Health Diaries > Health News > Women's Health News

November 10, 2005

Down Syndrome Now Detectable in First Trimester

A first-trimester screening test can reliably identify fetuses likely to be born with Down syndrome, providing expectant women with that information much earlier in a pregnancy than current testing allows, according to a major study being released today. (Washington Post)

More News Topics
Breast Cancer      Alternative Health      Infectious Disease       Eating Disorders       Sleep      Orthopedic      Allergies      Neurological Disorders      Senior Health       Heart Health      Mental Health       Autoimmune Disorders      
All content published on is provided for informational and educational purposes only. does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. The site and its services are not a substitute for professional medical advice and treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor before making any changes to your health routine or treatment.

Copyright © 2004-2007 All rights reserved.