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Newborns Could Soon Be Screened for Rare Pompe Enzyme Deficiency Disorder

Posted: September 1, 2013 at 2:49 am


Shortly after a baby’s first wail at birth she or he receives a tiny prick on the heel. A few drops of blood are caught on special filter paper to screen for myriad diseases. [More]

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