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The Science behind down syndrome  Scientists have identified is caused by having 47 chromosomes instead of 46. trisomy is ...
One out of 7 <ul><li>One out of seven babies are born with down syndrome.  </li></ul><ul><li>In the early 20 th  century p...
More long term effects <ul><li>People with down syndrome also have a better chance to have more harmful issues such as hea...
The characteristics of down syndrome  <ul><li>Some physical signs are flattened face, small head, short neck, up slanted e...
Bibliography  <ul><li>http://www.filteredsoundtraining.net/media/Boy%20WIth%20Downs%20Syndrome%20in%20FST.jpg </li></ul><u...
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  1. 1. Down Syndrome http://www.filteredsoundtraining.net/media/Boy%20WIth%20Downs%20Syndrome%20in%20FST.jpg
  2. 2. The Science behind down syndrome Scientists have identified is caused by having 47 chromosomes instead of 46. trisomy is one of the other names for down syndrome. http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/disorders/whataregd/down/images/trisomy21_karyotype.jpg
  3. 3. One out of 7 <ul><li>One out of seven babies are born with down syndrome. </li></ul><ul><li>In the early 20 th century people with down syndrome where abused and ridiculed so much that the average life span for a person with down syndrome was 9 years. </li></ul>
  4. 4. More long term effects <ul><li>People with down syndrome also have a better chance to have more harmful issues such as heart disease (30-50% of patients) intestinal malformation (10-12%) visual or hearing impairment (50%). </li></ul>
  5. 5. The characteristics of down syndrome <ul><li>Some physical signs are flattened face, small head, short neck, up slanted eyes, low set ears, and enlarged tongue and lips. </li></ul>http://dna-laboratories.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2008/03/photo3.jpg
  6. 6. Bibliography <ul><li>http://www.filteredsoundtraining.net/media/Boy%20WIth%20Downs%20Syndrome%20in%20FST.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://ic.galegroup.com/ic/scic/topic/actionWin?limiter=&displayGroups=&query=&prodId=SCIC&userGroupName=&action=e&windowstate=normal&catId </li></ul><ul><li>http://health.salempress.com/action/doSearch?type=simple&targetSearch=book-simple&restrict=all&filter=concept&allOfWords=down+syndrom&occurrences=full&publication=&submit.x=0&submit.y=0&submit=submit </li></ul><ul><li>http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/disorders/whataregd/down/images/trisomy21_karyotype.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://elibrary.bigchalk.com/elibweb/elib/do/results?set=search&source=&maxresultsperpage=0&start=1&secondaryNav = </li></ul>

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