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2011-04-07 19:02:10

A new study demonstrates that a procedure used in preconception diagnosis to identify eggs that are free of genetic disease might not work well in all cases.

2011-04-06 10:30:00

NEW YORK, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- KellBenx, a biotechnology company focused on the development of non-invasive prenatal diagnosis (NIPD) of genetic and inherited disorders, announced today that it has signed an exclusive agreement with AdnaGen, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Alere, Inc., to license specific antibodies.

2011-03-18 00:00:28

The Update on Prenatal Diagnosis and Treatment of Fetal Anomalies conference occurs in Philadelphia today through March 19 Philadelphia, PA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 16, 2011 An international group of over 300 medical experts gathers today to discuss the most current advances in prenatal diagnosis and treatment of birth defects.

2011-03-16 11:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An international group of over 300 medical experts gathers today to discuss the most current advances in prenatal diagnosis and treatment of birth defects.

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2011-03-07 07:40:00

Researchers from Cyprus report that a simple blood test can predict whether a baby is likely to have Down Syndrome.

2011-02-10 14:04:32

In 1980 in the United States, approximately 4.5% of all pregnant women were of advanced maternal age.

2011-02-10 13:40:23

Performing delicate surgery in the womb, months before birth, can substantially improve outcomes for children with a common, disabling birth defect of the spine.

2011-01-14 08:45:28

A test that uses the latest DNA technology to analyze genetic components in a pregnant woman's blood could predict Down's syndrome in unborn babies, according to new research.


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