Monday, January 17, 2011

New Genetic Test Screens Would-Be Parents

A powerful new test screens parents' DNA for hundreds of genes that are linked to inherited childhood diseases. The test, which costs less than $400, would let parents know if they both carry genetic mutations that could put a future child at risk.

Source: http://www.npr.org/2011/01/13/132908098/new-gene-test-screens-nearly-500-childhood-diseases?ft=1&f=1007

Brown, Henry E. Jr. Brown-Waite, Ginny Buchanan, Vern Burgess, Michael C. Burton, Dan

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