Down syndrome, paternal age and education: comparison of California and the Czech Republic
- Maternal Age and Down's Syndrome. Shiono, Hiroshi; Kadowaki, Junichi; Nakao, Tooru // Clinical Pediatrics;Mar1975, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p241
The article reports that the incidence of Down's syndrome increases with advancing maternal age. Scientists have showed that the distribution of maternal age in Down's syndrome is bimodal, with one peak at about the maternal age of 27 and another at age 37. Recently, scientists have noted that...
- Down's pregnancy test. // GP: General Practitioner;3/10/2003, p7
Reports on a research conducted in Great Britain regarding the importance of considering maternal age and four markers in maternal blood at the time of screening for Down's syndrome.
- Down's Syndrome: Percentage Reporting on Birth Certificates and Single Year Maternal Age Risk Rates for Ohio 1970-79 with Upstate New York Data. Huether, Carl A.; Gummere, Gregory R.; Hook, Ernest B.; Dignan, Peter St. J.; Volodkevich, Helen; Barg, Michael; Ludwig, David A.; Lamson, Scott H. // American Journal of Public Health;Dec1981, Vol. 71 Issue 12, p1367
Estimates of single year maternal age risk rates for Down's Syndrome births to White residents of Ohio over the period 1970-79 are reported. The rates were estimated from birth certificate data, which first necessitated estimating the percentage of reporting of Down's Syndrome on Ohio birth...
- Effect of parity, gravidity, previous miscarriage, and age on risk of Down's syndrome: Population... Chan, Annabelle; McCaul, Kieran A. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/03/98, Vol. 317 Issue 7163, p923
Presents information on a study which investigated the risk of Down's syndrome, in maternal age by maternal parity, gravidity, or previous miscarriage. Analysis of risk factors for increase in parity or gravidity; Insight into the risk of women with low parity; Results of the study.
- Revised estimates of the maternal age specific live birth prevalence of Down's syndrome. Morris, J. K.; Mutton, D. E.; Alberman, E. // Journal of Medical Screening;Mar2002, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p2
Objectives: To revise the estimates of maternal age specific live birth prevalence of Down's syndrome in the absence of antenatal screening and selective termination using newly available data. Setting and Design: Data were used from the National Down Syndrome Cytogenetic Register (NDSCR), which...
- Decisions about Prenatal Testing for Chromosomal Disorders: Perceptions of a Diverse Group of Pregnant Women. Moyer, Anne; Brown, Beth; Gates, Elena; Daniels, Molly; Brown, Halle D.; Kuppermann, Miriam // Journal of Women's Health & Gender-Based Medicine;May99, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p521
The article cites a study conducted to elucidate factors influencing women's decisions regarding prenatal genetic screening for and diagnosis of chromosomal disorders and to learn about their experiences with these tests and with the medical system. Prenatal diagnostic tests, including...
- Down's syndrome. Thakkar, Raj // Nursery World (Haymarket Business Publications Ltd);3/18/2010, Vol. 110 Issue 4211, p17
The article discusses the nature and extent of Down's syndrome in Great Britain. It states that around 750 children are born with it annually and that women of high maternal age and mothers with previous Down's babies are at risk. Information presented elaborates on the syndrome's complications....
- Down syndrome increases among U.S. children. // Infectious Diseases in Children;Jan2010, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p28
The article discusses research done on the link between older average maternal age and an increase in the number of babies born with Down syndrome from 1979 to 2003 by M. Shin and colleagues, published in the 2009 issue of "Pediatrics."
- Twenty-year trends in the prevalence of Down syndrome and other trisomies in Europe: impact of maternal age and prenatal screening. Loane, Maria; Morris, Joan K; Addor, Marie-Claude; Arriola, Larraitz; Budd, Judith; Doray, Berenice; Garne, Ester; Gatt, Miriam; Haeusler, Martin; Khoshnood, Babak; Klungsøyr Melve, Kari; Latos-Bielenska, Anna; McDonnell, Bob; Mullaney, Carmel; O'Mahony, Mary; Queißer-Wahrendorf, Annette; Rankin, Judith; Rissmann, Anke; Rounding, Catherine; Salvador, Joaquin // European Journal of Human Genetics;Jan2013, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p27
This study examines trends and geographical differences in total and live birth prevalence of trisomies 21, 18 and 13 with regard to increasing maternal age and prenatal diagnosis in Europe. Twenty-one population-based EUROCAT registries covering 6.1 million births between 1990 and 2009...