DNA Blood Test Gives Women A New Option For Prenatal Screening

by jeeg 26. January 2015 21:52
  When Amy Seitz got pregnant with her second child last year, she knew that being 35 years old meant there was an increased chance of chromosomal disorders like Down syndrome. She wanted to be screened, and she knew just what kind of screening she wanted — a test that's so new, some w... [More]

Tough Calls on Prenatal Tests

by jeeg 5. April 2013 02:27
  New prenatal blood tests for genetic abnormalities such as Down syndrome are reshaping care for expectant mothers, but their rapid rollout has raised fears that poorly understood results could lead to confusion among patients and doctors managing high-risk pregnancies.   Four ... [More]
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