The relatives of autistic people often have mild traits of the condition. Studying these family members could broaden our understanding of autism.
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Tag: fragile X syndrome
Finding a mutation linked to autism traits can have life-changing consequences for autistic individuals and their families.
Problems with the minute ‘factories’ that yield energy for cells — the mitochondria — may contribute to learning problems and other traits of fragile X syndrome.
Eye tracking shows that mavoglurant, a once-abandoned experimental drug for fragile X syndrome, enters the brain and boosts social interest, says Elizabeth Berry-Kravis.
Una remota ciudad colombiana es el hogar del grupo más grande de personas con síndrome de X frágil. Los científicos están aprendiendo de ellos y tratando de ayudar.
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