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IVF and chromosome testing: an interview with Dr. Santiago Munné

IVF and chromosome testing: an interview with Dr. Santiago Munné

Standoff between a mutated gene and normal counterpart keeps certain cancer cells alive

Standoff between a mutated gene and normal counterpart keeps certain cancer cells alive

BGI Health to introduce NIFTY screening test to reduce miscarriages

BGI Health to introduce NIFTY screening test to reduce miscarriages

Elan enrolls first patient dosing in phase 2a study of ELND005 in Down syndrome

Elan enrolls first patient dosing in phase 2a study of ELND005 in Down syndrome

Parents use bibliotherapy as a tool to help kids facing social issues

Parents use bibliotherapy as a tool to help kids facing social issues

Risk for childhood cancer moderately increased among adolescents with major birth defects

Risk for childhood cancer moderately increased among adolescents with major birth defects

DASA Group to offer Natera's non-invasive prenatal test for detection of genetic syndromes

DASA Group to offer Natera's non-invasive prenatal test for detection of genetic syndromes

Verinata Health receives New York's Laboratory Permit for CLIA-certified verifi prenatal test

Verinata Health receives New York's Laboratory Permit for CLIA-certified verifi prenatal test

Researchers to study knowledge and satisfaction of women who choose DNA prenatal screening test

Researchers to study knowledge and satisfaction of women who choose DNA prenatal screening test

State highlights: DOJ sues Fla. over keeping children in nursing homes

State highlights: DOJ sues Fla. over keeping children in nursing homes

First Edition: July 23, 2013

First Edition: July 23, 2013

Discovery provides evidence that genetic defect responsible for Down syndrome can be suppressed

Discovery provides evidence that genetic defect responsible for Down syndrome can be suppressed

Judge blocks new Wis. abortion law; Texas rallies draw thousands

Judge blocks new Wis. abortion law; Texas rallies draw thousands

Action Medical Research funds three new Research Training Fellowships

Action Medical Research funds three new Research Training Fellowships

Consanguineous marriages and older mothers increase risk of birth anomalies in children

Consanguineous marriages and older mothers increase risk of birth anomalies in children

FDA-approved formoterol drug improves cognitive function in mouse model of Down syndrome

FDA-approved formoterol drug improves cognitive function in mouse model of Down syndrome

UNIGE researchers identify genomic variations associated with trisomy 21

UNIGE researchers identify genomic variations associated with trisomy 21

Researchers provide insights into potential therapeutic approaches to Down syndrome

Researchers provide insights into potential therapeutic approaches to Down syndrome

Euro-Peristat project releases second European Perinatal Health Report

Euro-Peristat project releases second European Perinatal Health Report

More evidence of high oxidative stress levels found in Down syndrome neurons

More evidence of high oxidative stress levels found in Down syndrome neurons