The proper desk set up can help you avoid injuries like carpal tunnel syndrome. Part of a good ergonomic set up is an adjustable mouse like the M535 Wireless Optical Mouse available in the store for 50% off. Gamers and desk jockeys will...Show More Summary
We've sure come a long way since "Snaggletooth" vs. "Crumble." Now that you've (hopefully) finished making fun of dead Malaysians and people with Down syndrome, it's time to sit up straight, puff out your chest, and celebrate Memorial...Show More Summary
People with Down Syndrome run a very high risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, despite having shorter expected lifespans than the rest of the population, because of the genetic abnormality that they inherited from their parents.Read full article >>
Two new studies have suggested that people with metabolic syndrome - particularly black women - may face an increased risk of cardiovascular disease.
Lots of movies have a wonderful first half, followed by a blah second half. Setup is often easier than follow-through. But Tomorrowland, out today, might become the clearest example of this syndrome. And the reason Tomorrowland falls apart halfway through is because it sinks into Baby Boomer angst. Spoilers ahead... Read more...
Simon Moore and his daughter Alice both have a genetic condition called Treacher Collins syndrome, or TC. Throughout his entire childhood Simon was mocked and bullied by other children and adults for having physical differences imparted by TC. Simon says that his baby girl will be reaffirmed every day – that he will always tell her […]
Maddy Stuart is no regular teen — she wants to change the world's view of people with Down syndrome, one pose at a time. The 18-year-old Australian aspiring model is using the platform of social media to spread her message. With 322,000...Show More Summary
Some kind cops are working to make a Taylor Swift superfan's wish come true. The Dover Police Department in Delaware, aka the department that's home to the sassy officer who sings Swift's "Shake It Off" in a viral video, is rallyingShow More Summary
Everybody gets impostor syndrome, but it’s a disease that hits geeks especially hard. You know how it is: You feel like you couldn’t possibly belong, that you can’t measure up, that everyone will realize you’re a fake. Here’s how to turn impostor syndrome into your own superpower. Read more...
18-year-old Australian Maddy Stuart is on a mission to challenge our beauty standards.
Victoria's Wish 13 year old Victoria Marsh, from Delaware, asked us to help make her wish of meeting Taylor Swift come true. Victoria, who has Down Syndrome, was recenlty diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a form of bone cancer. So we made this video to support her and hopefully grant her wish to meet Taylor Swift. Show More Summary
Health officials in South Korea have confirmed a third case of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) this week. The two most recent cases in South Korea are people who became infected after being in contact with the first case, who tested positive for the virus following a trip to the Middle East, Reuters reports. Show More Summary
Scientists have succeeded in restoring normal activity in cells isolated from patients with the premature aging disease Cockayne syndrome. They have uncovered the role played in these cells by an enzyme, the HTRA3 protease.
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David Brooks is a nice guy, and thinks the rest of us have been too mean to Jeb Bush, dumping on him for his bungling responses to questions about his brother's war in Iraq. Don't dwell on the past, he wrote in his New York Times column (May 19) because you can't undo it. Show More Summary
Biologists have expressed cautious optimism about a possible treatment for White-nose Syndrome (WNS). They have now released bats that had WNS last fall but were successfully treated during a field trial over the past winter.
Jaxon Stormes is a student with a severe disability, making life very challenging. He has Dravet’s syndrome, which causes him to have constant seizures, developmental delays, and other disabilities. He tried various treatments and nothing worked until they tried medical marijuana, cannabis. Show More Summary
Bone marrow transplant does not rescue mouse models of Rett syndrome, a severe neurological disease that affects very young girls, a new study shows. The findings contradict seemingly promising results published in 2012, which initiated a clinical trial for human patients. Show More Summary
In 2014, LifeNews reported on twin baby Gammy who was abandoned by his biological parents after their surrogate refused abortion. Baby Gammy was born with Down syndrome to Thailand surrogate, Pattamaron Chanbua. After the birth, his parents, David and Wendy Farnell, fled to Australia with his healthy sister; and in August they took to Australia’s […]
For most, the idea of raising five children with Down Syndrome might seem a little crazy. For Leah Spring, it’s been a joy, a beautiful journey, and maybe even a life-saver. You see, while raising those five children, Leah is also battling...Show More Summary