On Wednesday Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) confirmed that a young mule deer found east of Denver was infested with exotic chewing lice, a species similar to the lice that is responsible for the widespread deer "hair loss syndrome" found in other s...
This campaign has been launched in support of World Down Syndrome Day, which is on March 21st. Saatchi & Saatchi has released a new campaign for CoorDown. It is intended to bring more opportunities for integration into society for those with Down Syndrome. In this video they give one man the chance to give his girlfriend a surprise marriage proposal.
Call it Kyoto Syndrome, but each year for the past few decades we hear hopeful things about the upcoming negotiations for the “United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.” These discussions usually take place in some far-flung world capital, but they seem to always result in a nothing sandwich. In 2009, President Obama embarrassed himself […]
Dr. Henry Lynch, chair of preventive medicine at Creighton University and the discoverer of a syndrome related to linkages between breast and ovarian cancers, weighs in on the pre-emptive surgery option taken by Angelina Jolie Pitt.
A blood test may shed new light on Fragile X syndrome related disorders in women, according to a new study. Fragile X is the most common inherited form of intellectual disability and the most frequent genetic cause of autism.
By: Linda Tannenbaum, Open Medicine Foundation A February Institute of Medicine report said up to 91 percent of people with chronic fatigue syndrome have not been diagnosed. These people are not receiving appropriate treatments or healthcare advice. Show More Summary
A country music legend just made one of her superfans feel like a star. Gage Blackwell of Lynnville, Tennessee, who has Down syndrome, is a huge fan of Dolly Parton, and last Saturday, the 12-year-old had the opportunity to spend time with the singer at her Dollywood theme park, Today.com reported. Show More Summary
Mongolian author Uuganaa Ramsay explores why her ethnicity is used as an offensive term for Down's syndrome, a condition later diagnosed in her own son.
A blood test may shed new light on Fragile X syndrome related disorders in women, according to a new study published in the March 25, 2015, online issue of Neurology(r), the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Fragile X is the most common inherited form of intellectual disability and the most frequent genetic cause of autism.
The percentage of babies diagnosed with Down syndrome before birth and who eventually become victims of abortions is outlandishly high. Studies show somewhere in the neighborhood of 70-90 percent of unborn babies with Down syndrome are victimized by abortions. North Dakota eventually became the first state in the United States to ban abortions on babies […]
Two professional societies of human geneticists have issued a position statement on the promise and challenges of non-invasive prenatal testing, a procedure to test blood drawn from pregnant mothers for Down syndrome and other chromosomal disorders in the fetus. Show More Summary
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Ireland recently joined in the international celebration of World Down Syndrome Day with exhibitions and a fundraising appeal that asked tweeters contribute by posting a photo of themselves wearing odd socks (a “footsie”). In Dublin, the event was marked by a special photographic exhibition in Dublin Castle. Titled “Here I Am”, the exhibition is part […]
Gwen Stefani adds a pop of orange while grabbing a bite to eat on Monday (March 23) in Studio City, Calif. “It’s #WorldDownSyndromeDay Please share this video with your friends and help shatter stereotypes at http://www.facebook.com/WhereHopeGrows #WhereHopeGrows,” the 45-year-old entertainer wrote on Twitter the day before. Watch the video below! PHOTOS: Check out the latest [...]
Mark writes: Hi Sajeev, I have a 2003 Acura TL-S with 106K miles. I bought the car in 2013 with 84K and it was/is in excellent shape. I checked and made sure the car had the transmission recalls performed (I know there were a lot of...Show More Summary
Dolly Parton showed why she continues to be one of country music’s class acts last Saturday when she met up with a young fan with Down’s Syndrome by the name of Gage Blackwell for some hugs, laughter, and a spur of the moment Dolly Parton/Kenny Rogers duet. Show More Summary
In England, 26-year old Ben Small has Down syndrome but he doesn’t want that to stop him from getting a job. Small has experience working in catering and at restaurant chains but found difficulty landing a permanent, paid position. However, stepmother Fiona Hodge took to Twitter to help Small find a job. Her tweet said, […]
A boy with Down syndrome got to do something most singers could only dream of: duet with Dolly Parton.Gage Blackwell hung out with the music legend Saturday at a restaurant within her Dollywood theme park, about a 4-1/2 hour drive from his home in Lynnville, Tennessee.
(LiveActionNews) —Last May, California parents Andy and Mercedes Lara shared the incredible story of Sunflower Mae, a little girl they adopted just days after her birth. Sunflower was born with a joyful spirit, exuberant personality, and Down syndrome. Show More Summary
It's a good idea to figure out what you'd like to be best known for, and build a name association around it.