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Prenatal diagnosis


Bioethics press synthesis

Japan extends access to NIPS

09 February 2018

The Japanese Obstetrics and Gynaecology Society is scheduled to meet in March to discuss extending access to non-invasive pre-natal screening (NIPS) for Down...

"No-one should be afraid of having a child with Down syndrome"

11 December 2017

In the United Kingdom, Louise Johnson decided to speak out and make society more aware of Down syndrome.    Six years ago, she gave birth to...

NIPS: a "reflex" procedure tested in the United Kingdom

20 November 2017

Between April 2015 and August 2016, five UK maternity hospitals/clinics used Non-Invasive Prenatal Screening (NIPS) as part of a research project to test a "...

Franck Stephens, with Down syndrome, addresses the American Congress

13 November 2017

Last week, Frank Stephens, actor, Special Olympics[1]athlete and promotor, presented his life experiences to the United States Congress : "I am...


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