina monitored 180 children with Prader-Willi syndrome for more than 13 years and found that these children were 5.4 to 18.7 times more likely to have at least one birth abnormality compared with the general population. While most of the birth defects were detected in the first month of life, others were spotted following the diagnosis of Prader-Willi syndrome. The findings appear in the journal Pediatrics.

View Full Article in:

DailyRx.com

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Director, Litigation & Investigations EMEA
Gilead Sciences
Stockely Park
Assistant General Counsel/Senior Corporate Counsel
Genentech
South San Francisco, CA
Senior Analyst Compliance
Edwards Lifesciences
Irvine, CA
Legal Counsel
Alcon
Fort Worth, TX
Director, Senior Legal Counsel
Alcon
Fort Worth, TX