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01/05/05

The Future of Teratology Research is In Vitro

Paper published in Biogenic Amines, vol.19, N° 2, pp 97-146, May 2005 reporting on a study of 40 years of teratology (birth defect) research: lead author Dr Jarrod Bailey, Science Director of Europeans for Medical Progress.
Drug and Chemical Tests Using Animals Fail to Predict Birth Defect Risk Half the Time
Pregnant women may unknowingly be putting their unborn children at risk of birth defects by taking over-the-counter medications and prescription drugs, and using common household chemicals, according to a new study published in the May issue of the research journal, Biogenic Amines.

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