One of the more notable aspects of Down syndrome is the wide variety of features and characteristics of people with trisomy 21: There is a wide range of mental retardation and developmental delay noted among children with Down syndrome. Some babies are born with heart defects and others aren't. Some children have associated illnesses such as epilepsy, hypothyroidism or celiac disease, and others don't. The first possible reason is the difference in the genes that are triplicated. As I mentioned above, genes can come in different alternate forms, called "alleles." The effect of overexpression of genes may depend on which allele is present in the person with trisomy 21. The second reason that might be involved is called "penetrance." If one allele causes a condition to be present in some people but not others, that is called "variable penetrance," and that appears to be what happens with trisomy 21: the alleles don't do the same thing to every person who has it. Both reasons may be why there is such variation in children and adults with Down syndrome.
A person in west Scotland having the same blood cholesterol levels as a person in Catalonia, Spain is 8-times more likely to die of coronary heart disease.
FATS FOR THE HEART The low death rate from coronary heart disease among Greenland Eskimosled scientists to suspect that high fish consumption might be protective.
A 30-year study of over 2,100 Chicago men showed a 62% risk of coronary heart disease and 56% risk of sudden myocardial infarction formen who ate at least 35 grams of fish daily, compared to those who atenone [*69].
These bones are considered to be a vital aspect of the Human skeletal structure as their intricate microscopic structure provides strength to the skeletal frame as well as support and protection to the body’s organs.
But rats are unlike humans in that they rarely die of cardiovascular disease and they have a lower capacity to synthesizethe protective eicosanoid Prostacyclin (PCI3) from EPA.
Studies in the United States and Northern Europe have established that the incidence of coronary heart disease mortality is nearly two-and-a-halftimes higher for people with the highest 25% of blood cholesterol comparedwith people with the lowest 25%.
One of the most common types of skeletons is the “exoskeleton”, which is found on creatures that have an external shell, or “suite of armor.” (Hoefnagels)....
Saturated fat in the diet can increase the risk of heart disease from atherosclerosis (fattyplaques on blood vessel walls) by raising blood cholesterol.
The human body rests on a framework made almost entirely of bones. Bones are, therefore, vital as far as the body structure is concerned. This is in addition to the fact that red blood cells are generated within the bone marrow. Healthy bones, therefore, contribute a lot to the overall health of an individual. However, bones get infections and diseases just like other body parts. These range from bone cancer to osteoporosis amongst many other diseases. This paper presents the case of osteoporosis by defining it and outlining its causes, symptoms, testing and diagnosis, and treatment.
There are many different types of diseases that can affect wildlife in New York State. Two diseases that the DEC continues to monitor are Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) and the Avian (Bird) Flu.
There have been reasonsto believe that this imbalanced essential fatty acid ratio has led toincreased cancer, heart disease, allergies, diabetes and other afflictions.