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Gene chip technology can detect one of the commonest cystic fibrosis (CF) genetic mutations with 100% accuracy

Gene chip technology can detect one of the commonest cystic fibrosis (CF) genetic mutations with 100% accuracy

Current legislation on preimplantation genetic diagnosis in Germany does not reflect the views of the general public

Current legislation on preimplantation genetic diagnosis in Germany does not reflect the views of the general public

New York study reveals that babies in the womb are more sensitive than their mothers to DNA damage from pollution

New York study reveals that babies in the womb are more sensitive than their mothers to DNA damage from pollution

Newborns are more susceptible to DNA damage from pollution than their mothers

Newborns are more susceptible to DNA damage from pollution than their mothers

Doctors failing to identify smoking in adolescents

Doctors failing to identify smoking in adolescents

Lawsuit against 3 largest U.S. canned tuna companies for failing to warn about exposure to mercury

Lawsuit against 3 largest U.S. canned tuna companies for failing to warn about exposure to mercury

Cornelia de Lange syndrome gene discovered

Cornelia de Lange syndrome gene discovered

Latest research into schizophrenia and links between prenatal vitamin D and growth

Latest research into schizophrenia and links between prenatal vitamin D and growth

Obesity must be acknowledged as a disease

Obesity must be acknowledged as a disease

Prenatal factors may play a role in autism

Prenatal factors may play a role in autism

One small glass of wine may be enough to harm fetal brain

One small glass of wine may be enough to harm fetal brain

Incentive-based program in Mexico is appears to have improved child health

Incentive-based program in Mexico is appears to have improved child health

Prenatal cocaine exposure not associated with lower full scale IQ scores

Prenatal cocaine exposure not associated with lower full scale IQ scores

Discovery of the gene for Cornelia de Lange syndrome

Discovery of the gene for Cornelia de Lange syndrome

People infected with chlamydia is at an all-time high

People infected with chlamydia is at an all-time high

Two serious birth defects in the U. S. are on the decline

Two serious birth defects in the U. S. are on the decline

New screening helps to determine risk for having a baby with Down syndrome

New screening helps to determine risk for having a baby with Down syndrome

Embryo testing could produce babies who might aid sick siblings

Embryo testing could produce babies who might aid sick siblings

Survey reveals important information about pregnancy health

Survey reveals important information about pregnancy health

Australian Schizophrenia study dispels myths

Australian Schizophrenia study dispels myths