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October 25, 2014, 1:46 pm
Utah baby's rare condition found in updated newborn screening test
A fairly recent addition to Utah's newborn screening protocol has detected its first case of a rare but sometimes fatal condition.

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October 23, 2014, 4:26 pm
Updated newborn screening test picks up rare condition in Utah baby
A fairly recent addition to Utah's newborn screening protocol has detected its first case of a rare but sometimes fatal...

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October 28, 2014, 5:54 pm
NHS screening advice 'must improve'
The NHS needs to get better at highlighting the dangers of screening for diseases such cancer, an influential group of MPs says.

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October 27, 2014, 7:00 pm
Vitamin test good news for vegetarians
B12 deficiency affects nearly 5% of Canadian adults and often goes undiagnosed, but a new study out of UBC has the potential to change that.

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October 27, 2014, 6:15 am
One drop will do: UBC researchers develop simple new test for vitamin B12 deficiency
( University of British Columbia ) Researchers at the University of British Columbia have developed a novel method to test for vitamin B12 deficiency that is sensitive enough to work on anyone, including newborn babies and large swaths of the general population.

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October 22, 2014, 5:45 am
Medical Diagnostic Laboratories, L.L.C. Institute for Biomarker Research Announces New Prenatal Cystic Fibrosis Tests
HAMILTON, N.J., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --   Medical Diagnostic Laboratories, L.L.C., (MDL), a CLIA-certified, CAP-accredited laboratory which specializes in high complexity, state-of-the-art, automated ...

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October 19, 2014, 9:29 pm
The Rundown: Keeping school children safe and preparing hospitals for emergencies
A Berks County lawmaker's plan to stop school employees caught having sexual relationships with students from getting jobs in other schools could soon become law.

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October 18, 2014, 8:30 am
Study examines type of exome sequencing and molecular diagnostic yield
( The JAMA Network Journals ) In a sample of patients with undiagnosed, suspected genetic conditions, a certain type of exome sequencing method was associated with a higher molecular diagnostic yield than traditional molecular diagnostic methods, according to a study appearing in JAMA. The study is being released to coincide with the American Society of Human Genetics annual meeting.

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October 16, 2014, 5:34 am
Hannah's Law, named for a Bristol Twp. baby, is official
On Wednesday, Gov. Corbett signed Pennsylvania House Bill 1654, also known as Hannah’s Law. It adds Krabbe disease and five other disorders to the state’s newborn screening list.

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October 15, 2014, 3:40 pm
Hannah's Law, named for a Bristol Township baby, is official
A law inspired by little Hannah Ginion soon may begin saving lives.

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October 15, 2014, 12:19 pm
'Hannah's Law', named for Bristol Twp. baby, is official
A law inspired Little Hannah Ginion, of Bristol Township, will soon begin saving lives.

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October 12, 2014, 12:10 am
Small Lancaster County clinic treating Amish, breaking ground on genetics
STRASBURG, Pa. - Weeks after his birth in 2001, Benjamin Glick was stricken with a mysterious illness. He would vomit and pass out. He wouldn't eat and lost weight. Over five agonizing months, his parents took him to 12 doctors at six hospitals in the Philadelphia area.

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