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Abstract no.: 775

Evaluation of trace elements and some enzymes in Egyptian children with Down syndrome N.A. Meguid, H.H.Afifi & N. Kholosy The present study investigated the activity of Cu Zn superoxide dismutase in red blood cells and glutathione peroxidase (GPx) in whole blood using spectrophotometric methods. The plasma levels of the copper and zinc cofactors, and whole […]

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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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