Latest Down Syndrome Stories
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.
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.
March 21 is World Down Syndrome Day.
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