Author Archives: Steve Bryson PhD

Fragile X Girls Less Aware of Bullying, Study Suggests

School-aged girls with fragile X syndrome are less aware of bullying than children of the same age and intellectual abilities, a study suggests. These findings indicate that difficulties in interpreting social signals could place these girls in vulnerable situations. Developing socials skills…

Inflammation Not a Hallmark of Fragile X, Study Suggests

Low levels of pro-inflammatory proteins in the blood suggest that inflammation is not a hallmark of fragile X syndrome, according to a new study. The findings also indicated that assessing the levels of 16 proteins may be useful for diagnosing, classifying, and monitoring fragile X progression.