News tagged with fetuses

European court nixes Italy embryo screening ban

(AP)—Italy's ban on screening embryos for diseases before they are implanted in a womb violates the rights of a couple whose first child was born with cystic fibrosis, the European Court of Human Rights ruled Tuesday.

Aug 28, 2012
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Perjeta approved for advanced breast cancer

(HealthDay) -- Perjeta (pertuzumab) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat people with HER2-positive late-stage breast cancer, the agency said in a news release.

Jun 11, 2012
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A new clue to predicting pre-eclampsia

(Medical Xpress) -- An indication of whether a mother will develop pre-eclampsia, the most common and severe pregnancy-related disease, has been identified by a University of Sydney study.

May 09, 2012
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