Boosting Transmitter Can Reduce Cognitive Dysfunction in Mouse Model of Down Syndrome

Boosting a neurotransmitter called norepinephrine in sufferers of Down Syndrome could help reverse the condition, which is the most common cause of mental retardation in children, a study showed…

“If you intervene early enough, you will be able to help kids with Down Syndrome to collect and modulate information,” said Ahmad Salehi, the lead author of the study, which was published in Science Translational Medicine.

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