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Down syndrome

Down syndrome

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  2. Coach Jerry gives children with Down Syndrome a basketball camp of their own

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  2. Garrett Holeve , a 24-year-old mixed martial arts fighter with Down syndrome, is fighting to make his dreams of stepping into the cage a reality. “I can [do it]. Don’t ... FULL ARTICLE AT Bleacher Report

  3. A family in Eastern Passage, that has three children on the autism spectrum and one with Down syndrome, says they’re noticing a huge improvement in their daughter’s behaviour ... FULL ARTICLE AT CBC Canada

  1. Researchers from UC Davis School of Medicine and Shriners Hospitals for Children - Northern California have identified a group of cells in the brain that they say plays an important role ... FULL ARTICLE AT News-Medical.net

  2. MMA fighter refuses to let Down syndrome keep him out of the ring

    A 24-year-old Mixed Martial Arts fighter with Down syndrome, Garrett Holeve, says he’s ready for a fight, but to him, his fiercest opponents aren’t in the ring: They ... FULL ARTICLE AT WTHR

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  4. SWINDON Down’s Syndrome Group was announced as Sainsbury’s Bridgemead’s chosen charity of the year yesterday. FULL ARTICLE AT Swindon Advertiser

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Wikipedia

Down syndrome, or Down's syndrome (primarily in the United Kingdom), trisomy 21, or trisomy G, is a chromosomal disorder caused by the presence of all or part of an extra 21st chromosome. It is named after John Langdon Down, the British physician who described the syndrome in 1866. The disorder was identified as a chromosome 21 trisomy by Jérôme Lejeune in 1959. The condition is characterized by a... Full Article At Wikipedia.org

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