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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
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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, 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 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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August 25, 2014, 6:33 am
A Grandmother's Promise
Watching her granddaughter's fatal suffering from a rare disease turned Rutgers employee Cheryl Daniels into an advocate for a change in mandatory newborn screening laws.

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August 20, 2014, 1:53 pm
Ontario celebrates first anniversary of "bubble boy" testing as new study shows it is twice as common among newborns
OTTAWA, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Newborn Screening Ontario (NSO), based at the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO), this month celebrates the first anniversary of screening newborns across the province of Ontario for Severe Combined Immune Deficiency (SCID), a deadly disorder previously known as "Bubble Boy Disease".  According to a new study published today in the Journal of the ...

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August 20, 2014, 7:36 am
'Bubble Boy' Disease May Be More Common Than Thought
Screening infants for SCID saves lives, researchers report

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