Down Syndrome Treatment

Can Down Syndrome Be Treated?

Did you ever want to know if Down Syndrome can be treated? Well let’s see! The cognitive impairments in Down Syndrome have been considered untreatable for a long time now.  In recent advances in science and genetics are raising the need for pharmaceutical interventions for this syndrome. If the trials are a success then it will improve the Down Syndrome p...

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Is Their A Cure For Autism?

We Still Have Hope!

Researchers in college have found a treatment for a rare, hereditary form of autism. The scientists tested the genomes of six children with both autism and epilepsy from three Middle Eastern families. The end result of the test is that there bodies needed branched chained amino acids, which the children had little of, and can only be obtained through food. The scienti...

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Autism Rates

Is Autism Increasing?

It seems that the rate in autism is increasing. Yes, this may be sad but it is true. The most recent report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that one in 68 children meet criteria for Autism Spectrum Disorder (referred to as ASD, the most up-to-date name for the neurodevelopment disorder characterized by deficits in social activity a...

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What Is Epilepsy?

Let's Find Out!

Epilepsy is a brain disorder in which a person has repeated seizures (convulsions) over time. Seizures are episodes of disturbed brain activity that cause changes in attention or behavior. Anyone can develop epilepsy.  Seizures start for the first time in people over age 65 almost as often as it does in children. Seizures in the elderly are often the after effect of othe...

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