University of Arizona news item summarizes Down syndrome cognitive test battery

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Our news section included a story August 18th about the development of a battery of tests that is an important advance as Down syndrome cognitive research approaches clinical trials in humans. Here is an article in the University of Arizona news that provides a very readable account of this advance. The article notes that the …

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A collaborative approach to Alzheimer

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Alzheimer’s disease(AD) is far more common in persons with Down syndrome than the general population. Most, if not all, persons with Down syndrome begin to exhibit the brain pathology associated with AD by the age of forty. The onset of AD occurs earlier in persons with Down syndrome, and its prevalence reaches up to 75% …

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