When I received the prenatal diagnosis that my baby had Down syndrome, my world came to a skidding halt. My mother wisely let me cry for about 20 minutes, then asked me what had changed. I remember telling her everything had changed. Then she said the words that would set the stage for how my daughter would be raised.…
Have you heard? Scientists have discovered a drug that cures Down syndrome with a single injection! Only they haven't. They've cured Down syndrome in mice with a single injection. Except... well... they haven't really done that, either.
Researchers have discovered that a protein that is a major factor in the onset of Alzheimer's disease can also be found in the eyes of people with Down Syndrome. This link could allows doctors to test for Alzheimer's earlier.