A study of people with Down syndrome and Alzheimer's disease highlights the importance of amyloid. But it also shows that's not the only factor.
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Among patients with Down syndrome, lorazepam and electroconvulsive therapy both resulted in reduced behavioral symptoms of catatonia over time.
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Scientists used stem cell-based models to pinpoint a gene linked to impaired memory in Down syndrome. The discovery could also clarify Alzheimer's disease.
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A 36-year-old man endured recurrent sinusitis and pneumonias, yeast infections, and viral infections since childhood. His condition now has a name.
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Typically developing young children hang on to information better after a nap, but a new study shows the opposite is true in kids with Down syndrome.
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