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2010-07-21 13:49:00

SEATTLE, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- A Seattle-area mother and her four-month-old daughter represent a tiny number of births nationwide - perhaps among the first three- using a technology that could be the next major advancement in reducing multiple miscarriages. Sheila Gruber, 34, of Duval, had suffered two consecutive miscarriages prior to undergoing a form of in vitro fertilization (IVF) and embryonic analysis that allows geneticists to examine about one-fourth of the entire human genome - 40...

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2010-07-02 07:51:22

Although clubfoot is one of the most common congenital birth defects, few genetic causes have been found.

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2010-06-30 11:30:00

Researchers say that a blood test during pregnancy could one day replace more invasive tests for Down's syndrome.

2010-06-30 03:49:00

LONDON, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan is pleased to announce that it has awarded its prestigious 2010 Scandinavia New Product Innovation Award to FCMB ApS ("FCMB") for its breakthrough work in non-invasive prenatal testing.

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2010-06-25 10:19:58

Researchers have identified a novel protein complex that regulates around 4000 genes in the fruit fly Drosophila and likely plays an important role in mammals, too.

2010-06-18 14:56:41

Research currently being undertaken at the University of Leicester may identify reasons underlying an increased risk of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms (AAA) in men.

2010-05-14 11:19:38

An international consortium of genetics experts has issued a consensus statement recommending chromosomal microarray (CMA) as the new standard practice for genetic evaluation of children with unexplained developmental delay, autism or birth defects.

2010-05-14 10:00:12

Oxygen levels in the lab can permanently alter human embryonic stem (ES) cells, specifically inducing X chromosome inactivation in female cells, according to Whitehead Institute researchers.

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2010-04-29 14:55:11

Jumping Elements, Some of Which Cause Genetic Diseases, Become Incorporated in the Genome at Different Stages of Human Development.


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