FRAX

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FRAXFracture Risk Assessment (software; World Health Organization)
FRAXFragile X Syndrome
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According to Turk, four to six per cent of people with autism have Fragile X syndrome and 29 per cent of people with Fragile X syndrome have autism.
For fragile X syndrome 93 index cases of mental retardation and relatives were studied, distributed as follows: (1) From 11 families (more than two related persons), 71 individuals were studied.
Only one protein is missing with the syndrome, so compared to other conditions that involve many other proteins and genes, solving the problem of fragile X syndrome is relatively simple.
Family experiences and factors associated with the diagnosis of fragile X syndrome. J Dev Behav Pediatr 2000;21:315-21.
This trial evaluated ZYN002 cannabidiol (CBD) gel in pediatric and adolescent patients with Fragile X syndrome (FXS).
Tetra Discovery Partners is a clinical stage biotechnology company developing a portfolio of therapeutic products that will bring clarity of thought to people suffering from neuro-developmental conditions such as Fragile X Syndrome, Alzheimer's disease, traumatic brain injury, and other brain disorders.
They discuss general challenges and methodological approaches, including definitions, development, brain-behavior links, neuroimaging, causal modeling, and visual modeling; specific disorders (Williams syndrome, autism spectrum disorders, Down syndrome, Fragile X syndrome, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and language disorders); and applied issues, focusing on technology use with children with these disorders and their increased risk of anxiety.
[USPRwire, Wed Dec 31 2014] Global Markets Direct's, 'Fragile X Syndrome - Pipeline Review, H2 2014', provides an overview of the Fragile X Syndrome's therapeutic pipeline.
of London, UK) compiles eight essays by psychologists and specialists in development, language and communication, special education, and behavioral sciences in the UK, Sweden, Australia, China, and the US, who consider issues in syndromic and non-syndromic neurodevelopmental disorders: fragile X syndrome, Down's syndrome, Williams syndrome, and velocardiofacial syndrome, and dyslexia, autism spectrum disorder, specific language impairment, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Fragile X syndrome (FXS) [8] (OMIM 300624), the most common heritable cause of mental retardation and the second most frequent cause of mental retardation after Down syndrome, affects approximately 1 in 4000 males and 1 in 6000 females (1, 2).
According to the source Rush University Medical Center, children and adults with social withdrawal due to Fragile X syndrome, the most common cause of inherited intellectual disability and the most common known single gene cause of autism, may soon benefit from an experimental drug under study by pediatric neurologists at Rush Children's Hospital at Rush University Medical Center
Washington, July 22 (ANI): Scientists have found how mutations in a single gene can produce the complex cognitive deficits characteristic of Fragile X Syndrome, the most common inherited form of intellectual disability.