Month: July 2011

July 22, 2011
Prenatal test extends choice for pregnant women

Pregnant women who carry the haemophilia gene could benefit from a non-invasive prenatal diagnostic test that analyses fetal DNA circulating in the mother’s blood that could reduce the number of unnecessary Caesarean sections and cut the need for carriers to give birth in specialist centres. The new test, which carries no risk to the unborn …

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