A team from Barcelona’s CRG has started an investigation to analyze the effects of epigallocatechin gallate (substance contained in green tea) on the facial features and bones of people with Down syndrome. Their aim is to photograph and analyze the faces of 300 boys from 0 to 18 years.
On the occasion of the World Down Syndrome Day, Down Catalunya launches a manifesto and a video that defends the need for society to change its view regarding people with Down syndrome. This change of glance is also the central axis of this year’s Down España campaign.
Ruth Arroyo was one of the first persons with Down syndrome in Spain to be hired by an ordinary company in 1990. Her fiancé, Jaume Domingo, was hired by another company three years later. A quarter of a century later they still wish to continue working for many more years.