News tagged with genetic abnormalities

First babies born from genetic screening study

Two women taking part in the world's first controlled study of a comprehensive genetic screening test before IVF have given birth to healthy babies. The babies, twin girls born in Germany in June and a singleton boy born ...

dateOct 15, 2010 in Medical research
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Unexplained childhood disorders

Parents of children with undiagnosed learning disorders, developmental deficits, and congenital abnormalities face a host of psychological and social challenges, which are explored in detail in a reflective article in Genetic Te ...

dateOct 13, 2010 in Genetics
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A better genetic test for autism

A large study from Children's Hospital Boston and the Boston-based Autism Consortium finds that a genetic test that samples the entire genome, known as chromosomal microarray analysis, has about three times the detection ...

dateMar 15, 2010 in Genetics
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