'Deeply concerning' figures show a 50% rise in the number of Down's syndrome abortions

The campaign group Don't Screen Us Out fears the NHS use of 99 per cent accurate, low-risk prenatal testing for Down's syndrome will increase the number of babies aborted because of it.
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Contributor : Keiichi IshiharaSeries Type : Expression profiling by arrayOrganism : Mus musculusThe Ts1Cje mouse model of Down syndrome (DS) has partial triplication of mouse chromosome 16, of which a large portion is homologous to human chromosome 21. The mouse model shows an impaired neurogenesis at E14.5. We analyzed the effect of Ts1Cje trisomic region on global gene expression in the embryonic brain of Ts1Cje mice at E14.5.
Source: GEO: Gene Expression Omnibus - Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Tags: Expression profiling by array Mus musculus Source Type: research
A divided federal appeals court on Friday said Ohio cannot enforce a 2017 law banning abortions when medical tests show that a fetus has Down syndrome.Reuters Health Information
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Upchurch A, Sharma S, Hadigal S, Wagner M, Berry R. Persistent hypoxemia in a teen with down syndrome.J Clin Sleep Med. 2019;15(10):1547–1549.
Source: Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine : JCSM - Category: Sleep Medicine Source Type: research
AbstractThe aim of this research study was to examine the effects of Assisted Cycling Therapy (ACT) on adaptive/maladaptive behaviors, depression, and self-efficacy in adolescents with Down syndrome (DS). The participants were counterbalanced to either intervention groups of 1) Assisted Cycling Therapy (ACT), in which the participants ’ voluntary pedaling rates were augmented with a motor to ensure the maintenance of 80 rpm or greater 2) Voluntary Cycling (VC), in which participants cycled at their self-selected pedaling rate or 3) No Cycling (NC), in which the participants sat and watched a video. The ACT and V...
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Abstract Toilet training is a significant developmental milestone in early childhood. Most U.S. children achieve the physiologic, cognitive, and emotional development necessary for toilet training by 18 to 30 months of age. Markers of readiness for toilet training include being able to walk, put on and remove clothing, and follow parental instruction; expressive language; awareness of a full bladder or rectum; and demonstrated dissatisfaction with a soiled diaper. Other readiness cues include imitating toileting behavior, expressing desire to toilet, and demonstrating bladder or bowel control (staying dry through ...
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ConclusionsOromotor exercises are more effective than incentive spirometry training in improving both pulmonary and oromotor functions in children with Down's syndrome.
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A divided federal appeals court on Friday said Ohio cannot enforce a 2017 law banning abortions when medical tests show that a fetus has Down syndrome.
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Conditions:   Down Syndrome;   Obstructive Sleep Apnea Intervention:   Behavioral: Open-ended semi-structured interviews Sponsors:   Children's Hospital of Philadelphia;   National Institutes of Health (NIH);   National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI);   University of Pennsylvania;   Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati Recruiting
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Conditions:   Down Syndrome;   Obstructive Sleep Apnea Intervention:   Behavioral: Open-ended semi-structured interviews Sponsors:   Children's Hospital of Philadelphia;   National Institutes of Health (NIH);   National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI);   University of Pennsylvania;   Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conditions:   Down Syndrome;   Obstructive Sleep Apnea Intervention:   Behavioral: Open-ended semi-structured interviews Sponsors:   Children's Hospital of Philadelphia;   National Institutes of Health (NIH);   National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI);   University of Pennsylvania;   Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
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