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2013-10-23 23:31:48

Offering state-of-the-art DNA testing that is safe and accurate. New York (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 Natus, an paternity prenatal DNA testing agency, has announced the launch of their new, revamped website. The new site has been optimized for mobile use so that customers can browse Natus’ DNA testing services on their smartphone device, order products or retrieve account information on-the-go. Natus offers prenatal DNA testing, adoption DNA testing, and paternity testing services. All...

2013-07-06 23:03:35

Prenatal Paternity D.N.A. testing at as early as 5 weeks. (PRWEB) July 06, 2013 Natus Laboratory, a leader in the D.N.A. industry, has recently announced a new groundbreaking prenatal D.N.A. test offering future parents the possibility to confirm the paternity of their unborn child at as early as 5 weeks of gestation. Until recently, prenatal D.N.A. test was available starting at 9 weeks. Thanks to advance technology developed by Natus Laboratory this test is now offered at an earlier...

2013-06-24 23:25:00

Over 250 children who received prenatal care at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment gathered with their families to celebrate 17 years of hope at special fetal surgery patient reunion Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) June 23, 2013 Over 1,300 people from 16 states came together today at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) to celebrate the 17th Annual Family Reunion hosted by the Hospital’s Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment....

2013-06-07 12:48:20

New research has found that routine screening using a non-invasive test that analyzes fetal DNA in a pregnant woman's blood can accurately detect Down's syndrome and other genetic fetal abnormalities in the first trimester. Published early online in Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology, the results suggest that the test is superior to currently available screening strategies and could reshape standards in prenatal testing. Current screening for Down's syndrome, or trisomy 21, and...

2013-06-06 23:17:14

The world´s most experienced fetal diagnosis and fetal surgery team hits record-breaking milestone Philadelphia, Pa. (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 Eighteen years after opening its internationally prominent Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment, The Children´s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) celebrates 1,000 fetal surgeries — highly complex surgical interventions to repair birth defects in the womb. Approximately 4,000 fetal surgeries have been done worldwide, meaning a quarter of...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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