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Maternal Obesity Associated with Increased Risk of Stillbirth

Posted on Friday, March 08, 2024 02:48 PM

Results from a recent study using BORN data showed that maternal obesity was associated with an increased risk of stillbirth, particularly at term. 

Researchers at Dalhousie...

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Research Highlights Health Disparities Related to Congenital Heart Disease and Socioeconomic Status

Posted on Tuesday, February 13, 2024 01:56 PM

What is Congenital Heart Disease?

Congenital heart disease (CHD) represents the most prevalent form of congenital anomaly in the world, implicated in over 180,000 infant...

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Join the Ontario First-Trimester Preeclampsia Screening Task Force

Posted on Wednesday, March 01, 2023 01:39 PM

PSO is currently seeking experts to join the First-Trimester Preeclampsia Screening Task Force to advise on implementation considerations for first-trimester preeclampsia...

COVID-19 Vaccine Coverage and Pregnant Individuals in Ontario

Posted on Friday, February 10, 2023 01:10 PM

Data from the BORN Information System was recently used to explore temporal trends and determinants of COVID-19 vaccine coverage and series initiation during pregnancy in...

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Study finds that failed cfDNA screens are associated with a higher chance of chromosome differences

Posted on Tuesday, January 24, 2023 05:16 PM

While cell-free DNA screening (also known as Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing) performs very well for the detection of trisomies 21/18/13, it can at times fail to yield a result.