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Researchers to develop new tests to evaluate cognitive growth in people with intellectual disability

Researchers to develop new tests to evaluate cognitive growth in people with intellectual disability

High risk for congenital heart defects in Down syndrome provides tool to identify changes in genes

High risk for congenital heart defects in Down syndrome provides tool to identify changes in genes

Researchers awarded grant to develop non-invasive device to detect Human Cytomegalovirus

Researchers awarded grant to develop non-invasive device to detect Human Cytomegalovirus

Penn State scientists find that mitochondrial disease more prevalent in older moms

Penn State scientists find that mitochondrial disease more prevalent in older moms

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

Research findings provide more details about earliest stages of neurodegenerative disease

Research findings provide more details about earliest stages of neurodegenerative disease

State highlights: Calif. audit finds hospital payroll wrongdoing; Ill. plans Medicaid contraception boost; Minn. union vote

State highlights: Calif. audit finds hospital payroll wrongdoing; Ill. plans Medicaid contraception boost; Minn. union vote

NTU research could lead to better treatment options for children suffering from leukaemia

NTU research could lead to better treatment options for children suffering from leukaemia

Findings open up improved treatment possibilities for children suffering from leukaemia

Findings open up improved treatment possibilities for children suffering from leukaemia

Researchers identify group of cells in brain that plays important role in Down syndrome

Researchers identify group of cells in brain that plays important role in Down syndrome

NIFTY test becomes first CFDA approved NIPT based on Next Generation Sequencing Technology

NIFTY test becomes first CFDA approved NIPT based on Next Generation Sequencing Technology

Leading hypothesis for miscarriages, birth defects ruled out by WSU reproductive biologists

Leading hypothesis for miscarriages, birth defects ruled out by WSU reproductive biologists

Combination of effective drugs for Parkinson's disease controls symptoms of Rett syndrome in mice

Combination of effective drugs for Parkinson's disease controls symptoms of Rett syndrome in mice

New insights into egg selection may have broad implications for women's health, fertility

New insights into egg selection may have broad implications for women's health, fertility

Scientists collect new data on how "tumor suppressor" gene works

Scientists collect new data on how "tumor suppressor" gene works

Four-year educational study offers hope for children with intellectual disability

Four-year educational study offers hope for children with intellectual disability

New approach to detect chromosomal abnormalities without harm to mother or fetus

New approach to detect chromosomal abnormalities without harm to mother or fetus

Researchers reveal connection between Down syndrome and acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Researchers reveal connection between Down syndrome and acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Study sheds light on how extra chromosome 21 upsets equilibrium of entire genome in Down syndrome

Study sheds light on how extra chromosome 21 upsets equilibrium of entire genome in Down syndrome