News tagged with live birth

Detecting fetal chromosomal defects without risk

Chromosomal abnormalities that result in birth defects and genetic disorders like Down syndrome remain a significant health burden in the United States and throughout the world, with some current prenatal screening procedures ...

May 06, 2014
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Father's age affects offspring

(Medical Xpress)—In a new paper, USC Dornsife molecular and computational biologists Norman Arnheim and Peter Calabrese and their team found that the longer a man waits to have children, the greater the chance of having ...

Jun 07, 2013
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Past pregnancies linked to reduced MS risk in women

Women who have multiple pregnancies may have a lower risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS), according to research published in the March 7, 2012, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academ ...

Mar 07, 2012
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