Navigation Links
Down’s Syndrome Test - Advised in All Pregnancie

The Obstetricians and Gynecologists from the American College have recommended that all pregnant women, regardless of age should be offered screening for Down’s Syndrome. // The recommendations have marked a major shift in prenatal care. The new guidelines were published in January's issue of the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology.

The main reason for their recommendations are that the tests far less invasive than the long-used amniocentesis are now widely available, some of that can even tell, in the first trimester, the risk of a fetus having Down syndrome or other chromosomal defects.

Until now, testing for the common birth defect hinged on whether the woman was older or younger than 35. This change has promised to decrease unnecessary amnios while also detecting Down Syndrome in moms who otherwise would have gone unchecked.

It is believed that about 1 in 800 babies has down syndrome, a condition where an extra chromosome present, causes mental retardation, a characteristic broad, flat face and small head and, often, serious heart defects.

The original age-35 trigger was chosen years ago when doctors had less information about the risk of Down syndrome. The only choice for prenatal detection was an amnio, using a needle to draw fluid from the amniotic sac, which may occasionally cause miscarriage.
SRI
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Down’s Syndrome Is The Leading Birth Defect In the U
2. Discredited Drug may Be Used to Aid Mental Development in Down’s Syndrome Patient
3. Early Clue to Down Syndrome
4. Hope For Stiff-Person Syndrome
5. Restless Legs Syndrome - Help at hand
6. Severe Acute respiratory Syndrome (SARS)
7. WHO Travel Advice to prevent spread of "Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)
8. Treatment for Syndrome X
9. “ Economy Class Syndrome
10. Dementia and Down Syndrome
11. Understanding Restless Legs Syndrome
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:1/23/2017)... ... ... “The Inn at the Mill”: a story of love and redemption, hope and uncertainty ... and content. , “The Inn at the Mill” is the creation of published author, ... and is now living in Berks County on Crow Hill. The inn, the ...
(Date:1/23/2017)... ... ... a time when many people celebrate romance and love by giving cards, candy, flowers or ... present, Atlanta-based Perimeter Plastic Surgery is offering a Valentine’s Day special: Spend $100 ... $50 free. , “A lot of people just buy the more predictable gift of ...
(Date:1/21/2017)... FL (PRWEB) , ... January 21, 2017 , ... Caronlab ... recently attended the January ECRM Trade Show in Hilton Head, SC, where it benefited ... reputation for the quality of its beauty and wellness products. At this trade show, ...
(Date:1/21/2017)... , ... January 21, 2017 , ... ... Alumni Relations, Dianne Travis-Teague, the electrifying line-up of events for its annual meeting ... family, friends, and community. “Coming Home 2017” will be held on Friday ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... MT (PRWEB) , ... January 20, 2017 , ... Spectrum Aquatics Launches New ADA Portable ... saving deck space. Since the lift is mounted on wheels, it can be wheeled out ... lock down kit, to fasten to the deck. "We have transformed the feedback from customers ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/23/2017)... , 23. Januar 2017  ResMed (NYSE: ... und 3B Medical ( Winter Haven, Florida ... Vereinbarung über die Beilegung aller globalen Rechtsstreitigkeiten zwischen den ... Verkauf ihrer bestehenden Produkte im Tausch gegen Lizenzgebühren ... an 3B leisten, um das in Florida ...
(Date:1/23/2017)... , Jan. 23, 2017 Just two weeks remain until ... intellectual property, gather in Central London to discuss ... its kind in the market, Parallel Trade 2017 . ... preliminary list of attendees which is available to read in the event ... ...
(Date:1/21/2017)... PUNE, India , January 20, 2017 ... by Type (Descriptive, Prescriptive), Application (Marketing, R&D, Compliance, SCM), Component (Software, ... CRO) - Forecasts to 2021" published by MarketsandMarkets, the market is ... Billion in 2016, at a CAGR of 13.3% during the forecast ... ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: