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Accurate test for Down syndrome is now available


2 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Mothers want to know the baby inside their womb is health, but no accurate test is able to screen unborn babies for Down syndrome. However, a new test may change the situation, as new study suggests. Younger women and with low-risk are allowed to undergo a Roche blood test that…

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Non-invasive screening to detect genetic abnormalities in fetus


23 Mar, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Soon, hospitals in Australia will use a new, cutting-edge screening technology, allowing a non-invasive blood test to offer parents screening results for chromosomal disorders like Down syndrome. The non-invasive blood test has been available for the past two years only in the United States to companies who could afford the…