Disease Pathophysiology Down Syndrome is a genetically occurred disordered due the presence of third copy of chromosome. It is also known as trisomy 21. On an average the IQ of a patient suffering with Down Syndrome is 50. Though Down syndrome can't be prevented, it can be detected before a child is born. The health problems that may go along with DS can be treated, and many resources are available to help kids and their families who are living with the condition. Disease Statistics Every year in India between 23,000 and 29,000 children are born with Down Syndrome, which is the highest in the world. But the survival rate is only 44 per cent for those who have a congenital heart disease. Disease Treatment Still there is no proof for causes that leads to this disease and there no treatment to avoid chromosome defect. Rehabilitation centers are working hard to manage children suffering Down syndrome.
Related To Major Research on Disease Study to increase memory, language and learning in people with Down syndrome. New fetal stem cell research is demonstrating that it is not only the presence of #21 chromosome, but also what the genes are missing, that may impede the development of a Down Syndrome brain. Down Syndrome Federation of India is working hard on the effected children and their rehabilitation.