New drug cures mice of Down Syndrome in a single dose

With one dose, the brains of the mice grew normally and those mice showed learning abilities like that of their un-affected peers.

There has been good news in medicine recently. Not only is there a vaccine to prevent HIV/AIDS in the works, but scientists at John Hopkins University and the National Institutes of Health have also recently used a new drug to cure Down Syndrome in baby mice with just one dose. And although the drug has not yet been tested on humans, it still qualifies as an amazing achievement.

 

 

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