Down syndrome http://wuky.org en Aging with Down Syndrome: Understanding the Link with Alzheimer's Disease http://wuky.org/post/aging-down-syndrome-understanding-link-alzheimers-disease <p>LEXINGTON, Ky. - Each year around 5,000 babies are born in the United States with Down syndrome, a genetic disorder that can impair mental abilities and development. &nbsp;As they age, people with this condition are also at higher risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease. As Brenna Angel reports, researchers at the University of Kentucky are examining what the effects of growing older have on Down syndrome. Tue, 12 Feb 2013 14:50:41 +0000 Brenna Angel 27209 at http://wuky.org Aging with Down Syndrome: Understanding the Link with Alzheimer's Disease