Muscular Dystrophy

Lithium boosts muscle strength in mice with rare muscular dystrophy – Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Standing up from a chair, climbing stairs, brushing one’s hair – all can be a struggle for…

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Focus on What You Can Do Rather Than What You Can’t – Muscular Dystrophy News

In fifth grade, it was hard for me to grasp why some people could play handball, run,…

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‘Living, Learning, Thriving’: The Start of Something New – Muscular Dystrophy News

Let me tell you a little about myself. I turned 60 in January and have been dealing…

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Occupational Therapy – Muscular Dystrophy News

Muscular dystrophy is the name given to a group of genetically inherited diseases all characterized by progressive…

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The Art of Asking for Help – Muscular Dystrophy News

My mom used to shake me awake in the morning, cook me breakfast, and send me off…

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Introducing ‘Hawk’s-Eye View,’ a Duchenne Column – Muscular Dystrophy News

It’s fitting that I start writing my first column as I begin my next major life transition….

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Help may be on the way for people with muscular dystrophy – Medical Xpress

Researchers in Florida never expected this much success with a drug they’re developing to treat muscular dystrophy. “The…

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Boys with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy at High Risk for Bone Fractures – Muscular Dystrophy News

Young boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) have a higher rate of bone fractures than healthy children,…

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My Birth Control Injections Have Restored My Quality of Life – Muscular Dystrophy News

The time when a girl’s body matures into that of a young woman isn’t how it’s portrayed…

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East Lothian mum on her little boy’s brave battle with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy – Edinburgh Live

The mum of a five-year-old with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy has spoken about how it affects her brave…

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What Teachers Should Know About Students with Disabilities – Muscular Dystrophy News

Teachers must educate classes full of rambunctious, bored kids while trying to keep them engaged and quiet….

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Rickmansworth turned orange to help support boy with muscular dystrophy – Watford Observer

Hundreds of people swapped their usual attire to dress head to toe in orange to raise £4,000…

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New drug for Duchenne muscular dystrophy clears phase 1 clinical trial testing in boys – Medical Xpress

Patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) have few treatment options. Medications currently available or in development either…

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Muscle wasting conditions: Transforming lives through research – Open Access Government

Catherine Woodhead, CEO, Muscular Dystrophy UK explains how lives are being transformed through research when it comes…

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Tips to Alleviate Symptoms of Constipation – Muscular Dystrophy News

Managing one’s health while living with a disability requires much more than regular trips to the doctor…

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Woman with muscular dystrophy creates clothing line to inspire others with chronic illnesses – ABC News

There was a time when 33-year-old Keisha Greaves hid her muscular dystrophy. Now, she embraces her condition…

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Finding the Perfect Wheelchair Blanket – Muscular Dystrophy News

Many YouTubers create meaningful content about their lives with disability and chronic illness. By showing what it’s…

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Who’s Moving: British Red Cross, Muscular Dystrophy UK, Pilotlight and more – Civil Society Media

Chief executive Muscular Dystrophy UK has appointed Catherine Woodhead as chief executive. She was previously director of development…

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Understanding a Rare Cancer in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Patients – Rare Disease Report

Muscle stem cells can contribute to a specific, rare cancer in patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD),…

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Rickmansworth goes orange for muscular dystrophy – Watford Observer

An insurance broker is joining schoolchildren and school staff in wearing orange in a bid to raise…

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