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Early pre-natal test can diagnose blood disease

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Early pre-natal test can diagnose blood disease

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Italian scientists in Sicily have developed an early and accurate pre-natal test for the blood disease thalassaemia. The genetic disorder is common in countries around the Mediterranean and in South East Asia – the World Health Organisation estimates 300,000 children are born with thalassaemia syndrome around the world each year.