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Latest Prenatal diagnosis Stories

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.

2010-10-26 22:18:11

When prenatal diagnosis detects the severe heart defect hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) in a fetus, a comprehensive prenatal evaluation is important to provide parents an accurate prognosis.

2010-10-26 07:45:00

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When prenatal diagnosis detects the severe heart defect hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) in a fetus, a comprehensive prenatal evaluation is important to provide parents an accurate prognosis.

2010-10-13 13:28:05

Prenatal treatment of congenital toxoplasmosis with antibiotics might substantially reduce the proportion of infected fetuses that develop serious neurological sequelae (brain damage, epilepsy, deafness, blindness, or developmental problems) or die, and could be particularly effective in fetuses whose mothers acquired Toxoplasma gondii, the parasite that causes toxoplasmosis, during the first third of pregnancy.

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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.

2010-03-08 13:30:58

New study in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology explores this controversy.


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