News tagged with genetic screens

ESHRE publishes new PGD guidelines

The four guidelines include one outlining the organisation of a PGD centre and three relating to the methods used: amplification-based testing, fluorescence in situ hybridisation (FISH)-based testing and polar body/embryo ...

Oct 22, 2010
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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 ...

Oct 15, 2010
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Chromosomal abnormality found for inherited clubfoot

Although clubfoot is one of the most common congenital birth defects, few genetic causes have been found. Now, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found what they believe ...

Jul 01, 2010
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Testing curbs some genetic diseases

(AP) -- Some of mankind's most devastating inherited diseases appear to be declining, and a few have nearly disappeared, because more people are using genetic testing to decide whether to have children.

Feb 17, 2010
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