For this reason, optometrists and ophthalmologists tend to prescribe earlier for children with Down's syndrome
because they are not going to grow out of their errors.
We just want to change people's views on Down's Syndrome
My mum had said that when I was pregnant with Alex that I mentioned about babies with Down's syndrome
, but never mentioned any other disability.
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Professor Tony Holland - medical advisor to DSA - disagreed, saying: "In reality most people with Down's syndrome
are capable of being as healthy (or unhealthy) as the rest of the population, providing they have access to the individual healthcare we all expect.
All my life I wanted a daughter and it was really heartbreaking to know Rebecca would be a Down's Syndrome
Eventually, researchers may devise ways to counteract the genes that cause some Down's syndrome
defects, Korenberg says.
The Down's Syndrome
Association said the survey of more than 1,000 parents showed health professionals treated people with the condition as "second-class citizens".
Xenomics (New York City) is developing a urine DNA test for detecting Down's Syndrome
that could provide pregnant women with a safer and quicker alternative to amniocentesis tests," the article states.
Dubai More than 1,500 people and 40 organisations participated in the World Down's Syndrome
Day Walkathon at Dubai Mall yesterday evening.
NOne to two babies are born with Down's syndrome
every day in the UK alone.