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NIH Scientists Resolve How Chromosomal Mix-ups Lead to Tumors by Medline Plus Posted Thu 29 Mar 2012 1:57pm Media Availability What: A new study by scientists from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), part of the National Institutes of Health, resolves longstanding questions about the origin of recur ... Read on »
Translocation Trisomy 21/Robertsonian Trisomy 21 by Christina Molin Posted Sun 14 Sep 2008 4:07pm 2 Comments One of the cool things of being the blog owner is that you can see all the search terms people put in to get to your page. I have found that a few times every week people find my blog by searching for Translocation 21, Translocation 21;21, Robertsonian Trisomy, Chances of Having a baby with DS with Translocation Trisomy etc. I would really ... Read on »
Our WTF Appointment by Bon Posted Fri 19 Jun 2009 12:00am *Side note: I am sitting here in the public library mootching their wifi. When we moved into our new house last year, DH said we weren't going to get internet access. Turns out, our neighbor had wifi that wasn't password protected. So we've been using that until recently, our neighbor either grew wise to our scheme or upgraded his internet and w ... Read on »
An idiot's guide to cytogenetic abnormalities. by Nicolas van Dyk Posted Thu 19 Sep 2013 12:00am This will be a curious post in some ways, because it will provide partial answers and half-truths.  Not in the sense that I'm keeping anything or being intentionally misleading, but in the sense that my understanding is not fully formed. In keeping with the philosophy of this blog, I report things as they occur, to record my understanding o ... Read on »
Day 24 - Down syndrome, The FAQs by Stephanie B. Patient Expert Posted Tue 27 Jan 2009 6:30pm px;border:none;"> Q: What is Down Syndrome? A: Down syndrome, known commonly (although not always) as Trisomy 21, is a chromosomal disorder that is believed to occur at conception. As the result of and extra, or “copied” chromosome that the developing fetus possesses, the child with Down syndrome is born with a combination of physical ... Read on »
Get It Down 31 for 21 (Day 6) by Stephanie B. Patient Expert Posted Tue 06 Oct 2009 10:02pm The most common of the three types of Down Syndrome is often referred to as Trisomy 21. About 95% of people with Down Syndrome have this. This type of Down Syndrome occurs because of an error in cell division. The error happens either before or at the time of conception. What happens is that a pair of the 21st chromosomes in either the egg ... Read on »
History by ANNGREGORY74 Patient Expert Posted Mon 03 May 2010 7:51am A recent friend asked if I've ever written a history of events for the blog. I have, but it's been a while. After Lisa asked, it occurred to me that a brief recap of the last three years would be helpful to new readers. I promised to dash one off only to be stymied by other engagements. When I did find the time to sit and write, I couldn't ... Read on »
A "little bit" of Down syndrome by myspecialks Posted Tue 06 Oct 2009 10:03pm Obviously, I've been addressing many of the common misconceptions associated with Down syndrome the last couple days. I plan to continue throughout the month... Hopefully by the end I can cover the good, the bad and the ugly of it. Here is one that always makes me laugh, someone once looked at Kennedy and said, "Oh she's so cute! She's just a littl ... Read on »
Anatomy Lesson by Susan Patient Expert Posted Tue 26 Jan 2010 10:11am With a sister like Ainsley we have a lot of medical jargon flying around in conversations at our house. What's a brother to do? Actually I'm kidding, I can't take credit for this other than he's my kid and I filmed the performance. Adrian's Kindergarten teacher (who is an amazing song writer and educator) wrote this song and taught it ... Read on »
Third Thursday Thoughts: A Double Miracle by Susan H. Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Thu 21 Apr 2011 8:56am Welcome to the very first edition of Third Thursday Thoughts, brought to you by the wonderful people at Hearts at Home ! Every third Thursday of the month, we’ll be sharing our thoughts on the topic of the month. This month’s topic: Have you experienced any miracles in your life? This was an easy one for me because I experienced a double ... Read on »