- Q What is a hemangioma?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologyHemangiomas are benign growths on the surface of the skin. They may not be apparent at birth, but they grow pretty quickly during infancy. The good news? Hemangiomas stop growing by about a year or so and then start diminishing at about age two. They can... Full Answer
- Q Are neural tube defects serious?
Neural tube defects can be serious and even fatal, but in some cases the symptoms are relatively mild. The symptoms of spina bifida, the most common type of neural tube defect, can range from mild to severe. Some babies with spina bifida are born with a... Full Answer
- Q Are researchers investigating neural tube defects?
Doctors and scientists are conducting a wide variety of research related to neural tube defects. For example, recent research has affirmed the fact that folic acid plays an important role in fetal development of the neural tube, resulting in current... Full Answer