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This page contains links to eMedTV Down Syndrome Articles containing information on subjects from Adolescents With Down Syndrome to Cures for Down Syndrome. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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  • Adolescents With Down Syndrome
    Just like other teenagers, adolescents with Down syndrome undergo hormonal changes associated with puberty. This eMedTV article discusses adolescents with Down syndrome and their chances of having children.
  • Adults With Down Syndrome
    This eMedTV page explores the needs of people with Down syndrome as they grow older, and addresses challenges they face in the workplace. This page covers Down syndrome in adults, explaining how the right assistance can lead to a longer and richer life.
  • Causes of Down Syndrome
    Most cases of Down syndrome are caused by trisomy 21. As this eMedTV page explains, this means that each cell in the body has three copies of chromosome 21 instead of the usual two copies. This article looks at the causes of Down syndrome.
  • Children With Down Syndrome
    Down syndrome can result in certain medical or developmental issues in children. This eMedTV article describes these issues in detail and explores the value of early intervention for children with Down syndrome.
  • Cures for Down Syndrome
    There are no cures for Down syndrome because the condition begins in the chromosomes. The information in this eMedTV page outlines current research investigating cures for Down syndrome, as well as more effective interventions and treatment options.
  • Down Sendrome
    About 1 out of 800 babies are born with the Down syndrome. This eMedTV Web page explains what causes this genetic disorder and describes common characteristics of the condition. Down sendrome is a common misspelling of Down syndrome.
  • Down Sindrom
    Down syndrome is a condition caused by the presence of an additional 21st chromosome. This eMedTV resource explains why this happens and describes treatment options for the disorder. Down sindrom is a common misspelling of Down syndrome.
  • Down Sindrome
    Down syndrome is a genetic disorder that causes mental retardation. This page on the eMedTV site discusses the causes of this condition and describes available treatment options. Down sindrome is a common misspelling of Down syndrome.
  • Down Syndrom
    Down syndrome is a condition that is often associated with mental retardation. This eMedTV Web page explores the causes of this condition and lists medical problems often associated with it. Down syndrom is a common misspelling of Down syndrome.
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