Researchers study enhanced genetic animal model of Down syndrome
New mouse model may inform potential therapeutic options for Down syndrome. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - March 14, 2023 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Inside McDonald's Super Bowl-Valentine ’s Day campaign with Cardi B and Offset
The rest of the spot reflects another core tenet for McDonald’s—a commitment to diversity. The ad’s representation is notable, even by today’s more progressive industry standards. The spot features people of color, a gay couple, a couple with Down syndrome, an elderly couple and a Hispanic couple…#hispanic #spanish #knowingtheirorder #mcdonalds #superbowl #famousmeals #travisscott #saweetie #jbalvin #cardib (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 12, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

These New Pediatric Development Clinics in Rwanda Save Lives
By D éogratias Rwangabo Nkurunziza, Communication Officer ; Richard Kalisa, Newborn and child health advisor A PDC nurse examines baby Sebastien at Ruhengeri Referral Hospital. Photo by Deogratias Rwangabo Nkurunziza for IntraHealth International.January 31, 2023The birth of a baby is often a joyous, momentous occasion. For Izabayo Marcel, however, August 2021 was a heartbreaking month. His wife died while giving birth to their baby, Sebastien Duhirwe, and Sebastien suffered from birth asphyxia, which left him fighting for his life.The doctors and nurses at the Ruhengeri Referral Hospital acted quickly—and t...
Source: IntraHealth International - January 31, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: Maternal, Newborn, & Child Health Health workforce development Midwives Nurses Source Type: news

PET Changes Similar for Alzheimer Disease, Down Syndrome
TUESDAY, Dec. 20, 2022 -- Positron emission tomography (PET) changes are similar for people with autosomal dominant Alzheimer disease and those with Down syndrome, according to a study published in the January issue of The Lancet Neurology. Anna H.... (Source: - Pharma News)
Source: - Pharma News - December 20, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Alzheimer ’s progression in Down syndrome appears similar to other genetic, early onset forms of the disease
NIH-funded study suggests people with Down syndrome may benefit from Alzheimer ’s disease treatments. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - December 12, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Strep A: Disabled girl with symptoms left without antibiotics because pharmacies are 'out of stock'
Betsy Curtis, from Northumberland, who has Down's syndrome, was prescribed the drugs last Wednesday after suffering tell-tale signs of the bacterial infection for a week. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Science Reveals Links Between Down Syndrome & Alzheimer's
TUESDAY, Nov. 22, 2022 -- The genetic abnormality that drives Down syndrome causes the same sort of abnormal brain plaques and protein tangles that are found in Alzheimer ' s disease patients, a new study reports. Amyloid beta plaques and tau tangles... (Source: - Daily MedNews)
Source: - Daily MedNews - November 22, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Beryl Benacerraf, 73, Dies; Pioneered the Use of Prenatal Ultrasound
A radiologist with an uncanny visual sense, she revolutionized the diagnosis of fetal abnormalities like Down syndrome. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ed Shanahan Tags: Benacerraf, Beryl Deaths (Obituaries) Doctors Ultrasonic Imaging and Sonograms Pregnancy and Childbirth Down Syndrome Prenatal Testing Gynecology and Gynecologists Barnard College Brigham and Women ' s Hospital Source Type: news

Kanye West Condemned for Using R-Word By Down Syndrome, Disability Orgs
Kanye West is catching heat for using the r-word to describe President Biden ... condemned by folks who advocate for folks with Down syndrome and disabilities. #folks #kanyewest (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why Viral Infections Are More Severe in People with Down Syndrome
In people with the genetic condition, inflammation can cause a mild infection to snowball out of control, a study finds. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - October 14, 2022 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

An Abortion Ban With Unexpected Consequences for Older Mothers
Older women are more likely to carry fetuses with genetic disorders that often can ’t be detected until 15 weeks of pregnancy, beyond the limit set in a Senate proposal. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 7, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Roni Caryn Rabin Tags: your-feed-science Pregnancy and Childbirth Law and Legislation Abortion Women and Girls United States Politics and Government Age, Chronological Prenatal Testing Tests and Examinations Down Syndrome Birth Rates Senate Republican Pa Source Type: news

Incidence of Diabetes Increased for Youth With Down Syndrome
FRIDAY, Oct. 7, 2022 -- The incidence of diabetes is higher in children and young adults with Down syndrome (DS) compared with the general population, according to a study published online Sept. 30 in Diabetes Care. Aisha A. Aslam, from the Queen... (Source: - Pharma News)
Source: - Pharma News - October 7, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Hormone Treatment Improves Cognition in Down Syndrome
(MedPage Today) -- Regular doses of gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) boosted cognitive skills in people with Down syndrome (trisomy 21), a pilot clinical trial showed. Cognitive performance increased in all but one of seven adult men with... (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - September 2, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

GnRH Secreting Neuron Dysfunction Identified in Down Syndrome
GnRH injection therapy was found to improve cognitive function in patients with Down syndrome (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - September 2, 2022 Category: Disability Tags: Therapy Source Type: news

In Small Study, Hormone Boosts Thinking Skills in Men With Down Syndrome
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - September 1, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Endocrinology, Neurology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, News, Source Type: news