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2011-10-17 14:45:26

A new DNA-based prenatal blood test that can strikingly reduce the number of risky diagnostic procedures needed to identify a pregnancy with Down syndrome is ready to be introduced into clinical practice.

2011-02-10 14:04:32

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

2011-01-14 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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2011-01-12 12:50:00

Research published on Tuesday states that DNA in a pregnant woman's blood can reliably show whether her fetus has Down's syndrome, which can reduce the need for invasive testing procedures like amniocentesis.

2009-01-28 20:00:00

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

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2008-11-28 10:15:00

A new national screening strategy in Denmark has halved the number of infants born with Down's syndrome and increased the number of infants diagnosed before birth by 30%, according to a study published on bmj.com today.

2008-10-09 06:00:17

By Andrew Pollack For three decades, scientists have been trying to develop a noninvasive prenatal test for Down syndrome that would replace amniocentesis, which can cause miscarriages.

2008-06-30 06:01:00

By Kate Foster EVERY pregnant woman in Scotland is to be offered an early and highly accurate test to see if their baby has Down's Syndrome.


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  • Growing in low tufty patches.
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