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Mother sues hospital for missed Down syndrome diagnosis and claims she would have aborted

The mother of a child with Down syndrome is suing the British National Health Service, alleging the health system failed to test her child for the condition before birth. Edyta Mordel, 33, claims her doctors did not perform a prenatal screening for Down syndrome, despite her desire for one. Mordel, who is from Poland, says… Read More »

Medical News Today: Hypertension treatment may slow down Alzheimer’s progression

Researchers have found that nilvadipine, a drug that doctors regularly use to treat hypertension, may help people with Alzheimer’s disease by increasing blood flow to the brain. New research suggests that a high blood pressure drug may slow down the progression of Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. This progressive… Read More »