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Tests for Down Syndrome

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Chorionic villus sampling (CVS), also known as chorionic villus biopsy, is a type of test performed during pregnancy to determine if an unborn child is at risk for ...  More
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Karyotyping is a laboratory procedure that allows a physician to examine a patient's set of chromosomes. Karyotype also refers to the actual collection of chro...  More
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Percutaneous Umbilical Blood Sampling
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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Amniotic Fluid Alpha-1-Fetoprotein (AFP) Test
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Karyotyping is a laboratory procedure that allows a physician to examine a patient's set of chromosomes. Karyotype also refers to the actual collection of chro...  More
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Triple Screening Test
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Unconjugated Estriol (uE3) Level Test
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An alpha fetoprotein (AFP) test is a blood test used to measure the amount of AFP present in blood. It is usually done as part of a triple screen or quad screen in ...  More
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The quantitative human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) blood test measures the level of hCG hormone present in a blood sample. HCG is a hormone that is produced during...  More
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US Scan for Fetal Nuchal Translucency
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Amniocentesis is a test used to determine whether your unborn baby has any genetic abnormalities (genetic amniocentesis) or whether its lungs are developed enough f...  More
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Fetal echocardiography is a test used to view your unborn baby's heart, similar to an ultrasound. Your doctor will order this test if he or she needs a better ...  More
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An alpha fetoprotein (AFP) test is a blood test used to measure the amount of AFP present in blood. It is usually done as part of a triple screen or quad screen in ...  More
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Estriol Test
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Medical Procedures for Down Syndrome

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Educational Therapy
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Language Therapy
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Hearing and speech impairment are conditions that can affect both children and adults. Hearing impairment may also be called deafness or hard of hearing . Problems ...  More
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According to the American Physical Therapy Association, the goal of physical therapy or physiotherapy is to improve mobility, restore function, reduce pain, and pre...  More
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Behavior Therapy
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Occupational Therapy
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Genetic Counseling
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Self Care for Down Syndrome

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A balanced diet is one that gives your body the nutrition it needs to function properly. In order to get truly balanced nutrition, you should obtain the majority of...  More
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Herbs and Supplements for Down Syndrome What's this?

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Zinc has been used since ancient Egyptian times to enhance wound healing, although the usefulness of this approach is only partially confirmed by the clinical data ...  More
Efficacy Grade B
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5-HTP is the precursor of the neurotransmitter serotonin. It is obtained commercially from the seeds of the plant Griffonia simplicifolia . 5-HTP has been suggested...  More
Efficacy Grade C
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