By Lauren Bryl MS LCGC

Diabetes Drug May Improve Symptoms of Fragile X Syndrome

Fragile X syndrome is one of the most common inherited causes of intellectual disability. There is currently no specific treatment for fragile X syndrome apart from supportive care such as special education and medications to treat individual symptoms. However, changes may be on the horizon.

Genetic Counseling an Important Part of the IVF Process

Over half of couples who seek treatment for infertility will go on to have healthy babies. As a part of that treatment, and when planning a pregnancy in general, it is recommended that all couples are offered genetic testing called carrier screening.