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# birth-defects - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

Rory isn't willing to take the risk, but just how big a problem is the Zika virus?

Couples hoping to have a baby are being told to hold off for two-to-six months after travelling to infected areas.

# birth-defects - Sunday 8 May, 2016

A baby might be the last thing on your mind - but you still need to start taking folic acid

Ireland has some of the highest rates of neural tube defects in the world, but the mandatory fortification of food could reduce our rates by 30%.

# birth-defects - Friday 22 January, 2016

Zika virus: Travel warning issued for pregnant Irish women

A total of 19 countries are covered by the warning.

# birth-defects - Thursday 4 July, 2013

Marrying your first cousin can double the risk of birth defects in your babies

However a study published in The Lancet today says that the absolute risk of birth defects, such as down syndrome, is low.

# birth-defects - Saturday 1 September, 2012

Thalidomide makers issue first ever apology to victims

Campaigners born with serious physical disabilities because of the drug have described the apology as “meaningless” as the company has not admitted any liability.

# birth-defects - Thursday 9 August, 2012

Agent Orange clean-up launched in Vietnam decades after war ends

US and Vietnam are commencing a landmark project to remove dangerous defoliant sprayed by American forces to defoliate Vietnam’s forests.

# birth-defects - Friday 27 July, 2012

Thalidomide makers accused of ignoring birth defect warnings in Australian case

Thalidomide survivor Lynette Rowe is suing German drug maker.

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