Latest Down Syndrome Stories
A new compound that dramatically bolsters learning and memory when given on the day of birth to mice with a Down syndrome-like condition has been identified by researchers from Johns Hopkins and the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
The media has recently been filled with headlines proclaiming that Down syndrome has been “cured”.
Scientists at King’s College London have developed a new, non-invasive blood test that they claim can identify with 99 percent certainty whether or not an unborn child will have Down’s Syndrome.
By reengineering skin cells from individuals with Down syndrome, researchers were able to study how stem cells develop into dysfunctional brain cells when they contain an extra copy of chromosome 21, the genetic cause of the disorder.
New Innovations to the Harmony Prenatal Test Now Allow for X,Y Analysis and Twin Pregnancies. San Jose, Calif.
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