Down’s syndrome

New screening test could help identify pregnancy complications
New screening test could help identify pregnancy complications (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Researchers from the Victorian Clinical Genetics Services at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute and Illumina’s Northern California Services Laboratory have developed a method to allow women to gain greater insights into the health of their pregnancy. In the biggest study ... Read More »

Active video games could improve kids’ development
Active video games could improve kids’ development (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Video games might not be as bad for kids as we think, with new research showing interactive games like the Nintendo Wii can help non-typically developing children improve critical motor skills. The research paper, published in the Journal of Science ... Read More »

Tablet technology to help children with autism
Tablet technology to help children with autism (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Monash University researchers have developed the world’s first tablet technology designed to assist children with developmental disabilities such as autism and Down Syndrome. The technology aims to help children stay focused, in a bid to facilitate learning and inclusion within ... Read More »

Better Information about Prenatal Testing Leads to Fewer Tests
Better Information about Prenatal Testing Leads to Fewer Tests (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A clinical trial led by UC San Francisco has found that when pregnant women are educated about their choices on prenatal genetic testing, the number of tests actually drops, even when the tests are offered with no out-of-pocket costs. The ... Read More »

NSW parents in world-first project
NSW parents in world-first project (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The University of Sydney today launched a new project which offers two years of free parenting support to parents and caregivers of children with a disability in New South Wales. Parents and caregivers are invited to go to www.mysay.org.au to ... Read More »

Second trimester markers for Down’s syndrome
Second trimester markers for Down’s syndrome (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A new analysis has found that some second trimester markers for Down’s syndrome that are detected by ultrasound are more telling than others. Published online in Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology, the study’s results will help adjust pregnant women’s risks ... Read More »

 
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