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Deadly New Virus Reaches Europe

Deadly New Virus Reaches Europe

A dangerous new respiratory disease known as Middle East Virus, or MERS-CoV, has spread from the Middle East to Europe.  Cases have now been reported in Jordan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Tunisia, Britain, Germany, and Italy. This... 
New Blood Test Means Safer Prenatal Screening

New Blood Test Means Safer Prenatal Screening

A British study has shown a new blood test to be safe and effective for detecting chromosomal problems in fetuses.  The test looks for problems in the baby’s DNA, such as when a third copy of a chromosome is present.  This...