Muscular Dystrophy: Facts, News & Information Document List

This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Muscular Dystrophy category.

Publication List:

FDA Approves First Drug to Treat Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
U.S. Food and Drug Administration approves Exondys 51 (eteplirsen) injection to treat patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) - Published: 2016-09-20
How Do I Know My Muscular Dystrophy Drugs are Working
People with muscular dystrophy have to take the least amount of steroid that will give them the maximum therapeutic effect - Published: 2014-10-31
STAT3 Inhibitor Key to Making New Muscles
Cyclic bursts of a STAT3 inhibitor can replenish muscle stem cells and promote differentiation into muscle fibers. Findings are important step in developing and maintaining new muscle to treat muscle diseases - Published: 2014-09-07
Potential New Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Treatment
In DMD the combination of the lack of dystrophin and inflammatory reactions causes the muscles to weaken and waste over time - Published: 2011-03-19
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy is Ultimately a Stem Cell Disease
Successful Duchenne muscular dystrophy treatments would likely need to target muscle stem cells not just muscle fibers - Published: 2010-12-09
Uncovering the Cause of a Common Form of Muscular Dystrophy
Advance in determining the cause of a common form of muscular dystrophy known as facioscapulohumeral dystrophy - Published: 2010-10-29
Improving Muscular Dystrophy Treatment
Rochester leads international effort to improve muscular dystrophy treatment - Published: 2010-09-04
Walker-Warburg Syndrome - Facts and Information
Walker-Warburg Syndrome is a rare genetic and multi-system disorder characterized by eye and brain abnormalities and muscle disease - Published: 2010-03-06
New Form of Adult Muscular Dystrophy
The first identification of a new form of adult onset muscular dystrophy - Published: 2010-01-21
Myotonic Dystrophy Information
Myotonic Dystrophy is a progressive disease involving muscle weakness in which the muscles are slow to relax after contracting - Published: 2009-03-10
Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy
Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy includes a group of diverse disorders which affect voluntary muscles predominantly around the pelvic and shoulder areas - Published: 2009-03-06
Congenital Muscular Dystrophy: General Overview & Information
Congenital Muscular Dystrophies are a group of diseases of the muscles understanding and technology related to these diseases are progressing - Published: 2009-03-05
Becker's Muscular Dystrophy Information
Beckers Muscular Dystrophy is a form of inherited disorder characterized by progressive muscle weakness in the pelvis and legs - Published: 2009-03-03
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Facts and Information
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy is a genetic degenerative diseases primarily affecting voluntary muscles and causing pain - Published: 2009-03-01
Muscular Dystrophy: Symptoms, Types & Facts
Muscular Dystrophy is not just one disease the term refers to a group of genetic or hereditary disorders that destroy the muscles - Published: 2009-02-27