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Mar 21, 2019
Four in five children with Down syndrome are born to mothers under the age of 35Children & adults with Down syndrome, require routine check-ups to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Jan 30, 2019
Calcutta High Court rejects woman's plea to abort 26-week-old foetus with Down Syndrome, says 'no harm to mother's life'The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday refused permission to a woman to terminate her 26-week-old pregnancy on the ground of possible abnormality since the foetus has already developed most of its organs, and that the mother's life is not at risk.
Jun 13, 2018
9 Months: India's youngest single dad Aditya Tiwari, on what it takes to raise a child with Down syndromeAditya Tiwari describes his journey to becoming India's youngest single father of a child with Down syndrome
Mar 10, 2018
'Rare diseases' remain common in India: Government must provide push for research and screeningDespite a national policy draft being put in place by the Central government, there’s a lack of awareness on the issue of rare diseases.
Feb 26, 2018
Raising The Bar: Onir’s documentary is about positivity in the face of Down SyndromeOnir’s Raising The Bar views people with Down Syndrome as fellow humans deserving of solidarity, rather than “the other” deserving pity.
Dec 03, 2017
Texas teacher calls police after 6-yr-old boy with Down Syndrome says 'Allah' in class; father alleges discriminationA six-year-old Muslim boy with Down syndrome was feared as a terrorist by his teacher in a US school after he kept repeating 'Allah' and 'boom' in his classroom, a media report said. Mohammad Suleiman was born with Down Syndrome and he has intellectual difficulties, according to his father.
Feb 28, 2017
SC rejects pregnant woman's plea to terminate foetus afflicted with Down syndromeRelying on a medical board's report, the Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a woman's plea seeking termination of her foetus fearing genetic disorder.
Feb 27, 2017
SC to hear woman's plea seeking to abort 23-week foetus afflicted with Down SyndromeThe Supreme Court on Monday decided to hear a fresh plea next day of a woman seeking to abort her 23-week old foetus on the ground that it suffered from 'down syndrome' and her life was in danger.
May 20, 2016
Key gene linked to diabetes, down syndrome identifiedResearchers have identified a gene that can cause defects in insulin secretion in people with Type-2 diabetes as well as in those with Down syndrome.
Mar 23, 2015
8-year-old Sri Lankan girl denied Australian visa because she has Down syndromeIn a shocking act of discrimination, Australia has denied temporary visa to an eight-year-old Sri Lankan girl Eliza Fonseka because she had Down syndrome.