New blood test offers safer alternative for detecting Down's Syndrome (2:17)
Sept. 5 - British mothers-to-be may soon be able to undergo a non-invasive foetal test for Down's Syndrome which, its developers say, will detect more than 99 percent of Down's Syndrome cases without putting the unborn children at risk. They say the test is a much safer alternative to conventional, more invasive techniques that lead to an estimated 300 miscarriages in the UK each year. Jim Drury reports. ( Transcript )
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