Screening companies pitch genetic testing for all couples planning to have children

by jeeg 8. January 2015 21:45
      Carrier screening is a type of genetic testing performed on couples who are expecting or planning for a baby to see if they may be at risk for passing a genetic disorder on to their children. Carrier screening was previously targeted at people from certain ethnic g... [More]

Too Much Information

by jeeg 18. December 2013 21:34
Pregnant women and their partners can already peer at an unborn child’s chromosomes: with amniocentesis, they can learn about the presence or, more likely, absence of large-scale genetic defects, often gaining peace of mind. But only a small percentage of parents-to-be take the opportuni... [More]
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