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Dr. Julie Abbott
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Fraxa (Overview)

Fracas is a non profit organization dedicated to research into finding effective treatment and a cure for Fragile X linked syndromes. It is an extraordinarily effective organization responsible for groundbreaking scientific research devoting over 95 percent of funds to its mission and operating on an impressively cost effective model. Three Nobel prize winners sit on its board.


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What sort of disorder is having a fraxa (fragile x) mutation?

What sort of disorder is having a fraxa (fragile x) mutation?

Chrms dfct > on male: Fragile x is a term used for a fragile site (non-staining gap) on the long arm of the x when chms are studied. Since males have only one x, the defective one influences outcome, with mental deficiencies altered physical features. The kids mother has 2 x's, 1 fragile & 1 nl & usually the nl one prevents problems but not always. This is a male dominated form of significant mental deficiency. ...Read more

Dr. Julie Abbott
6 Doctors shared insights

Fraxa (Overview)

Fracas is a non profit organization dedicated to research into finding effective treatment and a cure for Fragile X linked syndromes. It is an extraordinarily effective organization responsible for groundbreaking scientific research devoting over 95 percent of funds to its mission and operating on an impressively cost effective model. Three Nobel prize winners sit on its board.


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How do I get rid of hyper pigmintattion?

How do I get rid of hyper pigmintattion?

Hydroquinone: Hyperpigmentation if often caused be inflammation du to injury or infection and the action of the sun. Hydroquinone, and sunscreens can revers the process and improve the hyperpigmentation. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: FRAXA?

What is the definition or description of: FRAXA?

Research: Fracas is a non profit organization dedicated to research into finding effective treatment and a cure for Fragile X linked syndromes. It is an extraordinarily effective organization responsible for groundbreaking scientific research devoting over 95 percent of funds to its mission and operating on an impressively cost effective model. Three Nobel prize winners sit on its board. ...Read more

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What sort of disorder is having a fraxa (fragile x) mutation?

Chrms dfct > on male: Fragile x is a term used for a fragile site (non-staining gap) on the long arm of the x when chms are studied. Since males have only one x, the defective one influences outcome, with mental deficiencies altered physical features. The kids mother has 2 x's, 1 fragile & 1 nl & usually the nl one prevents problems but not always. This is a male dominated form of significant mental deficiency. ...Read more

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Are you free?

Are you free?

Yes, this is free if: If you do not request premium, paid services, then this HealthTap BASIC is free. Post your question in English, with good grammar and spelling, and one or more of the thousands of volunteer doctors will answer it. They might skip repetitive questions, or ones that have too many abbreviations, or are otherwise hard to understand. (HealthTap's premium services are personal consultations for a fee.) ...Read more

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Who gets omg?

Who gets omg?

Can you clarify?: Omg is a texting-age expression "oh my god" but used even by secularists to express amazement and dismay at once. It's no medical acronym that I recognize though there are some trashy websites preseting medical freaks as having "omg disease". To which disease are you referring? Someone on healthtap will be happy to answer. ...Read more

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I got pleups?

Do you mean polyps?: Regular follow up with primary care doctor! ...Read more

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What's a spur?

What's a spur?

Spur: Most spurs are completely asymptomatic. They don't need any specific treatment. Very few need surgery. ...Read more

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How to be fit?

How to be fit?

There are a number..: ..of helpful steps. First, MOVE MORE--incorporate more physical exercise into your daily routine. Take subway or bike to work or school. Play sports. Take at least two 15 minute walks each day or do a 30-40 minute aerobic workout, with warm up and cool down, at least 5 days a week. Try interval training. Develop a program to build strength and flexibility. Eat healthy foods/drink water. Sleep well ...Read more

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Who gets chip?

Who gets chip?

See below: Chip = children's health insurance program - it is a type of medicaid for kids. Depending on a state's requirements, kids under 18 can be covered by the state's health insurance program if the parents are under a certain income level. Kids can be enrolled through their schools, pediatricians, or hospitals. ...Read more

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What is a d&e?

What is a d&e?

Surgical procedure: A d&e stands for dilation and evacuation. It is a procedure done in an operating room to remove pregnancy tissue from the uterus after the first trimester. In the first trimester it is called a D&C (dilation and curettage). This can be to treat a late miscarriage or bleeding placenta previa, or as an elective procedure. ...Read more

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