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Some IVF Drugs May Increase Risk of Down Syndrome for Older Mothers

BBC,  July 3, 2011
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Doctors already know that the chance of having a baby with Down Syndrome goes up with the age of the mother, especially for those over 35. Now UK researchers, who looked at 34 couples, think drugs used to kick-start ovaries for IVF in older women disturb the genetic material of the eggs.

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