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An Epithelial Cell Migration Assay to Model One Possible Mechanism of Cleft Palate Formation By Sierra Moorefield
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Cleft palate affects about one in seven hundred births, making it the most prevalent craniofacial birth defect in the world. Genetic and/or environmental factors play a role in its etiology; however,... More > the mechanisms by which many environmental chemicals elicit cleft palate are still unknown. During embryonic development, tissue fusion is a critical step in the formation of the palate. Epithelial cell migration, epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT), and apoptosis are important mechanisms of tissue fusion. Disruption of epithelial cell migration is one proposed mechanism whereby chemicals may elicit cleft palate, but few studies have robustly investigated the influence of cleft palate teratogens on this key event of palate fusion. The epithelial cell migration assay used here enables mechanistic studies of the effects of chemicals on epithelial cell migration and viability suitable for moderate throughput toxicology screening.< Less
Cleft Lip Treatment, Deformity Treatment - Medlife Foundation By Shyam Sheth
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Medlife Foundation Inc. is an international charity with a goal to help every child suffering from facial birth deformity like cleft lip & cleft palate who are living in rural areas of developing... More > countries, who have no other resources to get treated. Currently Medlife Foundation works with partners in India who have provided free surgeries to thousands of children living in rural areas and extreme poverty. They have gifted thousands of smiles by just doing a 51 minute surgery that changed child's & their families life forever. Many more thousands are still waiting for a just "51 minute" surgery that can transform their life forever who have no other resources to get treated. If untreated they may face many physical, social as well as psychological issues making their survival a big question. Our approach & model provides a safe & quality care. To get more information visit website : http://medlifeusa.org< Less
Ten Thousand Smiles By Peter Lagarias
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Over twenty years ago, a small group of doctors, nurses and non-medical Rotary volunteers traveled to northern Chile. They went to help children with gaping cleft lips and palates to become more... More > normal by providing free reconstructive surgery. The team succeeded beyond expectations on that initial mission. Ten Thousand Smiles tells the story of this extraordinary work and Rotaplast's travels to twenty-six countries. Rotaplast International was later formed and since then has brought smiles to thousands of children in need. Along the way our volunteers have bridged cultures, made friends, survived hurricanes and volcanoes, endured political movements and much more. In the end, the Rotaplast story is all about hope, dedication, compassion, and the human spirit. It's all about changing lives and saving smiles.< Less
Ten Thousand Smiles By Peter Lagarias
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Over twenty years ago, a small group of doctors, nurses and non-medical Rotary volunteers traveled to northern Chile. They went to help children with gaping cleft lips and palates to become more... More > normal by providing free reconstructive surgery. The team succeeded beyond expectations on that initial mission. Ten Thousand Smiles tells the story of this extraordinary work and Rotaplast's travels to twenty-six countries. Rotaplast International was later formed and since then has brought smiles to thousands of children in need. Along the way our volunteers have bridged cultures, made friends, survived hurricanes and volcanoes, endured political movements and much more. In the end, the Rotaplast story is all about hope, dedication, compassion, and the human spirit. It's all about changing lives and saving smiles.< Less
Tub Boats and the Floating Village By Dorian Weatherley-White
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"Tub-boats", explores the life of a young boy who lives in a floating village on a lake in Cambodia. He is clever and resourceful as his life close to nature offers up its silent mysteries.... More > He must also live with the other children who are not kind to him because he is different. He has a hole in his lip, a cleft lip. Miracles happen as the boy is found by a team of mission doctors who repair the lip and change his life.< Less
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Smile With Simon By Patricia Ann Simon RN
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Illustrated by Valerie McCord. Simon, a bright, red cardinal, hatched from his shell with a big gap in his beak. The gap made it hard for him to eat. Simon was not strong enough to fly. One day, he... More > accidentally fell out of the nest and couldn’t get back to his family. Patty discovered the little bird and realized he suffered from the same thing as she, a cleft lip. A story of friendship, love, acceptance, and kindness, this playful picture book for children shares the importance a smile has on others. It teaches a powerful lesson-despite people’s differences, we are alike and beautiful.< Less
Smile With Simon By Patricia Ann Simon RN
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Simon, a bright, red cardinal, hatched from his shell with a big gap in his beak. The gap made it hard for him to eat. Simon was not strong enough to fly. One day, he accidentally fell out of the... More > nest and couldn’t get back to his family. Patty discovered the little bird and realized he suffered from the same thing as she, a cleft lip. A story of friendship, love, acceptance, and kindness, this playful picture book for children shares the importance a smile has on others. It teaches a powerful lesson-despite people’s differences, we are alike and beautiful.< Less

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