DNA Manipulation in Living Subjects

This episode is sponsored by Dashlane. Genetic engineering holds the promise of one day fixing congenital health problems when the patient is just a zygote. But if you happen to already be older than a zygote, like I am, that doesn’t necessarily mean it’s too late. Medicine has historically been something we put in our […]

Selenium & B-Vitamin Shown to Reduce Colon Cancer Risk

Selenium & B-Vitamin Shown to Reduce Colon Cancer Risk Hi, I am Dr. James Meschino. I want to tell you about a study here in 2009; that was very impressive. It showed that people that had higher intake levels of the mineral selenium and the B vitamin folic acid was associated with a fifty percent […]

Inside Down syndrome – Making The Choice

card with music Thought oh gosh, I’m gonna go home with her you know and I thought we’d be more isolated and our life is gonna change completely because that’s what I was hearing from the Geneticists, I just didn’t know how to react to it I had all these expectations of of parenthood and […]

In Vitro Fertilization and Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis

Vickie Newton: Some couples spend years and tens of thousands of dollars trying to get pregnant, but a new test is helping save some time, money and a lot of heartache. News 4 health team reporter, Lisa Manzo, shows us how in tonight’s News 4 Health Extra. Lisa Manzo: Last Christmas Eve Steve and Elisa […]

Edmund Funai, Md – What Tests Do Maternal-Fetal Medicine specialists perform?

– Maternal Fetal Medicine specialists perform tests such as genetic amniocentesis, ultrasounds, looking at the anatomy of the baby in great detail, measuring the length of the cervix and then a lot of the other blood tests that are general OBGYN might order during pregnancy. We help with the interpretation of those tests when there […]

16 Bizarre Birth Defects

Black Fly Presents 16 Bizarre Birth Defects Number One: Infant Roona Begum from Tripura India was conceived with Hydrocephalus. Her head developed up to 94 centimeters in circumference and she went through treatment and surgery. Hydrocephalus is an uncommon issue otherwise called “water on the brain.” It is regular in newborn children however it can […]

Delivery of a baby with spina bifida

(bouncy music) – Babies with spina bifida require specialized care after delivery due to the fact that their spine is open and exposed. Thus when discussing delivery, we recommend that women deliver their baby in an institution that can provide the multidisciplinary care the baby will need after birth, including the expertise of the neonatal […]

“Newborn Exam” by Nina Gold for OPENPediatrics

Newborn Exam, by Dr. Nina Gold. This video will introduce you to the key aspects of the newborn physical exam, with a focus on normal physical findings versus those that might suggest a congenital anomaly or genetic condition. When you enter the room, congratulate the family and introduce yourself. Explain that you would like to […]

Panorama Test for Mothers: A safe and simple non-invasive test that detects more

Safe and accurate prenatal testing is here. As early as nine weeks into your pregnancy, you can test for Down syndrome and other conditions that might be affecting your fetus by providing a simple blood draw. The Panorama prenatal test was developed by Natera to check for these conditions as early and as accurately as […]