Tag: chromosomal abnormalities

The impact of rare diseases

The impact of rare diseases

In the U.S., any disease affecting fewer than 200,000 people is considered rare. Today, the last day of February is Rare Disease Day, an international ...
Chromosomal abnormalities

Chromosomal abnormalities

About 1 in 150 babies in the US is born with a chromosomal condition. Babies with chromosomal conditions have a problem in one or more of their chromo ...
Pregnant at 46

Pregnant at 46

Most of us have heard that Halle Berry is pregnant at the age of 46. Wow, you go girl!  And did you see the recent episode of Call the Midwife where a ...
Rare Disease Day

Rare Disease Day

Rare Disease Day is an international advocacy day to bring widespread recognition of rare diseases as a global health challenge. The day is celebrated ...
Single umbilical artery

Single umbilical artery

About 1 percent of singleton and about 5 percent of multiple pregnancies (twins, triplets or more) have an umbilical cord that contains only two blood ...