NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – With the arrival over the past year of several new prenatal genetic diagnostic tests and recent advances in sequencing the fetal genome, genomic medicine has begun to show how it may be used to diagnose diseases in fetuses early in pregnancy and with high accuracy, but it also is posing new challenges for medical communities and parents, according to a review published online in Nature Medicine today.

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