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Muscular Dystrophy: Facts, News & Information Document List

This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Muscular Dystrophy category. Though topics may have since been updated they are listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.

Publication List

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Improving Muscular Dystrophy Treatment
    Rochester leads international effort to improve muscular dystrophy treatment - Published: 2010-09-04
  8. 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
  9. New Form of Adult Muscular Dystrophy
    The first identification of a new form of adult onset muscular dystrophy - Published: 2010-01-21
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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


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