News tagged with newborn screening

Who owns our blood?

The absence of specific laws which define the ownership, storage and use of blood drops taken from every Australian baby since 1971 could threaten public trust in newborn screening (NBS) programs in Australia, a University ...

Mar 21, 2011
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New Web site promotes interoperable newborn screening data

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) today launched the Newborn Screening Coding and Terminology Guide, an important step toward efficient electronic exchange of standard newborn screening data. The new Web site was created ...

Sep 15, 2009
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Survey: Ask permission to use newborn data, parents say

More than three-quarters of parents would be willing to permit the use of their children's newborn screening samples for research purposes if their permission were obtained beforehand, a University of Michigan survey shows.

Jul 15, 2009
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