On Wednesday, December 7, 2016, Congress passed landmark legislation, the 21st Century Cures Acts, substantially increasing funding for biomedical research.
The OMB has issued updated guidelines regarding travel rules for federal employees. Generally positive, the updated guidelines specifically note the importance of science and technology conferences to federal agency missions.
RESTON, VIRGINIA— Women who’ve already had a child with a neural tube defect (NTD), such as spina bifida or anencephaly, can lower their risk of having another baby with an NTD if they take folic acid supplements before their next pregnancy; however the number of birth defects surveillance...
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued new rules on announcing clinical trials and reporting their results.
On the 25th anniversary of the publication of the paper that proved folic acid prevents spina bifida, Teratology Society members, Godfrey Oakley, MD, and Vijaya Kancherla, MD, PhD, have co-authored “A 2015 Global Update on Folic Acid-Preventable Spina Bifida and Anencephaly” in Birth Defects Researc