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2008-11-18 09:45:56

A "chip" or array that can quickly detect disorders such as Down syndrome or other diseases associated with chromosomal abnormalities proved an effective tool in prenatal diagnosis in a series of 300 cases at Baylor College of Medicine.

2008-10-28 09:00:07

Sequenom, Inc. (NASDAQ: SQNM) today announced the launch of an independent, prospective, multi-center observational study to document the performance of Sequenom's SEQureDx(TM) Trisomy 21 technology for Down syndrome based upon Sequenom's SEQureDx Technology.

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2008-10-07 07:00:00

Scientists say a prenatal blood test can determine if an unborn baby has Down’s syndrome, without the risk to the fetus from past invasive testing methods, according to US researchers.

2008-10-06 18:00:36

Pregnant women worried about their babies' genetic health face a tough decision: get prenatal gene testing and risk miscarriage, or skip the tests and miss the chance to learn of genetic defects before birth. But a new prenatal test could make this dilemma obsolete.

2008-09-08 12:00:08

By Mary Jo Balasco / mbalasco@heraldonline.com Suzanne Pressley, 22 weeks pregnant with her second child, recently saw her unborn daughter in 3D and 4D - a type of ultrasound imaging that lets parents-to-be see a lifelike, three-dimensional view of their baby with movement.

2008-09-07 15:00:07

By CAROLINE DOHACK Your obstetrician is there to make sure you and your baby are healthy from conception to delivery. That's why choosing the right doctor is important.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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