congenital disease


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congenital disease

A disease that is present at birth. It may be due to hereditary factors, prenatal infection, injury, or the effect of a drug the mother took during pregnancy.
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Their primary issue is the congenital disease, whereas noncongenital patients generally have diabetes or compromised renal function, for example, or serious peripheral vascular disease along with coronary disease.
Pre- and periconceptional primary cytomegalovirus infection: risk of vertical transmission and congenital disease.
Meanwhile, the first adult congenital heart transplant took place in 1988 and the first patient to receive a lifesaving heart transplant for adult congenital disease was performed in the region.
Senators Cayetano, who lost her youngest son to complications from a rare congenital disease, and Cynthia Villar have also filed similar bills.
They became suspicious after Zhang talked them into giving their child up, again claiming the baby had a congenital disease and would be a burden.
Adam suffers from retinitis pigmentosa, a congenital disease which has robbed him of almost all of his vision.
By studying two of the most commonly mutated pathways in cancer, discerning the mechanism by which they cause congenital disease, and treating two of these disorders with different drugs, we have identified potential therapeutic targets for human disease," said Neel.
women with congenital heart disease during the study period matched their pregnant counterparts without congenital disease by their average age (27 years), but their risk for peripartum complications or death was far higher, said Dr.
She's referring to the foundation's Champions of Children gala, ``An Evening of Wine & 65 Roses'' that was held at the Warner Center Marriott Hotel in Woodland Hills to honor people who have made a difference in the lives of children diagnosed with the congenital disease that affects the pancreas and respiratory system.
Under the 1990 Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act, embryos less than 14 days old may be used for specific research purposes, such as promoting advances in the treatment of fertility, increasing knowledge about the causes of congenital disease, and developing methods for detecting genetic abnormalities.
The heart condition was a congenital disease so it had very little to do with my diet because my diet is perfect, my training is perfect - and my cigars are perfect.
CF is a life-threatening congenital disease that causes thick mucus to build up in the lungs, digestive tract and other areas of the body.

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