Day 24 - About Downsyndromeby
for having a child with Downsyndrome; as women age, that risk increases.
Being an older father. Men ages 45 and up may have a slightly increased risk for having a child with Downsyndrome. It is not as significant, however, as the mother's age...
Just what is Downsyndrome?by
problems, obesity, an increasedsusceptibility to infection, and a higher risk of childhood leukemia... of Downsyndrome other than the few obvious ones. I am going to share with you the typical characteristics...
Get It Down, 31 for 21 (Day 2)by
** Just a disclaimer, my personal thoughts are in italics
Downsyndrome: Excerpt..., Downsyndrome (trisomy 21) characteristically produces mental retardation, dysmorphic facial features...
New Down’s Syndrome Test For Pregnant Womenby
has Down’s syndrome.
The test has been trialled at Stanford University in the United States and looks... on a much larger scale. The test was also able to correctly identify two other genetical disorders. Down’s syndrome...
The Downsyndrome Glossaryby
normally is subjected to a destructive agent such as the rubella (German measles) virus.
Downsyndrome : A common chromosome disorder due to an extra chromosome number 21 (trisomy 21). Downsyndrome causes mental...
Downsyndrome is Contagiousby
Stephanie B.Downsyndrome is a genetic disorder characterized by a triplication of the genetic material... with Downsyndrome often find themselves exhibiting dramatic changes due to this "something extra...
DownSyndrome, Abortion, Eugenicsby
as I felt they were brash and demeaning towards individuals with Downsyndrome ... and of course I have a completely different point of view since I'm raising a child with Downsyndrome.
Health and Children with Downsyndromeby
When Bridget was little, we heard over and over how children with Downsyndrome are more likely than typical children to have hearing and vision difficulties, thyroid dysfunction and an increased risk...