Tag Archives: 2019

World Down Syndrome Day 2019: Theme, Significance of the Day That Believes in 'Lots of Socks'

A child with Down syndrome, people wearing colourful socks (Photo Credits: Getty Images, anyavera Instagram) World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD) is observed by the United Nations on March 21 every year since 2012 to raise awareness about the genetic condition. Various activities and workshops are conducted to promote the inclusion of people with Down syndrome.… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for MARCH 8, 2019: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

This week another study highlights the importance of prenatal vitamins in reducing the risk of autism spectrum disorders (ASD).  This study from Schmidt and colleagues focused on high-risk families. In these families, one child had already been diagnosed with ASD.  The risk of having a child with ASD in subsequent children was cut in half… Read More »