Down Syndrome Stories
Scientists Think This Is The Gene That Causes Intellectual Disabilities In Down Syndrome
Researchers have identified a gene they believe to be involved with the intellectual disabilities associated with Down Syndrome.
A Single Gene May Cause Down Syndrome Complications
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.
Newborn With Inoperable Brain Tumor's Family Photoshoot Will Give You Chills [PHOTOS]
A Florida girl was born Aug. 6, despite doctors telling her family she may not make it.
This Pregnancy Test Can Predict Twins And Down Syndrome
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
Will banning Down syndrome abortions move the disabilities rights movement forward?
Teen Model With Down Syndrome Is Taking New York Fashion Week By Storm
Madeline Stuart chases her dream to New York Fashion week despite her disability.
Cancer Drugs Show Early Success In Treating Down Syndrome
A group of leukemia drugs may be able to stop brain cells from overgrowing, which can lead to intellectual disorder.
This Teen With Down Syndrome Gets His First Job, And His Reaction Is The Best [VIDEO]
Ben Sunderman, 19, will start an internship at Embassy Suites in August.
New Blood Test More Accurately Screens For Down Syndrome
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.
NIH Promotes Research Of Down Syndrome With New 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.
Fighting Bullies With Words: Kid Raps For Sister With Down Syndrome [VIDEO]
An 11-year-old YouTube rapper wrote a song for his sister with Down Syndrome, aiming to expel negative stereotypes about people with disabilities.
Down Syndrome's Link To Leukemia Risk Lies In The Genes
For the past 80 years, scientists have been mystified about the genetic causes of a form of leukemia in children with Down syndrome. Now they know why, and a drug therapy might come soon.