In utero spina bifida surgery
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Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - June 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother-to-be, 23, claims she will 'deliver her son twice in three months' after operation
Jaiden Ashlea, 23, found out little Levi James had spina bifida - where part of the spinal cord is protruding from the back - at week 18 of her pregnancy in Jacksonville, Florida. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Jane Brody: Here's How Health Advice Changed Since I Joined The Times
Before I go, I want to highlight the breathtaking evolution in health advice that has occurred since I joined The Times in 1965. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jane E. Brody Tags: Medicine and Health Diet and Nutrition Gender Cancer Smoking and Tobacco Surgery and Surgeons Mental Health and Disorders Oils and Fats Depression (Mental) Transgender and Transsexuals Homosexuality and Bisexuality Spina Bifida Source Type: news

What Are Some Indications for a Vesicostomy?
Discussion A cutaneous vesicostomy is an incontinent diversion of the bladder to the external abdominal wall usually below the umbilicus that maintains a low-pressure urinary system. The urine drains into a collecting bag or hygiene product such as a diaper. It is usually used as a temporary diversion until bladder function resolves or another treatment can be carried out. However, it can also be used as a permanent diversion in some cases. A vesico-cutaneous fistula is similar but performed slightly differently. It is often intended to be a longer-term diversion procedure and is a continent diversion of the bladder. Some ...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - November 15, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Uganda: All Adolescent Girls to Get Drug for Spinal Cord Defect
[Monitor] The Ministry of Health has said all girls at menstruation age will be given folic acid to curb rising cases of debilitating spinal cord defect dubbed spina bifida and hydrocephalus. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 26, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Eating Nutritious Food Avoids Spina-Bifida in Babies - Expert
[Daily News] PREGNANT mothers have been advised to use nutritious foods that are rich in folic acid (Folate) to avoid giving birth to babies with 'spinaBifida' and hydrocephalus. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - October 14, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q & amp;A podcast: Treating birth defects before a baby is born
Birth defects affect 1 in every 33 babies born in the U.S. each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Before a baby is born, early intervention using fetal surgery can treat life-threatening birth defects and improve outcomes in some cases. Fetal surgeons at Mayo Clinic Children's Center treat many conditions, including: Spina bifida (myelomeningocele).Twin anemia-polycythemia sequence (TAPS).Twin reversed arterial perfusion (TRAP) sequence.Twin-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS).Lower urinary tract obstruction (LUTO). On the Mayo Clinic Q&A… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - September 10, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

180 Medical Disability College Scholarship
Open to full-time college students living with specific medical conditions, including spinal cord injuries, spina bifida, transverse myelitis, neurogenic bladder, or an ostomy (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - August 27, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Scholarships Source Type: news

Baby girl is spared a lifetime of paralysis after operation inside the WOMB
Emily Malkie, from Pennsylvania in the US, was diagnosed with spina bifida following an ultrasound when her mother was just 16 weeks pregnant. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Unborn babies receive operations
Dozens of babies with spina bifida have been spared paralysis and other life-limiting conditions after undergoing surgery in the womb. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - May 4, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Dozens of babies with spina bifida spared paralysis thanks to 'mind-blowing' surgery in womb
Operating on babies between 23 and 26 weeks of pregnancy, instead of waiting until after birth, has a much better outcome. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Surgery in the womb: 'I've done the best for her'
Helena Purcell travelled to Belgium for an NHS-funded procedure on her unborn baby's spina bifida. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctors operate to save baby her from spina bifida before she was even born
The operation, carried out when Mila's mother, Helena Purcell, 41, of Hornchurch, Essex, was just 23 weeks pregnant, has saved the baby from a lifetime of paralysis and incontinence. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Approves New Indication for Myrbetriq in Children With NDO
FRIDAY, March 26, 2021 -- Myrbetriq (mirabegron extended-release tablets) is now approved for treatment of neurogenic detrusor overactivity, common in patients with spina bifida, in children 3 years and older, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 26, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Spina bifida can be caused by uninherited genetic mutations
(University College London) Genetic mutations which occur naturally during the earliest stages of an embryo's development can cause the severe birth defect spina bifida, finds a new experimental study in mice led by UCL scientists. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news