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This page contains links to eMedTV Down Syndrome Articles containing information on subjects from Down Syndrome to Down Syndrome by Age. 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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  • Down Syndrome
    Often associated with mental retardation, Down syndrome is a condition occurring in 1 out of 800 live births. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at Down syndrome, including symptoms, risk factors, and treatment options.
  • Down Syndrome and Mental Retardation
    Several effects are associated with Down syndrome, and mental retardation (mild to moderate) can be seen. This eMedTV article explores Down syndrome and mental retardation that can accompany it.
  • Down Syndrome and Oral Healthcare
    Periodontal disease is a significant problem in people with Down syndrome, and oral care can alleviate this. This eMedTV resource provides an in-depth look at Down syndrome and oral care challenges that result from the disorder.
  • Down Syndrome Babies
    Hypotonia (poor muscle tone) is often present in Down syndrome babies and can cause problems with feeding. This eMedTV segment explains some of the other more common health problems faced by these babies and offers sources of help.
  • Down Syndrome by Age
    This eMedTV selection talks about Down syndrome, a developmental disorder that is often diagnosed during prenatal testing or shortly after birth. This page also links to articles that go into greater detail about Down syndrome by age group.
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