Wearable Motion Sensors May Help Diagnose Fragile X

Wearable Motion Sensors May Help Diagnose Fragile X

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Wearable Motion Sensors May Help Diagnose Fragile X

Wearable motion sensors someday may help doctors diagnose fragile X syndrome and similar disorders based on the way people walk, a study suggests. The method may be able to identify problems in walking 15 to 20 years ahead of clinical symptoms; as such, it offers an opportunity to intervene sooner to preserve brain structure and function. “Walking patterns can be a revealing trait of health, but gait symptoms of disorders like fragile X can escape the naked…

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