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“Reversal” of Down Syndrome in Mice?

We’ll start by tempering expectations: The breakthrough you’re about to read about has “no direct link” to a human treatment, reports AFP, but it’s noteworthy nonetheless. Scientists say they’ve identified a molecule that “reverses” the effects of Down syndrome in mice. The molecule is called sonic hedgehog pathway agonist, and it was administered to mice who were genetically altered to have…

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