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Are individuals with Down’s Syndrome more likely to be overweight or obese? If so, why? What can we do to help them? And how doe

Within the US there are numerous people with Down’s Syndrome. Most are overweight or obese. This research study would include finding out why individuals with Down’s are overweight and if it is because of a predisposing factor that cannot be controlled such as genetics or a modification made by the chromosomal editing. It will also look at, what ways we can help those individuals with weight needs. Discovering how individuals... more »

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How does having lesions in the frontal lobe of the brain affect the mental health of a Multiple Sclerosis patient?

MRI studies would be performed with each MS flare and annually. Patients with lesions in their frontal lobe would complete a questionnaire regarding their mental and emotional state. Caregivers would also complete the questionnaire with their observations of the MS patient. We would expect to see mood disorders and/or depression in MS patients who have lesions in their frontal lobe. Data would be collected for 5 years.... more »

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