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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 some documents may have since been updated or revised they are still listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.

Publication List

2016-09-20 : 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).
2014-10-31 : 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.
2014-09-07 : 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.
2011-03-19 : 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.
2010-12-09 : 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.
2010-10-29 : 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.
2010-09-04 : Improving Muscular Dystrophy Treatment : Rochester leads international effort to improve muscular dystrophy treatment.
2010-03-06 : 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.
2010-01-21 : New Form of Adult Muscular Dystrophy : The first identification of a new form of adult onset muscular dystrophy.
2009-03-10 : Myotonic Dystrophy Information : Myotonic Dystrophy is a progressive disease involving muscle weakness in which the muscles are slow to relax after contracting.
2009-03-06 : 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.
2009-03-05 : 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.
2009-03-03 : Becker's Muscular Dystrophy Information : Beckers Muscular Dystrophy is a form of inherited disorder characterized by progressive muscle weakness in the pelvis and legs.
2009-03-01 : Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Facts and Information : Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy is a genetic degenerative diseases primarily affecting voluntary muscles and causing pain.
2009-02-27 : 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.

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