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As a noninvasive method of determining the sex of a fetus, tests using cell-free fetal DNA obtained from the mother's blood after 7 weeks gestation performed well, while urine-based tests appear to be unreliable, according to this study.
A quick, non-invasive test that measures blood oxygen levels in newborns detects more cases of life-threatening congenital heart defects than current standard approaches and should be adopted into the routine assessment of all newborns before discharge from hospital, according to this study.
SAN DIEGO, Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TrovaGene, Inc.
SAN CARLOS, Calif., Aug.
SAN CARLOS, Calif., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Verinata Health, Inc., a privately-held company dedicated to maternal and fetal health, today announced the appointment of James D. Goldberg, M.D., to its Clinical Advisory Board.
SAN DIEGO, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sequenom, Inc.
Over 200 children treated before they were born by CHOPâ€™s Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment, and their families, gathered to celebrate 15 years of Hope. The reunion brings together a unique community of families who have shared similar struggles.
PHILADELPHIA, June 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over 1000 people gathered today to celebrate at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) for the 15th Annual Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment Fetal Family Reunion.
Since June of 2008 more than 750 babies have been delivered in the Special Delivery Unit, the worldâ€™s first birth facility exclusively for mothers carrying babies with known birth defects. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) June 23, 2011 This month marks the third anniversary of the opening of The Childrenâ€™s Hospital of Philadelphiaâ€™s (CHOP) Garbose Family Special Delivery Unit, the worldâ€™s first birth facility exclusively for mothers carrying babies with known birth...
PHILADELPHIA, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This month marks the third anniversary of the opening of The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's (CHOP) Garbose Family Special Delivery Unit, the world's first birth facility exclusively for mothers carrying babies with known birth defects like spina bifida and congenital diaphragmatic hernia.
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