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Using a panel of ultrasound markers in a systematic fashion as a part of screening has been referred to as a "genetic sonogram". The presence of one of these markers may increase the possibility of Down syndrome.

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Why IS Pine Bluff America's most crime-ridden town? The small community that's second only to Detroit for law-breaking

Pine Bluff Draws International attention due to its high crime rates. "Pine Bluff, AR might seem like any other struggling town in the United States. But after soaring crime rates and the economic downturn, it has been dubbed the most dangerous little town in America. Last year there were 18 murders alone in Pine Bluff, which has a population of just 49,000 - seven times the national average per capita. 2 people have already been killed this year and recent figures ranked it 2nd…


Gilbert Syndrome is a common genetic liver disorder found in 3-12% of the population. It produces elevated levels of unconjugated bilirubin in the bloodstream....


I know exactly who I should get this shirt for! Down Syndrome Awareness: Down syndrome is set of mental and physical symptoms that result from having an extra copy of Chromosome 21. Even though people with Down syndrome may have some physical and mental features in common, symptoms of Down syndrome can range from mild to severe. Usually, mental development and physical development are slower in people with Down syndrome than in those without the condition.


Journal article-Growth Charts for Children With Down Syndrome: 1 Month to 18 Years of Age LINK TO CHARTS---


John Langdon Down, the "father" of Down syndrome never met his grandson (and namesake) who had what would eventually be named after him. It was John Sr's. son Reginald, whose first son John Langdon (born 1905) probably shaped his father's less than charitable view on those with "Mongoloid idiocy". John Sr., from all accounts a kindly man, would probably not have been fond of Reginald's theory that since some of the symptoms did not appear in actual Mongols