Recent news and views
We’ve been really busty with various work, home, and illness-related issues recently. Here’s some recent news stories I haven’t had time to blog about:
Great news. It’s about time intellectually disabled athletes stopped being punished for the crimes of the intellectually able but morally corrupt.
An interesting perspective, and one that I have some sympathy for.
“Guidelines for scans that assess the risk of Down’s syndrome in later pregnancy are being drawn up in an attempt to improve their accuracy.” Good. See here and here for previous posts about the importance of accuracy.
An interesting read, whatever you might think about her.
“Medicines that target specific nerve cells in the brain could reverse poor mental function in people with Down’s syndrome, according to new research.”