Another shared item from Dan. This story from the SMH.
AUSTRALIA urgently needs a national screening policy for Down syndrome, experts say, after international research showed it could halve the number of babies born with the incurable genetic condition.
So how does testing produce such amazing results?
Access to the four tests that help detect if a foetus has Down syndrome varies widely between states, urban and rural areas, and public and private patients, leading to stark differences in birth and termination rates.
Amazing. The miracles of modern technology.