04 July 2011
Questions on IVF and Down syndrome
A test designed to spot chromosome abnormalities in eggs could be revolutions in fertility, helping older women determine their chances of having an IVF baby, doctors said.
But in developing the test, they added, worrying evidence emerged that in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) may boost the risk of a baby with Down's syndrome.
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