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2014-03-19 04:21:22

DUBLIN, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tdmwb8/noninvasive) has announced the addition of the "Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT) Market Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tdmwb8/noninvasive ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Non-invasive prenatal testing is increasingly being adopted by high risk pregnant women for the...

2014-01-16 16:24:23

DUBLIN, January 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/322q6g/noninvasive) has announced the addition of the "Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT) Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/322q6g/noninvasive ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Non-invasive prenatal...

2014-01-06 04:21:56

NEW YORK, January 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research, "Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT) Market (MaterniT21 PLUS, verifi, Harmony, Panorama, NIFTY, PrenaTest and BambniTest) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," the global NIPT market was valued at USD 0.22 billion in 2012 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 37.6% from 2013 to 2019, to reach an estimated value of...

2013-03-20 23:00:40

March 21 is World Down Syndrome Day. The Jérôme Lejeune Foundation, USA is proud to join with disability advocacy associations from 11 nations in an international campaign to say together: Down Syndrome - So What! http://www.downsyndrome-sowhat.eu Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) March 20, 2013 The Jérôme Lejeune Foundation, USA is proud to join with disability advocacy associations from 11 nations (Spain, Portugal, Croatia, the United-Kingdom, Italy, Germany, Poland,...

2011-04-29 22:55:55

A gene known to be important in cardiac development has been newly associated with congenital heart malformations that result in obstruction of the left ventricular outflow tract. These are the findings from a study conducted by Nationwide Children's Hospital and appearing in the journal Birth Defects Research Part A. Left ventricular outflow tract (LVOT) malformations, including aortic valve stenosis, coarctation of the aorta, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, Shone complex and interrupted...

2011-03-03 07:00:00

NEW HAVEN, Conn., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The launch of a new, non-invasive test for the identification of Turner syndrome (TS) was announced today by JS Genetics. The test, XCAT-TS, is a simple cheek swab that identifies girls with Turner syndrome. Until now, Turner syndrome could only be diagnosed with a Karyotype, an invasive test that requires blood from the patient. The results of the XCAT-TS validation study were published in the February 2011 issue of Journal of Clinical...

2011-02-16 17:39:54

As a child grows, a short stature is not usually cause for concern, but it is often the only sign of a condition called Turner syndrome. Prevalent in girls, Turner syndrome is a genetic defect that short-circuits normal growth and leads to cardiac and renal problems. It is not commonly detected until age 10 or older when a youngster's unusually short height raises suspicions. This lag before diagnosis of the condition can delay the start of growth hormone therapy, which can help in achieving...

2011-01-12 00:01:24

Reproductive Medicine Associates of CT Partners with NJ Affiliate for Award-Winning Clinical Study of Comprehensive Chromosomal Screening Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) January 11, 2011 Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut fertility centers (RMACT) recently participated in a breakthrough study titled "A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial Demonstrating Significantly Increased Clinical Pregnancy Rates Following 24-Chromosome Aneuploidy Screening: Biopsy and Analysis on Day 5 with...


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