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World Alzheimer's Day 2019: Everything we know, don’t know and suspect about Alzheimer’s disease
science

World Alzheimer's Day 2019: Everything we know, don’t know and suspect about Alzheimer’s disease

Maintaining physical, social and mental health is a key part of reducing dementia risk, and thereby, Alzheimer's.

Four in five children with Down syndrome are born to mothers under the age of 35
science

Four in five children with Down syndrome are born to mothers under the age of 35

Children & adults with Down syndrome, require routine check-ups to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Calcutta High Court rejects woman's plea to abort 26-week-old foetus with Down Syndrome, says 'no harm to mother's life'
India

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.

9 Months: India's youngest single dad Aditya Tiwari, on what it takes to raise a child with Down syndrome
Life

9 Months: India's youngest single dad Aditya Tiwari, on what it takes to raise a child with Down syndrome

Aditya Tiwari describes his journey to becoming India's youngest single father of a child with Down syndrome

'Rare diseases' remain common in India: Government must provide push for research and screening
India

'Rare diseases' remain common in India: Government must provide push for research and screening

Despite a national policy draft being put in place by the Central government, there’s a lack of awareness on the issue of rare diseases.

Raising The Bar: Onir’s documentary is about positivity in the face of Down Syndrome
Entertainment

Raising The Bar: Onir’s documentary is about positivity in the face of Down Syndrome

Onir’s Raising The Bar views people with Down Syndrome as fellow humans deserving of solidarity, rather than “the other” deserving pity.

Texas teacher calls police after 6-yr-old boy with Down Syndrome says 'Allah' in class; father alleges discrimination
World

Texas teacher calls police after 6-yr-old boy with Down Syndrome says 'Allah' in class; father alleges discrimination

A 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.

SC rejects pregnant woman's plea to terminate foetus afflicted with Down syndrome
India

SC rejects pregnant woman's plea to terminate foetus afflicted with Down syndrome

Relying on a medical board's report, the Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a woman's plea seeking termination of her foetus fearing genetic disorder.

SC to hear woman's plea seeking to abort 23-week foetus afflicted with Down Syndrome
India

SC to hear woman's plea seeking to abort 23-week foetus afflicted with Down Syndrome

The 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.

Key gene linked to diabetes, down syndrome identified
Life

Key gene linked to diabetes, down syndrome identified

Researchers 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.

8-year-old Sri Lankan girl denied Australian visa because she has Down syndrome
World

8-year-old Sri Lankan girl denied Australian visa because she has Down syndrome

In 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.

Frenchman with Down's syndrome receives 30,000 birthday cards
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Frenchman with Down's syndrome receives 30,000 birthday cards

A man with down syndrome in France, received the best 30th birthday gift ever: 30,000 birthday cards in his mail.