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What is Down syndrome? Trisomy 21, or Down syndrome, is the most common chromosomal abnormality. Unlike other congenital conditions that have a deletion or mutation, individuals with Down syndrome have an extra chromosome 21. This extra chromosome causes “overexpression” of genes that change metabolism and function of antioxidants, amino acids, digestive enzymes, and other essential […]

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Case Study: Padiat. Praxis. 59: 703-708 (2001)

Physicians Recognize the Importance of Antioxidants in the Long Term Management of Down Syndrome A recent review published by Drs. Gert Lubec and Ephrem Engidawork of the Department of Pediatrics, University of Vienna (Journal of Neurology, 2002, Vol 249: 1347-1356) eloquently outlines the scientific rationale for the need for increased antioxidant supplementation in the diets […]

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Abstract no.: 776

Early intervention in down syndrome: The effect of antioxidants N.A. Meguid & S. Ismail The present study investigated the role of antioxidant nutritional support in conjunction with a training Portage programme designed to improve the capabilities of patients with Down Syndrome (DS). The study included 60 children with DS aged between 2 and 45 months. […]

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Case Study: Study Shows Benefits of Nutritional Supplementation in Down Syndrome

A new study of children with Down syndrome shows significant improvement in cognitive skills and behavior after nutritional supplementation with antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. Forty children with Down syndrome, along with an equal number of age- and sex- matched controls, were supplemented for 6 months with a specially formulated nutritional supplement. According to clinical and […]

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