Tag: phenylketonuria

Maternal PKU

Maternal PKU

PKU or phenylketonuria is a condition in which your body can’t break down an amino acid called phenylalanine. In the US, about 3,000 women of child ...
Phenylketonuria (PKU)

Phenylketonuria (PKU)

Phenylketonuria (also called PKU) is a condition in which your body can’t break down an amino acid called phenylalanine. All babies born in the United ...
Newborn screening and the March of Dimes

Newborn screening and the March of Dimes

This year, the March of Dimes and other health organizations are commemorating the 50th anniversary of newborn screening. In 1959, the March of Dimes ...