Down syndrome is a genetic disorder that is caused by the presence of an extra chromosome at birth. A chromosome is the cell structure that contains genetic information. A person with Down syndrome is born with part or all of an additional copy of chromosome number 21. Down syndrome may cause certain physical characteristics, affect physical and mental development, and cause other health problems. However, your child can still lead a very active, successful, and happy life.
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a respiratory pathogen called the coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2. People who are infected with COVID-19 tend to experience mild to moderate respiratory disease and will recover without any special treatment being required. Some individuals who are infected will be asymptomatic, but majority of them would experience mild Covid-19 symptoms and recover on their own. Elderly people, especially those with underlying medical problems such as cardiovascular disease, chronic respiratory disease, diabetes, and cancer are more likely to develop severe complications.
Alzheimer's disease is a brain disease that affects memory, thinking, language, and behaviour. People with Alzheimer's disease lose mental abilities, and the disease gets worse over time. Alzheimer's disease is a form of dementia.
Will you be having a quiet Christmas celebration at home this year? You can still have some fun searching for hidden objects in this family activity! Download the Printable to begin your search!
Have you always felt a higher calling to provide care to others? Or perhaps you heard from a friend that freelance caregiving is an excellent way to gain extra income! Though an immensely rewarding experience, caregiving may not always be an easy journey for some. Read on to find out some little-known truths about caregiving to better prepare yourself for your caregiving journey!
Your lungs, just like any other part of your body, age with time. What can you do to maintain healthy lungs and keep them working optimally? Download this Printable and follow these tips to protect your lungs and reduce your risk of lung disease.
Do you and your spouse get on each other's nerves while working from home? Get some tips from Mind Culture on how to improve your marriage in this printable!
Heart disease is the leading cause of death globally with more than 17.9 million people succumbing to the disease each year. Here in Southeast Asia, patients present with acute heart failure (HF) at a younger age (54 years) compared with patients in the US (75 years), experience longer lengths of hospital stays (six vs 4.2 days) and have higher in-hospital mortality (4.8 vs 3.0 percent).
A food allergy is an abnormal reaction to allergens in food by the body's immune system. If one parent is suffering from a food allergy, there is a 20-40% probability that the child will also suffer from it. The probability increases to 40-60% if both parents suffer from a food allergy. Foods that commonly cause allergies include seafood, milk, eggs, soy, wheat and nuts such as peanuts, cashews, walnuts and pecans.