DOWN SYNDROME.      By Tamiko-Shae 
Is Down syndrome aninfectious/contagious? Down syndrome is not an infectious or a  contagious. You are born with Down  sy...
Down syndrome symptoms   •Down syndrome people don’t all   have the same symptoms; some can   have different syndromes to ...
What causes Down syndrome? Chromosomes come in  pairs and if you have three  copies of chromosome 21  then you will have ...
Is Down syndrome spread byvectors? No, Down syndrome is not spread by vectors.                   Mosquitoes, fleas, lice,...
How is Down syndrometreated? You can’t treat Down syndrome; you are born  with Down syndrome. At a early age, when they ...
How can Down syndrome beprevented? There is no way to prevent Down syndrome;  you are born with Down syndrome.
References   http://down-syndrome.emedtv.com/down-syndrome/down-syndrome-    symptoms.html   http://en.wikipedia.org/wik...
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  1. 1. DOWN SYNDROME. By Tamiko-Shae 
  2. 2. Is Down syndrome aninfectious/contagious? Down syndrome is not an infectious or a contagious. You are born with Down syndrome.
  3. 3. Down syndrome symptoms •Down syndrome people don’t all have the same symptoms; some can have different syndromes to others.•Heres a list of all thesyndromes of Downsyndrome•A flat facial profile•An upward slant to the eyes•A short neck•Shaped ears•Whites spots on the iris of the eye•A single crease on the palm of the hand•Smaller than average size•Big toes widely spaced•Poor muscle tone (called hypotonia)•Joint looseness•Broad feet with short toes•Learning disabilities.
  4. 4. What causes Down syndrome? Chromosomes come in pairs and if you have three copies of chromosome 21 then you will have Down syndrome. Chromosome 21
  5. 5. Is Down syndrome spread byvectors? No, Down syndrome is not spread by vectors. Mosquitoes, fleas, lice, ticks and flies are the most important vectors of disease to humans.
  6. 6. How is Down syndrometreated? You can’t treat Down syndrome; you are born with Down syndrome. At a early age, when they are babies or toddles you can take them to a special school so they can get use to what it will be like when they grow up.
  7. 7. How can Down syndrome beprevented? There is no way to prevent Down syndrome; you are born with Down syndrome.
  8. 8. References http://down-syndrome.emedtv.com/down-syndrome/down-syndrome- symptoms.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Down_syndrome#Genetics http://pregnancy.healthguru.com/article/can-down-syndrome-be-prevented http://www.flickr.com/photos/sheepies/4751786836/sizes/m/in/photostream /
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