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Simple, non-invasive test to diagnose Down’s syndrome in pregnant women


June 30th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 30 (ANI): A simple non-invasive blood test, touted as the holy grail for prenatal diagnosis, could detect Down's syndrome in pregnant women, according to researchers.Currently, high-risk women are offered an ... Read more...

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Soon, a simple, prenatal blood test for developing foetus


June 30th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30(ANI): Researchers in The Netherlands are on the verge of developing a simple, prenatal blood test that would be able to detect accurately chromosomal abnormalities in the developing foetus.Dr ... Read more...

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Assisted reproduction ups risk of congenital malformations in babies


June 14th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 14 (ANI): Scientists warn that couples thinking of going for assisted reproductive technology (ART) treatment should know about its increased risk of congenital malformation.Dr. Geraldine Viot, a clinical geneticist at ... Read more...

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Study shows IVF doubles risk of abnormal babies


June 13th, 2010 - 11:33 am ICT by ANI
London, June 13 (ANI): Here's a piece of information for people seeking fertility treatments: Babies conceived through IVF (In vitro fertilisation) are at sharply increased risk of serious congenital malformations, suggests a ... Read more...

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