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Cytomegalovirus infection is the most common congenital infection in newborns, with the virus passing from an infected pregnant woman to her foetus.
US economist, mother and author of 'Expecting Better', Emily Oster, claims that some of the most popular pregnancy and parenting advice are backed by unsubstantiated studies.
His DNA test for Down’s Syndrome benefited millions but raised ethical dilemma about designer babies. Now Dr Dennis Lo predicts Hong Kong is ready for biotech boom
In a three-part series, the Post talks to winners of the InnoStars Awards, organised by Our Hong Kong Foundation to recognise leaders and promote innovation. In the first part, we sit down with Dr Dennis Lo, a pioneer in DNA testing
Inherited conditions of haemoglobin are becoming an increasing health burden, with an estimated 7% of the world’s populations having the gene mutations.
Thalassaemia is the name for a group of inherited conditions that affect haemoglobin in red blood cells.
Hydrocephalus is a condition in which there is an abnormal accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid within the brain, which is problematic.
There are a variety of tests available to help diagnose birth defects while the baby is still in the womb.
Our columnist shares some facts and preventive methods related to the Zika virus outbreak.
Floating bowel happens when bowel flows outside a foetus’ abdomen and into the amniotic fluid. Find out how to detect this abdominal defect quickly.