ESHRE 2014

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Since its first meeting in 1985, European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) has dedicated itself to promoting significant advancements in the field of reproductive biology and medicine. ESHRE supports research and emphasizes the...

Sequenced at Birth: A New Era in Newborn Screening?

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Every year, millions of babies are born in the United States. Before leaving the hospital, all babies are routinely screened for selected inherited and congenital conditions using a few drops of blood from the newborn’s...

Your genes have been freed!

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Last month many were taken by surprise when actress Angelina Jolie published an op-ed in the New York Times about her experience with genetic testing for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer. In it, she revealed...

The Importance of Genetic Testing for Those of Jewish Heritage

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For Jocelyn and her husband, both of Ashkenazi descent, the importance of genetic testing was barely a question in their minds when planning to conceive.  Aware that their Jewish heritage put them at a higher...

Celebrate Family Health History Month with Carrier Screening

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When it comes to preventing hereditary cancers and passing on genetic diseases, the best secret weapon you can have is to know your family health history.  For diseases that tend to reoccur in families, such...