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September 18, 2014, 5:10 pm
Newborn Screening/Testing Market worth $ 819.6 Million by 2019 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets
Newborn screening market is driven by several factors which include benefits offered by newborn testing programs, legislations and mandates, technological advancements, government support, and the expanding panel of newborn diseases. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/newborn-screening-market-141676244.html (PRWeb September 18, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com ...

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September 18, 2014, 10:35 am
March of Dimes honors Arizona with first-ever newborn screening award
( March of Dimes Foundation ) The March of Dimes presented Will Humble, M.P.H., Arizona's Department of Health Services director, with its first ever newborn screening quality award at a ceremony held here today. Mr. Humble established a policy of full transparency for the length of time it takes Arizona hospitals to send newborn blood samples to the lab for analysis, and set a target of having ...

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April 24, 2005, 8:24 pm
New Site
Welcome to the NEW NewbornScreening.com with automatic news updates (Newborn Screening and Public Health related) and updated links to state by state lab websites.  Now under new management.  Email us at admin (at newbornscreening dot com) or post a message on our Forum with any suggestions on how we can better serve the Newborn Screening community.  We are also actively looking for sponsors who can help us grow our site.

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Newborn Screening Mentioned:
September 20, 2014, 9:11 pm
Skate for a cure for ALD
The event is a Pro-Am skateboarding competition with community vendors, music and street competitions by age group.

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September 18, 2014, 3:16 pm
Arizona health department awarded for new infant blood screening process
The Arizona Department of Health Services was given its first-ever Newborn Screening Quality Award by the March of Dimes on Thursday.

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September 16, 2014, 5:15 pm
Eugene Baby Gets Bone Marrow Transplant
PORTLAND, Ore. — A Eugene baby is one step closer to coming home after receiving a bone marrow transplant in Portland. Monday night, 4-month-old Kai Knight, received a bone marrow transplant at Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, and Tuesday morning, just hours later, he was all smiles. Kai has an immunodeficiency syndrome called SCID, so he needed … Continue reading »

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September 16, 2014, 4:27 am
Research and Markets: New Born Screening Market to 2019 - Test Type, Technology, Instrument, Accessories, Reagent ...
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "NewBorn Screening Market by Test Type, Technology, Ins

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September 10, 2014, 8:14 pm
Parents battle to save baby without working immune system
New parents Jenna and Brenden Heady love to show off their beautiful baby girl, but they're forced to do it behind the safety of their front door.

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September 10, 2014, 3:56 am
SCD patients who experience discrimination are less likely to follow physician recommendations
Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) is the most common genetic condition detected by newborn screening in the United States - a physically devastating and painful illness affecting an estimated 100,000 individuals currently nationwide.

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September 9, 2014, 1:29 pm
Sickle Cell Disease Patients Are Less Likely to Follow Physician Recommendations When They Perceive Discrimination ...
A Johns Hopkins Sickle Cell Disease researcher and patient led a study of other Sickle Cell patients and the connection between their adherence to medical advice and their perceived discrimination by the healthcare system.

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September 9, 2014, 7:15 am
PPMD Welcomes Annie Kennedy as Senior Vice President of Legislation & Public Policy
HACKENSACK, N.J., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pat Furlong, Founding President and CEO of Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD), the leading advocacy organization working to end Duchenne muscular dystrophy (Duchenne), announced today that Annie Kennedy has joined the PPMD team as Senior Vice President of Legislation and Public Policy. Ms. Kennedy joins PPMD after being with the ...

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September 6, 2014, 5:02 pm
CHEO test helps diagnose rare genetic condition
At nearly three months old, little Etienne Blais has big brown eyes, takes enormous delight in sticking out his newly-discovered tongue and is tantalizingly close to letting his parents sleep through the night.

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September 4, 2014, 8:30 am
Seven-week-old boy hears mom's voice for the first time, can't help but smile
In July 2012, Toby and Michelle Lever of Victoria, Australia, watched as specialists fit their then-7-week-old son, Lachlan, with hearing aids. Once fitted with the hearing aids, Lachlan heard his mother’s voice for the first time. "When they turned the headphones on and Lachlan smiled and his face lit up, it was the most magical thing I’d ever seen in my life," Michelle recalled.

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