Muscular Dystrophy

Scientists uncover a novel approach to treating Duchenne muscular dystrophy – Sanford Burnham Prebys

The study reveals a promising new therapeutic approach for the incurable muscle-wasting condition. Scientists at Sanford…

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Scientists uncover a novel approach to treating Duchenne muscular dystrophy – EurekAlert

As Duchenne muscular dystrophy progresses, levels of a beneficial RNA (purple), called…

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CRISPR gene-editing tool tweaked to tackle muscular dystrophy via RNA – New Atlas

Muscle fibers treated with a new RNA-targeted Cas9 technique show a lack…

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Drugging the undruggable: Yale finds treatment path for muscular dystrophy – Yale News

  Researchers at Yale have identified a possible treatment for Duchenne…

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Ocean deep, sky high: Man with muscular dystrophy challenges himself with extreme sports – CGTN

22-year-old Fang Jianze, who had been told by doctors that he would not be able…

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One year in, 9 boys with muscular dystrophy show remarkable progress from gene therapy – Genetic Literacy Project

Cheerful boy with muscular dystrophy sitting on playroom floor, looking towards the…

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I’m Sleeping Comfortably Now, Thanks to a New Mattress – Muscular Dystrophy News

  Most mitochondrial myopathy patients rely on sleep as…

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Losing My Ability to Walk Won’t Stop Me – Muscular Dystrophy News

  When I was younger, I couldn’t imagine…

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MD Advocates Offer Advice to Disabled Students During Pandemic – Muscular Dystrophy News

The importance of communication and self-care for people with muscular dystrophy and other neuromuscular diseases…

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Personal health budgets: Call for change to Wales’ care system – BBC News

Rhys Bowler says he would like the choice of who provides his…

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Gene Transfer Therapy Fast-Tracked for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy – Monthly Prescribing Reference

SRP-9001 is designed to deliver the micro-dystrophin-encoding gene to muscle tissue for…

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Two Imaging Biomarkers Predict Walking Ability in DMD, Useful for Trials – Muscular Dystrophy News

Two magnetic resonance measures — MRI and magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) — of leg muscles…

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New treatment for common form of muscular dystrophy shows promise in cells, animals – University of Alberta

U of A medical geneticist Toshifumi Yokota led a research team that…

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Micro-dystrophin gene therapy can improve outcomes in children with Duchenne muscular dystrophy – News-Medical.Net

Researchers from Nationwide Children’s Hospital have published in JAMA Neurology results from the first four…

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Learning to Accept My Mental Illness Through Creativity – Muscular Dystrophy News

  Positivity is a characteristic that I naturally possess. I…

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What I’ve Learned from Starting a Twitch Channel – Muscular Dystrophy News

  When I started my Twitch…

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Let’s Aim to Achieve True Global Accessibility – Muscular Dystrophy News

  On May 21, the world celebrated its…

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Stevenage mum’s appeal to help adult disabled son retain last shred of independence – The Comet

Weslie is struggling to use the current joystick on his powered wheelchair…

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COVID-19 and the Impossibility of Putting a Value on a Life – Muscular Dystrophy News

  Author’s note: The COVID-19 crisis has already…

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Scientists edge closer to treatment for myotonic dystrophy – EurekAlert

The images show DM1 cells, untreated and treated with kinase inhibitors. Following…

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