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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

White matter linked with cognitive health

White matter linked with cognitive health

Blood sample could diagnose many types of solid cancers

Blood sample could diagnose many types of solid cancers

Study provides better understanding of why chromosome errors are high in women's eggs

Study provides better understanding of why chromosome errors are high in women's eggs

UC Davis MIND Institute named Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center

UC Davis MIND Institute named Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center

Researcher detects higher rate of seizures among children with autism who were fed soy formula

Researcher detects higher rate of seizures among children with autism who were fed soy formula

Research roundup: Medicaid peer support; doctor Jokes; ACA's asset rules for coverage

Research roundup: Medicaid peer support; doctor Jokes; ACA's asset rules for coverage

cfDNA testing lowers false positive rates and higher predictive values in general obstetric population

cfDNA testing lowers false positive rates and higher predictive values in general obstetric population

Deficiency in SNX27 explains learning impairment in Down's syndrome

Deficiency in SNX27 explains learning impairment in Down's syndrome

Natera initiates distribution partnership with ProPath for Panorama non-invasive prenatal screening test

Natera initiates distribution partnership with ProPath for Panorama non-invasive prenatal screening test

Study: Noninvasive prenatal testing detects 83.2% of chromosomal abnormalities

Study: Noninvasive prenatal testing detects 83.2% of chromosomal abnormalities

Women ages 35+ are at decreased risk of having child with congenital malformation

Women ages 35+ are at decreased risk of having child with congenital malformation

Obama urges Americans to sign up for coverage in State of the Union

Obama urges Americans to sign up for coverage in State of the Union

First Edition: January 29, 2014

First Edition: January 29, 2014

New Access Total βhCG (5th IS) assay from Beckman Coulter receives FDA clearance and is granted CE Mark for Europe

New Access Total βhCG (5th IS) assay from Beckman Coulter receives FDA clearance and is granted CE Mark for Europe

New study aims to better understand brain aging and AD in adults with Down syndrome

New study aims to better understand brain aging and AD in adults with Down syndrome

Four U.S. researchers to receive grants to improve cognition in individuals living with Down syndrome

Four U.S. researchers to receive grants to improve cognition in individuals living with Down syndrome

Researchers recommend strategies to improve overall wellbeing of adults with developmental disabilities

Researchers recommend strategies to improve overall wellbeing of adults with developmental disabilities