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2014-04-09 08:29:15

PHILADELPHIA, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 5, 2014, the 20(th) anniversary of the death of Dr. Jerome Lejeune was marked with great celebration in Paris. Dr.

2013-10-23 11:27:14

The first evidence that the underlying genetic defect responsible for trisomy 21, also known as Down syndrome, can be suppressed in laboratory cultures of patient-derived stem cells was presented today (Oct. 22) at the American Society of Human Genetics 2013 annual meeting in Boston.

2013-07-24 23:24:55

The media has recently been filled with headlines proclaiming that Down syndrome has been “cured”.

Down's Syndrome Genes Shut Off In New Breakthrough
2013-07-18 05:30:06

Scientists at the University of Massachusetts Medical School have made a huge breakthrough in our understanding of Down's syndrome.

2013-06-07 12:48:20

New research has found that routine screening using a non-invasive test that analyzes fetal DNA in a pregnant woman's blood can accurately detect Down's syndrome and other genetic fetal abnormalities in the first trimester.

Understanding Why Cholesterol Is Linked To Alzheimer's And Heart Disease
2013-04-16 12:15:42

Multiple studies have concluded high amounts of cholesterol can be damaging to your heart and can, in turn, lead to Alzheimer’s disease or stroke. Though this single fact has been well documented, the exact reason why high cholesterol affects the brain has been largely unclear for many years.


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quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.