Scientists Have Pinpointed the Gene Responsible for Down Syndrome
A team of researchers from Singapore and the United Kingdom have discovered an enzyme that regulates sperm and egg cell production, which may be linked to Down Syndrome, Patau Syndrome, and other chromosomal aberrations.
Gastrointestinal absorption of aluminum is increased in Down's syndrome | Request PDF
Request PDF on ResearchGate | Gastrointestinal absorption of aluminum is increased in Down's syndrome | Individuals with Down's Syndrome (DS) develop the neuropathological features of senile dementia of the Alzheimer's type (SDAT) by early middle age. Because of recent evidence that gastrointestinal (GI) aluminum (Al) absorption is increased in patients with SDAT, and that Al...
Prevalence of autism and attention-deficit-hyperactivity disorder in Down syndrome: a population-based study - PubMed
Children with Down syndrome and coexisting neurodevelopmental/neuropsychiatric disorders in addition to intellectual disability and medical disorders constitute a severely disabled group. Based on the results, we suggest that screening is implemented for both ASD and ADHD, at the age of 3 to 5 years …
Roche Research Project | Down Syndrome Research Foundation
March 2013: Down syndrome groups from around the world attended a meeting at the Roche research facilities in Basel, Switzerland. To discuss recent advances in research and the clinical trials of new Roche pharmaceutical therapies that may improve learning and memory for people with Down syndrome. The Down Syndrome Research Foundation Ltd is a member of this advisory board and is represented by Peter Elliott, our Research Director. This meeting was to explore the views of advocacy and…
Sleep problems and temperament in young children with Down syndrome and typically developing controls - PubMed
Findings indicated that sleep problems may serve as both cause and consequence of variability in effortful and inhibitory control and provide insight as to future experimental studies that should be conducted to better elucidate these relations.
More choline for pregnant, nursing women could reduce Down syndrome dysfunction, guard against dementia
More choline during pregnancy and nursing could provide lasting cognitive and emotional benefits to people with Down syndrome. The work indicated greater maternal levels of the essential nutrient also could protect against neurodegenerative conditions such as Alzheimer's disease.