Down Syndrome News and Research

Latest Down Syndrome News and Research

Neurotherapeutic video game may help improve cognitive abilities in children with genetic disorders

Neurotherapeutic video game may help improve cognitive abilities in children with genetic disorders

Diabetic mothers three times more likely to have anti-fetal brain autoantibodies

Diabetic mothers three times more likely to have anti-fetal brain autoantibodies

Lack of affordable, accessible adaptive clothing creates barriers for people with disabilities

Lack of affordable, accessible adaptive clothing creates barriers for people with disabilities

Maternal immune dysfunction linked to risk of autism with intellectual disability in children

Maternal immune dysfunction linked to risk of autism with intellectual disability in children

Studies explore possible link between pediatric cancer and light therapy for newborn jaundice

Studies explore possible link between pediatric cancer and light therapy for newborn jaundice

Researchers identify single RCAN1 gene responsible for onset of type 2 diabetes

Researchers identify single RCAN1 gene responsible for onset of type 2 diabetes

Super Suits help improve developmental delays in children

Super Suits help improve developmental delays in children

Novel spoken-language intervention could benefit children, adolescents with developmental disabilities

Novel spoken-language intervention could benefit children, adolescents with developmental disabilities

Abnormally active Rab5 protein leads to early development of neurodegenerative disease

Abnormally active Rab5 protein leads to early development of neurodegenerative disease

Study shows how Down Syndrome gene associated with altered oscillations in the cerebral cortex

Study shows how Down Syndrome gene associated with altered oscillations in the cerebral cortex

Tumor suppressor p53 gene twice as likely to be defective in autistic children

Tumor suppressor p53 gene twice as likely to be defective in autistic children

Researchers find key brain receptor linked to depression, drug addiction and Alzheimer's disease

Researchers find key brain receptor linked to depression, drug addiction and Alzheimer's disease

New clinical study reveals previously unknown risk factors linked to keratoconus

New clinical study reveals previously unknown risk factors linked to keratoconus

UTA researchers map out chemical mechanism of key enzyme found in autism, Alzheimer's and Down syndrome

UTA researchers map out chemical mechanism of key enzyme found in autism, Alzheimer's and Down syndrome

Report uncovers how Down syndrome hampers nervous system that plays key role in health, longevity

Report uncovers how Down syndrome hampers nervous system that plays key role in health, longevity

New biobank initiative may help unlock some of the mysteries linked to Down syndrome

New biobank initiative may help unlock some of the mysteries linked to Down syndrome

Children with cleft lip or palate and spina bifida at increased risk for abuse

Children with cleft lip or palate and spina bifida at increased risk for abuse

New method may extend use of noninvasive prenatal testing to detect chromosomal abnormalities

New method may extend use of noninvasive prenatal testing to detect chromosomal abnormalities

Two studies explore potential new blood tests for Alzheimer's disease

Two studies explore potential new blood tests for Alzheimer's disease

Patients with Down syndrome face additional challenge of early-onset dementia

Patients with Down syndrome face additional challenge of early-onset dementia