Down Syndrome News and Research

Latest Down Syndrome News and Research

Calls for all pregnant women to be screened for Down syndrome

Calls for all pregnant women to be screened for Down syndrome

New technique provides closer look at DNA and mRNA

New technique provides closer look at DNA and mRNA

Condensin II proteins found to keep chromosomes apart when necessary

Condensin II proteins found to keep chromosomes apart when necessary

Microarray analysis improves prenatal diagnosis

Microarray analysis improves prenatal diagnosis

Experts discuss future of public health research on Down syndrome

Experts discuss future of public health research on Down syndrome

New research will explore how children with Down syndrome learn

New research will explore how children with Down syndrome learn

Groundbreaking study to examine how children with Down syndrome learn

Groundbreaking study to examine how children with Down syndrome learn

New non-invasive prenatal blood test for Down's syndrome, safer for the fetus

New non-invasive prenatal blood test for Down's syndrome, safer for the fetus

Ethics of screening for Down Syndrome under question

Ethics of screening for Down Syndrome under question

Presidential candidates discuss proposals for health care, other issues at AARP convention

Presidential candidates discuss proposals for health care, other issues at AARP convention

A micro-sized sewing machine for DNA

A micro-sized sewing machine for DNA

Prenatal biochemical screening only detects half of chromosomal abnormalities

Prenatal biochemical screening only detects half of chromosomal abnormalities

Specialists create center to help patients with pediatric diseases transition to adulthood

Specialists create center to help patients with pediatric diseases transition to adulthood

Folic acid improves a man's chance of becoming a father

Folic acid improves a man's chance of becoming a father

Low levels of dietary folate linked to sperm abnormalities

Low levels of dietary folate linked to sperm abnormalities

Outrage in the UK over Down Syndrome child's cosmetic surgery

Outrage in the UK over Down Syndrome child's cosmetic surgery

Antioxidants shown not to help children with Down's syndrome develop

Antioxidants shown not to help children with Down's syndrome develop

An assessment system demonstrates the learning capacity of children with Down's syndrome

An assessment system demonstrates the learning capacity of children with Down's syndrome

Tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy surgery improves quality of life for children with sleep apnea

Tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy surgery improves quality of life for children with sleep apnea

Disability living allowance falls short for ethnic minorities

Disability living allowance falls short for ethnic minorities