Down Syndrome Clues: Overabundance Of RCAN1 Gene May Be Responsible For Nervous System Dysfunction In Those With The Condition
Why is it that those with Down syndrome are at higher risk for so many other illnesses? One gene may play a big role in how the nervous sytem behaves in those with the condition.
Florida Family Takes Incredible Photos With Newborn, Abigail Jones, Who Was Diagnosed With Inoperable Brain Tumor
A Florida girl was born Aug. 6, despite doctors telling her family she may not make it.
Pregnancy Test That Can Predict Down Syndrome, Miscarriage, And Twins May Be Available In Just 2 Years
Researchers in the UK are working on creating a pregnancy test that would be able to screen for health conditions in an unborn child.
Ohio Moves Forward With Abortion Ban For Down Syndrome Babies; Should Disability Be A Factor In Abortion?
Will banning Down syndrome abortions move the disabilities rights movement forward?
Madeline Stuart, 18-Year-Old Model With Down Syndrome, Is On Her Way To New York Fashion Week
Madeline Stuart chases her dream to New York Fashion week despite her disability.
Down Syndrome, Other Intellectual Disorders, Possibly Controlled With Cancer Drugs
A group of leukemia drugs may be able to stop brain cells from overgrowing, which can lead to intellectual disorder.
Texas Teen With Down Syndrome Gets His First Job; Mom Reminds Other Parents To 'Set Expectations High'
Ben Sunderman, 19, will start an internship at Embassy Suites in August.
New Down Syndrome Blood Test, cfDNA, Is Safe And More Accurate Than Ultrasound Screen
Using a cell-free DNA blood test to screen pregnant women for Down syndrome is not only safe but also more accurate than the current standard.
Down Syndrome Research Gets Boost From NIH With New Patient-Integrated Web Portal
The NIH has launched a new web portal that will allow doctors and researchers to access information from the Down syndrome registry known as DS-Connect.
11-Year-Old Kid Rapper MattyB Defends Sister With Down Syndrome From Bullies With New Song
An 11-year-old YouTube rapper wrote a song for his sister with Down Syndrome, aiming to expel negative stereotypes about people with disabilities.