Nicole Bondy

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Treating Down Syndrome Not Eugenics

Scientists have learned how to “turn off” the extra gene that leads to Down syndrome. From the <i>Guardian</i> story:<p><b>Scientists have corrected the genetic</b> …

New Down Syndrome test less invasive for pregnant women

A new, simple blood test to predict Down Syndrome could help reduce the number of women undergoing amniocentesis.<p>While it is less invasive, with a …

We are all uniquely written (not like a set of encyclopedias)

PGD biopsy with encyclopedia image overlay<p>In 2008, I attended the American Congress of Obstetricians & Gynecologists (ACOG) annual convention where …

The Case for Conserving Disability

Following up on a previous post, here’s highlights from “the case for conserving disability” by Rosemarie Garland-Thomson. I hope the quoted …

What does the Department of Defense say about Down syndrome prenatal testing?

With today being Veterans Day in the United States, let’s see what the Department of Defense says about prenatal testing for Down syndrome.<p>Through a …