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Turner syndrome affects approximately 1 out of every 2,500 female live births worldwide. It embraces a broad spectrum of features, from major heart defects to minor cosmetic issues. Some individuals with Turner syndrome may have only a few features, while others may have many. Almost all people with Turner syndrome have short stature and loss of ovarian function, but the severity of these problems varies considerably amongst individuals.
Cardiovascular surgeons heal a patient’s aortic dissection

Cardiovascular surgeons heal a patient’s aortic dissection

Novel program that provides comprehensive care for Turner syndrome earns national recognition

Novel program that provides comprehensive care for Turner syndrome earns national recognition

Ferring announces FDA approval of ZOMACTON for injection in four new pediatric indications

Ferring announces FDA approval of ZOMACTON for injection in four new pediatric indications

NIH researchers unravel how male, female mouse embryos acquire sex-specific reproductive systems

NIH researchers unravel how male, female mouse embryos acquire sex-specific reproductive systems

HSS researchers identify new way to quickly diagnose and treat Parsonage-Turner Syndrome

HSS researchers identify new way to quickly diagnose and treat Parsonage-Turner Syndrome

Research: X and Y DNA swapping may occur more often than previously thought

Research: X and Y DNA swapping may occur more often than previously thought

Sex differences in the brain may provide clues to why certain forms of autism more common in males

Sex differences in the brain may provide clues to why certain forms of autism more common in males

Panorama SNP-based non-invasive prenatal test can detect complete molar pregnancy

Panorama SNP-based non-invasive prenatal test can detect complete molar pregnancy

First-of-its-kind DNA bank aims at advancing research into genetics of stuttering

First-of-its-kind DNA bank aims at advancing research into genetics of stuttering

Natera, LifeLabs sign new agreement for non-invasive prenatal testing in Canada

Natera, LifeLabs sign new agreement for non-invasive prenatal testing in Canada

Growth disorders in children can be detected earlier using new growth monitoring tools

Growth disorders in children can be detected earlier using new growth monitoring tools

Scientists develop potential new therapy based on cow's immune molecules for hormone deficiencies

Scientists develop potential new therapy based on cow's immune molecules for hormone deficiencies

New toolkits help young adults navigate shift from pediatric to adult health care

New toolkits help young adults navigate shift from pediatric to adult health care

Childhood oestrogen may normalise thelarche in Turner syndrome

Childhood oestrogen may normalise thelarche in Turner syndrome

‘Surprising’ effect of growth hormone on BMI in normal-weight children

‘Surprising’ effect of growth hormone on BMI in normal-weight children

Longer looks: Vermont's single payer system; Nevada's cancer cluster; the toll of dementia on a family

Longer looks: Vermont's single payer system; Nevada's cancer cluster; the toll of dementia on a family

EU research project seeks to improve care for patients with adrenal and gonadal hormonal imbalances

EU research project seeks to improve care for patients with adrenal and gonadal hormonal imbalances

DASA Group to offer Natera's non-invasive prenatal test for detection of genetic syndromes

DASA Group to offer Natera's non-invasive prenatal test for detection of genetic syndromes

Verinata Health provides follow-up data on Verifi prenatal test

Verinata Health provides follow-up data on Verifi prenatal test

Non-invasive prenatal genetic screening: an interview with Dr. Charles Strom, Senior Medical Director, Quest Diagnostics

Non-invasive prenatal genetic screening: an interview with Dr. Charles Strom, Senior Medical Director, Quest Diagnostics