Published in Women's Health Weekly, June 26th, 2003
The study, reported in the June 2003 Journal of Medical Screening, was carried out by Professor Nicholas Wald and colleagues at the Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine and University College Hospital. Their report also shows that the integrated test is best in terms of efficacy and cost.
Without screening, 1 in 700 babies would be born with Down syndrome. Some hospitals in the U.K. offer a method of antenatal screening at 16 weeks called the...
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