One cannot help but feel that with Teratology
, Nevison has crafted a new home of sorts, and has left the door open.
Considering the severity of the teratology
occurrence followed by drug use during organogenic period [6,14] and onset of cerebellar growth in that period, vincristine was administrated intraperitoneally on days tenth and fifteenth of pregnancy [10,12] at the dose of 3 mg/kg for the treatment group [1,2,5].
is a professor at the Center for Behavioral Teratology
, Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California.
The study is published online ahead of print in the journal Birth Defects Research Part A: Clinical and Molecular Teratology
In this case, human monsters eventually prompted a new science, teratology
, which compared normal and abnormal development.
The Public Affairs Committee of the Teratology
Society published a position paper in the September 2007 issue of Birth Defects Research Part A calling for these changes to be implemented without delay.
The prospective cohort data come from the Organization of Teratology
Information Specialists (OTIS), a network of telephone-based teratology
counseling services based at hospitals and universities throughout the United States and Canada.
The journal's mission is to provide a forum for the exchange of information on a wide range of genomic-based fields with proven and/or likely implications for the current and future practice of clinical medicine and public health, including clinical teratology
, bioinformatics, molecular biology, microbial genomics, pharmacogenomics, personalized medicine, cancer genomics and population genomics, among others.
Ronan O'Rahilly, and Fabiola Muller, Human Embryology & Teratology
, New York, Wiley-Liss, 1994, p.
Dr Anthony Scialli, in an article for the Teratology
Society in the US, pointed to research linking obesity to a number of birth defects in newborns and complications for the mother.
Dr Sarah Mattson, of the Centre for Behavioural Teratology
at San Diego State University in California, said the effects on children could be serious.
The Introduction is a compendium of useful resources such as locations and phone numbers of Poison Control Centers throughout the country, organizations offering information on toxicology, and teratology
Birth defects after maternal exposure to corticosteroida: prospective cohort study and meta-analysis of epidemiological studies, Teratology
Dallner, Neurotoxicology and Teratology
20 537-542 (1998).
Curran concludes with an attempt to understand Diderot's contribution to the science of teratology