A recent clinical guideline calls for screening patients with Down syndrome for Alzheimer-type dementia starting at age 40 years and diabetes starting at age 30 years. Down syndrome is also associated with high risk for death from COVID-19, a new study found.
27 Oct 2020
Transitioning a patient with Down syndrome from a pediatric practice to an adult physician can be challenging due to a lack of willing physicians, who may not feel that they know enough to provide care.
1 Feb 2021
This week's quiz asks readers to diagnose a woman with cyanotic congenital heart disease and Down syndrome.
1 Oct 2013
Celiac disease should be part of the differential diagnosis for several classic clinical presentations, but atypical symptoms, including constipation, can cause doctors to overlook some patients.
1 Feb 2023
This issue also covers extended lifespans for Down syndrome, the future of primary care, and subclinical hypothyroidism.
1 Feb 2021
Candidates announced for Board of Governors Chair-electACP supports Saudi physicians upholding medical ethicsACP provides ethical guidance on using incentives to promote personal responsibility
14 Sep 2010
A generation ago, most children with severe disabilities died before reaching adulthood. Now, more than 90% survive. From cancer or congenital heart disease to cystic fibrosis and Down syndrome, pediatric survivors need interns who can coordinate chronic care.
1 Sep 2010