News tagged with prenatal test
The American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) has just released an important new Policy Statement on "Noninvasive Prenatal Screening for Fetal Aneuploidy." The Statement can be found in the Publications section ...
Other Apr 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The notion that police can identify a suspect based on the tiniest drop of blood or trace of tissue has long been a staple of TV dramas, but scientists at Harvard have taken the idea a step further. Using ...
Genetics Jan 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (7) | 0 |
A new method for detecting abnormalities in unborn children is providing physicians with more information to analyze the results than conventional, microscopic testing, according to two George Washington University researchers.
Genetics Dec 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A large, multi-center clinical trial led by researchers from Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) shows that a new genetic test resulted in significantly more clinically relevant information than the current standard ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Dec 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
An international team of geneticists, pediatricians, surgeons and epidemiologists from 23 institutions across three continents has identified two areas of the human genome associated with the most common ...
Genetics Nov 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A new prenatal test for Down's syndrome hit the market in Germany and several other European countries Monday, the manufacturer said, amid a controversy over whether it could lead to more abortions.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
With whole genome sequencing quickly becoming more affordable and accessible, we need to pay more attention to the massive amount of information it will deliver to parents and the fact that we don't yet understand ...
Genetics Aug 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Switzerland has given the green light for a new prenatal test for Down's syndrome amid controversy over whether this will lead to more abortions, a Swiss newspaper reported Sunday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 2
The latest advance in prenatal genetic testing purports to offer parents more detailed information than ever about the child they are expecting. But for some, the new answers could lead to another round of questions.
Genetics Jun 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- A new, noninvasive test to detect certain fetal abnormalities early in pregnancy is being launched and should be widely available next month.
Obstetrics & gynaecology May 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers have identified an elusive gene responsible for Thrombocytopenia with Absent Radii (TAR), a rare inherited blood and skeletal disorder. As a result, this research is now being transformed into ...
Genetics Feb 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
In a study to be presented today at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting, in Dallas, Texas, researchers will report findings that indicate that massively parallel sequencing can ...
Health Feb 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A nationwide, federally funded study has found that testing a developing fetus' DNA through chromosomal microarray (CMA) provides more information about potential disorders than does the standard method of prenatal testing, ...
Genetics Feb 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- Check-ups during pregnancy tend to focus around the waist. But there's growing debate about which mothers-to-be should have a gland in their neck tested, too.
Health Jan 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- New technology and innovations in genetic sequencing are dramatically changing the field of prenatal diagnosis and testing. Peter Benn, professor and director of the Diagnostic Human Genetics ...
Health Nov 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0