Down Syndrome News and Research

Latest Down Syndrome News and Research

Overexpression of a protein called Down Syndrome Critical Region 1 (DSCR-1) reduces tumor growth

Overexpression of a protein called Down Syndrome Critical Region 1 (DSCR-1) reduces tumor growth

Study is the first to show that lowering the levels of lipid in nerve terminals affects the efficiency of neurotransmission

Study is the first to show that lowering the levels of lipid in nerve terminals affects the efficiency of neurotransmission

Having an infant in poor health decreases the chances a couple living together 12 to 18 months later

Having an infant in poor health decreases the chances a couple living together 12 to 18 months later

Spina bifida on the decline in Australia

Spina bifida on the decline in Australia

Study tests inflammatory response of Down Syndrome patients

Study tests inflammatory response of Down Syndrome patients

Gene responsible for the onset of aging

Gene responsible for the onset of aging

£18m to upgrade genetic laboratories in England

£18m to upgrade genetic laboratories in England

Current legislation on preimplantation genetic diagnosis in Germany does not reflect the views of the general public

Current legislation on preimplantation genetic diagnosis in Germany does not reflect the views of the general public

Cellular garbage plays a key role in the process of cytokinesis, or cell division

Cellular garbage plays a key role in the process of cytokinesis, or cell division

Obese women more likely to have pregnancy complications and caesarean sections than women of average weight

Obese women more likely to have pregnancy complications and caesarean sections than women of average weight

New patent has potential for the treatment of obesity

New patent has potential for the treatment of obesity

NBC's Friends stars present $1 million donation to American Red Cross

NBC's Friends stars present $1 million donation to American Red Cross

New screening helps to determine risk for having a baby with Down syndrome

New screening helps to determine risk for having a baby with Down syndrome

A new book to help children with Down Syndrome develop lifelong motor skills

A new book to help children with Down Syndrome develop lifelong motor skills

New information on genetic shuffling before egg or sperm formation rewrites genetic theory

New information on genetic shuffling before egg or sperm formation rewrites genetic theory

NZ Research helps difficult pregnancies

NZ Research helps difficult pregnancies