Reducing Alzheimer

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Here is a summary of a study from the UT Southwestern Medical Center that describes the effective use of a drug targeted to improve learning in a mouse model. In this study, a drug which reduces beta-amyloid protein by 40 percent allowed mice to learn a standard water maze as quickly as control mice.

Study Links Shared Down Syndrome and Alzheimer

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Our news section has included items such as How Down syndrome is teaching us about aging and Study with Down syndrome cells identifies a new key factor related to Alzheimer

DeSales University and Down Syndrome Center Team Up

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Here is an informative story of how a DeSales University(Center Valley, PA) marketing class taught by Dr. Susan McGorry, associate professor of business, planned and promoted an annual conference held by the Eastern Pennsylvania Down Syndrome Center. This annual event provides educational and social opportunities to parents, healthcare workers, friends and educators. This is a …

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New Challenges Being Faced by Caregivers of Persons with Down Syndrome

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This USA Today article writes that as health advances have helped persons with Down syndrome live into their sixties, new challenges are being faced by their caregivers. This reality points to the increased importance of Down syndrome cognitive research and the potentials for biomedical therapies that might lead to independent living for persons with Down …

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