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Scientists establish framework for understanding mechanics that underlie vesicle formation

Scientists establish framework for understanding mechanics that underlie vesicle formation

New report expresses ethical concerns about use of non-invasive prenatal testing

New report expresses ethical concerns about use of non-invasive prenatal testing

Popularity of non-invasive prenatal testing increasing among pregnant women

Popularity of non-invasive prenatal testing increasing among pregnant women

NYU Lutheran offers comprehensive cardiac care for unborn babies

NYU Lutheran offers comprehensive cardiac care for unborn babies

Study to evaluate magnitude of health risks caused by Zika virus in pregnant women, infants

Study to evaluate magnitude of health risks caused by Zika virus in pregnant women, infants

Embryos with abnormalities in initial stages of pregnancy may grow into healthy babies

Embryos with abnormalities in initial stages of pregnancy may grow into healthy babies

Clinical validation study on MaterniT GENOME test published in American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Clinical validation study on MaterniT GENOME test published in American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology

New method may extend use of noninvasive prenatal testing to detect chromosomal abnormalities

New method may extend use of noninvasive prenatal testing to detect chromosomal abnormalities

Simple, low risk blood test can detect foetal blood group and genetic conditions in unborn babies

Simple, low risk blood test can detect foetal blood group and genetic conditions in unborn babies

Testing amniotic fluid could guide doctors to make delivery planning decisions for preterm births

Testing amniotic fluid could guide doctors to make delivery planning decisions for preterm births

DNA testing for Down's syndrome could potentially save lives of unborn babies

DNA testing for Down's syndrome could potentially save lives of unborn babies

Study suggests potential way to predict autism or psychosis risk in children with genetic abnormality

Study suggests potential way to predict autism or psychosis risk in children with genetic abnormality

New prenatal test introduced for detecting Down’s Syndrome

New prenatal test introduced for detecting Down’s Syndrome

Position statement on promise, challenges of non-invasive prenatal testing

Position statement on promise, challenges of non-invasive prenatal testing

BGI Diagnostics develops ‘education hub’ to raise awareness about non-invasive prenatal testing

BGI Diagnostics develops ‘education hub’ to raise awareness about non-invasive prenatal testing

BGI issued patent for non-invasive prenatal genetic test technology

BGI issued patent for non-invasive prenatal genetic test technology

Women better informed about prenatal genetic testing choose fewer tests

Women better informed about prenatal genetic testing choose fewer tests

Decision-support guide for prenatal genetic testing, no cost for testing result in less prenatal test use

Decision-support guide for prenatal genetic testing, no cost for testing result in less prenatal test use

CareFusion launches ChloraPrep 1 mL applicator

CareFusion launches ChloraPrep 1 mL applicator

Exposure to elevated levels of steroid hormones in the womb linked to later development of autism

Exposure to elevated levels of steroid hormones in the womb linked to later development of autism