Prader-Willi Syndrome

Infant with failure to thrive and hypotoniaA 4-month-old girl arrives at the clinic for a well-child visit. Her mother voices concerns about the infant’s poor weight gain, slow feeding habits, and physical delays such as head lag, poor grasp reflex, and rolling over.
Researchers find gene for precocious pubertyResearchers have identified the genetic mutation responsible for central precocious puberty. Experts say the finding may help unlock the mysteries surrounding the timing of puberty and make it possible to identify those at risk of early onset.