Category: Clinical Resource


Turner Syndrome and the Importance of Newborn Screening

Medical advancements in newborn screening have improved the early diagnosis and treatment of chronic diseases, including Turner syndrome (TS). This screening is efficient, cost-effective, and although not frequently talked about, includes routine tests that take place prenatally or immediately after…

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My Story: A Fighting Spirit

The Turner Syndrome Foundation’s (TSF) My Story blog series highlights the experiences of individuals, families, and caregivers affected by Turner Syndrome (TS). Their stories have an incredible ability to inspire others and make a positive impact on the TS community….

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Cardiovascular Risk in TS Patients: Integrating Cardiology, Genetics, and Endocrinology

The importance of early cardiac evaluation and intervention for  those with Turner Syndrome (TS) cannot be stressed enough. In this post, we will explore a study that highlights the different cardiovascular risks for TS patients and their connection to endocrine…

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TSF’s Professional Membership for Healthcare Professionals

Ongoing, specialized medical care is essential for those with Turner Syndrome (TS). The Turner Syndrome Foundation (TSF) offers a Professional Membership Program for healthcare professionals to network, share resources, and register themselves as TS providers in our registry. Communication is…

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How Vision Problems Can Affect Your Life

Individuals with Turner syndrome (TS) are more susceptible to vision problems than the general population. Vision challenges can affect almost every part of a person’s life. Since May is Healthy Vision Month, let’s look at some common vision issues and…

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Social Skills and Relationships in Turner Syndrome: a Study

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One of the main goals of the Turner Syndrome Foundation (TSF) is to educate medical professionals and institutions on important research that can help patients with Turner Syndrome  (TS). In this post, we summarize the research paper “Social Skills and…

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Safe & Effective Hormone Therapy for Turner Syndrome Patients

The Turner Syndrome Foundation (TSF) is a strong advocate for early diagnosis. Diagnosing Turner Syndrome (TS) early is critical, in part, because it allows for timely and effective growth hormone therapy (GHT) treatment for TS patients. Read below about one…

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Deep Learning Could Lead to Earlier Turner Syndrome Diagnosis

As part of its mission to support the Turner Syndrome (TS) community, the Turner Syndrome Foundation (TSF) is committed to making earlier diagnosis a reality. Early diagnosis means that TS patients and their caregivers can better prepare for any related…

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Gene Analysis Helps Identify Causes of Turner Syndrome

As part of its mission to support the Turner Syndrome (TS) community, the Turner Syndrome Foundation (TSF) spreads awareness of this chromosomal condition. With increased awareness, researchers will have the knowledge to develop new perspectives about TS. As a result,…

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Turner Syndrome Foundation 2021 Annual Report

As we pause to reflect on our 2021 Annual Report, the Turner Syndrome Foundation (TSF) hopes for peace, safety, and joy in the new year. As part of our mission, we encourage others to ask for the help they need,…

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