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2009-09-14 08:58:12

New article examines the influence of current tests on birth rates, assesses forthcoming tests, and calls for the establishment of medical and educational policies.

2009-07-07 13:15:00

A study of more than 64,000 pregnant women has found that miscarriage rates following amniocentesis and chorionic villus sampling (CVS) - two invasive procedures to detect chromosomal abnormalities and birth defects - were 1.4 per cent and 1.9 per cent, respectively.

2009-02-13 10:56:42

People facing possible genetic defects avoid pregnancy rather than undergo prenatal testing, a British researcher says. University of Exeter researcher Dr.

2009-02-12 08:47:47

Parents of children with genetic conditions may avoid the need to choose whether to undergo pre-natal testing or to abort future pregnancies by simply avoiding subsequent pregnancy altogether, a study has found.

2009-02-05 03:00:00

MINEOLA, N.Y., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Lenetix, Inc. today announced the launch of an Institutional Review Board (IRB)-approved screening study of an improved first and second trimester non-invasive fetal diagnostic test to detect Down syndrome.

2009-01-28 20:00:00

Lenetix Announces Successful Study of Improved Non-invasive Test Procedure MINEOLA, N.Y., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Lenetix, Inc.

2009-01-27 07:00:00

-- New Technology May Allow Development of Accurate Blood Test for Common Genetic Disorders Early in Pregnancy -- MENLO PARK, Calif., Jan.

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2009-01-26 15:40:00

A new study by researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center found a high desire for additional genetic testing among consumers for life altering and threatening medical conditions including mental retardation, blindness, deafness, cancer, heart disease, dwarfism and shortened lifespan from death by 5 years of age.


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