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2014-05-07 23:01:17

With expanded screening test, 50 percent of Ashkenazi Jewish individuals are expected to be identified as carriers of at least one of the 38 diseases New York,

2014-05-07 20:24:01

LONDON, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:

2014-05-05 20:25:24

LONDON, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:

2014-05-05 08:28:53

TARRYTOWN, N.Y. and MENLO PARK, Calif., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Autism Risk Higher For Mothers Over 30 Years Of Age
2014-04-22 14:13:47

While several recent studies on the risk of a child developing an autism spectrum disorder have focused on paternal age or even the age of the grandfather, a new Sweden-based study has found that risk for ASD increases with the age of both parents.

2014-04-08 23:22:15

A monotype print by Milda Vizbar, a Westbeth artist from New York City, has been accepted into the Muscular Dystrophy Association Art Collection. Tucson, Ariz.

2014-04-07 16:08:27

The transfer, via a viral vector, of a normal copy of the gene deficient in patients, allowed to fully and very rapidly cure the heart disease in mice.

2014-03-31 12:10:17

Nearly half of patients with the most common form of adult leukemia are said to have normal chromosomes but appear instead to have a distinct pattern of genetic abnormalities that could better define their prognosis and treatment.

2014-03-26 16:25:15

DUBLIN, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3gb8bq/prenatal_and) has announced the addition of the "Prenatal

2014-03-26 12:28:50

Enabled Reduced Analysis Time Per Case, Improved Ability to Track & Query Identified Variants BOSTON and LEUVEN, Belgium, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cartagenia, the world leader


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