Families facing Trisomy diagnoses fight for life
They say they were treated like their children didn't matter, that their lives were not worth a fight. They are the parents of babies diagnosed with a genetic disorder called Trisomy. Down Syndrome is the more common name for Trisomy 21, but other ...
KY3 - Thu, 11 Jun 2015 14:16

Supreme Court Justice for the Chromosome Rights Movement -- the Next Frontier
Folks with trisomy 21 develop in different ways than people with only two copies of chromosome 21. The presence of the extra chromosome protects them from some ailments while predisposing them to others. For example, it is uncommon for people with ...
Huffington Post - Tue, 30 Jun 2015 13:37

Cell-Free Fetal DNA Testing Warrants Caution, Committee Says
Risk factors are maternal age 35 years or older, ultrasound findings consistent with aneuploidy, family history of trisomy or balanced Robertsonian translocation of chromosome 13 or 21 that could generate a trisomy, and positive maternal serum marker ...
Medscape - Fri, 03 Jul 2015 06:07



Miniature Horse Tied for World's Tiniest Poised for Big Things
Even for a miniature horse, Itty Bitty Hope is pretty small. Her height at birth -- just 14 inches -- was tied with the record of the smallest horse on record, according to her owners. And while being tiny may not always be seen as a positive, for a ...
ABC News - Thu, 02 Jul 2015 13:29



Natera IPO Offers New Non-Invasive Prenatal Procedure
The test screens for common genetic diseases such as Down Syndrome, Edwards' Syndrome (Trisomy 18), Patau Syndrome (Trisomy 13) and other severe intellectual and physical diseases. In the first quarter of 2015, Natera sold 55,000 Panorama tests.
Benzinga - Thu, 02 Jul 2015 10:26



Historic Bethlehem Pike Give Back Program benefits local organizations ...
Scarlet Begonias is one of the businesses participating in the Historic Bethlehem Pike Give Back Program. Photo courtesy of Karen Phelps. View and purchase photos. SPRINGFIELD >> Several Flourtown businesses have found a creative way to help others ...
Montgomery Newspapers - Thu, 02 Jul 2015 14:45



Study: Non-invasive prenatal testing works in women at high risk of having ...
The Netherlands is the first country in the world to include NIPT in a government supported, healthcare-funded trisomy syndrome screening programme. In many other countries, such screening is offered by commercial companies and without governmental ...
News-Medical.net - Mon, 08 Jun 2015 01:25

Down Syndrome NIPT (Noninvasive Prenatal Testing) Also Detects Maternal ...
Medical Daily - Fri, 05 Jun 2015 16:04

UK, Netherlands Report Findings From National NIPT Studies at ESHG ...
GenomeWeb - Sat, 06 Jun 2015 06:41

Non-invasive prenatal testing: Safe, effective and preferred by parents
Science Codex - Sat, 06 Jun 2015 08:40

Computers, Health Care and Other Reader Questions to Ponder
Many of you reached out just to say hi and lately many of you have written kind words and prayers for my daughter, Amaris, who was born with Trisomy-13 last week and is stable and comfortable at the hospital right now. My family and I thank you ...
TheStreet.com - Wed, 01 Jul 2015 09:30


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