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.
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.
Advancements in technology has created a resurgence around gene therapy which is now offering new hope for Spinal Muscular Atrophy testing.
The World Health Organization declared the Zika virus a public health emergency of international concern. See how this plays into pregnancy and genetic testing.
Choosing the correct prenatal vitamin is important, here are some facts to consider when deciding which prenatal vitamin is right for you.