How can a person get Fragile X Syndrome?(1:53-2:36)
No particular race or ethnicity are particularly prone to Fragile X Syndrome. It is more common in males than females. About 1 in 4,000 males will be born with Fragile X Syndrome, while 1 in 8,000 females will be born with Fragile X Syndrome. Fragile X SYndrome in general is fairly rare. The United States sees fewer than 200,000 cases of Fragile X Syndrome a year
is any research going on to help cure/treat Fragile x syndrome?
FRAXA is a non-profit organization that has been working since 1994 to find the cure for Fragile X Syndrome. Multiple winners of the Nobel Prize are apart of their staff, including James Watson who helped discover the structure of DNA.
The National Fragile X Foundation has been around since 1998. NFXF's goals are to provide education and support to people effected by Fragile X Syndrome and to fund research projects working to cure Fragile X.
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