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Down's syndrome: New screening 'more accurate'

A new method of screening for Down's syndrome has been developed which trials suggest is over 99% accurate.

Researchers who analysed blood samples from 1,000 women say it could dramatically reduce the need for pregnant women to have invasive procedures that can lead to miscarriage.

Fergus Walsh reports.

  • 07 Jun 2013
  • From the section Health
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