Down Syndrome

ACOG Updates Recommendations for Prenatal Genetic Screening

ACOG Updates Recommendations for Prenatal Genetic Screening

Updates were published for prenatal diagnostic testing for genetic disorders and screening for fetal aneuploidy.

Trisomy of RCAN1 Disrupts Peripheral Nervous System in Down Syndrome

Trisomy of RCAN1 Disrupts Peripheral Nervous System in Down Syndrome

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Mouse models of Down syndrome showed up to 3 times the number of RCAN1 compared to normal chromosomes.

NIH Backs Collaborative Research on Alzheimer's in Down Syndrome

NIH Backs Collaborative Research on Alzheimer's in Down Syndrome

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The collaborative research effort hopes to identify biomarkers that can be applied to other populations.

DNA Blood Test Accurately Identifies Down Syndrome in Fetus

DNA Blood Test Accurately Identifies Down Syndrome in Fetus

Researchers stress that people will still need to confirm the diagnosis with invasive diagnostic tests.

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