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Cause of Regression in Individuals with Down Syndrome Identified

Individuals with regressive Down syndrome return to baseline functioning when treated for Catatonia Judith Miles found that Catatonia, a treatable disorder, may cause regression in patients with Down syndrome. May 12, 2015 By: Fran Webber COLUMBIA, Mo. – Down syndrome, the most common chromosomal disorder in America, can be complicated by significant deterioration in movement, speech

Advanced 3-D facial imaging may aid in early detection of autism

January 14, 2015 University of Missouri-Columbia Autism is a spectrum of closely related disorders diagnosed in patients who exhibit a shared core of symptoms, including delays in learning to communicate and interact socially. Early detection of autism in children is the key for treatments to be most effective and produce the best outcomes. Using advanced