Down Syndrome News and Research

Latest Down Syndrome News and Research

Ultrasound and blood tests screen high-risk pregnant mothers for placental damage

Ultrasound and blood tests screen high-risk pregnant mothers for placental damage

Old drug pentylenetetrazole may improve learning and memory in Down syndrome victims

Old drug pentylenetetrazole may improve learning and memory in Down syndrome victims

New diagnostic technology for routine prenatal genetic testing

New diagnostic technology for routine prenatal genetic testing

Prenatal diagnostic tests have low risk of miscarriage

Prenatal diagnostic tests have low risk of miscarriage

Innovative approach for creating a cytomegalovirus vaccine

Innovative approach for creating a cytomegalovirus vaccine

Discovery of gene mutation gives hope for Down syndrome and Alzheimer's victims

Discovery of gene mutation gives hope for Down syndrome and Alzheimer's victims

Researchers identify gene used to recognize pathogens

Researchers identify gene used to recognize pathogens

Researchers identify gene used to recognize pathogens

Researchers identify gene used to recognize pathogens

Men have a biological clock too and produce poor quality sperm as they age

Men have a biological clock too and produce poor quality sperm as they age

Comprehensive care for complex, high-risk pregnancies

Comprehensive care for complex, high-risk pregnancies

Amyloid protein content in the brain linked to Alzheimer's disease risk

Amyloid protein content in the brain linked to Alzheimer's disease risk

Rapamycin (sirolimus) may be effective in treating kidney disease

Rapamycin (sirolimus) may be effective in treating kidney disease

Hand-held device brings speech to impaired

Hand-held device brings speech to impaired

Cellular discovery suggests possibilities for drug therapy for kidney disease

Cellular discovery suggests possibilities for drug therapy for kidney disease

Chinese medicine shows promise as treatment for sperm genetic abnormalities

Chinese medicine shows promise as treatment for sperm genetic abnormalities

Treatment of down syndrome in mice restores nerve growth in cerebellum

Treatment of down syndrome in mice restores nerve growth in cerebellum

National estimates for 18 specific major birth defects between 1999 and 2001

National estimates for 18 specific major birth defects between 1999 and 2001

Hippocampal myo-inositol and cognitive ability in adults with Down Syndrome

Hippocampal myo-inositol and cognitive ability in adults with Down Syndrome

New screening test can predict Down syndrome in first trimester

New screening test can predict Down syndrome in first trimester

Screening test would give hope to childless couples

Screening test would give hope to childless couples