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Category Archives: Muscular Dystrophy Treatment

Muscular dystrophy – Diagnosis and treatment – Mayo Clinic

Posted: October 15, 2018 at 10:44 pm

Diagnosis Your doctor is likely to start with a medical history and physical examination. After that, your doctor may recommend: There’s no cure for any form of muscular dystrophy. Continue reading

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Congenital Muscular Dystrophy (CMD) | Muscular Dystrophy …

Posted: October 14, 2018 at 2:41 pm

What is congenital muscular dystrophy (CMD)? Continue reading

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Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) | Muscular Dystrophy …

Posted: October 7, 2018 at 4:46 am

What is Duchenne muscular dystrophy? Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is a genetic disorder characterized by progressive muscle degeneration and weakness. It is one of nine types ofmuscular dystrophy Continue reading

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Muscular dystrophy – Symptoms and causes – Mayo Clinic

Posted: October 2, 2018 at 10:45 pm

Overview Muscular dystrophy is a group of diseases that cause progressive weakness and loss of muscle mass. In muscular dystrophy, abnormal genes (mutations) interfere with the production of proteins needed to form healthy muscle. Continue reading

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Treatment Options for Muscular Dystrophy

Posted: September 21, 2018 at 7:44 am

Muscular dystrophy is a term that covers a wide range of muscle-wasting conditions, many of which are progressive and carry a variety of symptoms of differing severity. There is no cure for any type of MD. But various medications and therapies can help manage symptoms or slow the progression of the disease. Continue reading

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Becker’s muscular dystrophy – Wikipedia

Posted: September 14, 2018 at 11:47 am

Becker muscular dystrophy is an X-linked recessive inherited disorder characterized by slowly progressing muscle weakness of the legs and pelvis. It is a type of dystrophinopathy.[3][2] This is caused by mutations in the dystrophin gene, which encodes the protein dystrophin. Becker muscular dystrophy is related to Duchenne muscular dystrophy in that both result from a mutation in the dystrophin gene.[1] Some symptoms consistent with Becker muscular dystrophy are: Individuals with this disorder typically experience progressive muscle weakness of the leg and pelvis muscles, which is associated with a loss of muscle mass (wasting) Continue reading

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| Muscular Dystrophy Association

Posted: August 26, 2018 at 12:46 am

At the Muscular Dystrophy Association, we believe in living life, unlimited. Everyone has their reason to ride Continue reading

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EmeryDreifuss muscular dystrophy – Wikipedia

Posted: August 17, 2018 at 10:46 pm

EmeryDreifuss muscular dystrophy is a condition that mainly affects muscles used for movement, such as skeletal muscles and also affects the cardiac muscle, it is named after Alan Eglin H. Emery and Fritz E Continue reading

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Stem Cell Treatment for Muscular Dystrophy – Beike …

Posted: August 3, 2018 at 5:44 pm

Nerve Growth Factor (NGF) Nerve growth factor (NGF) is a member of the neurotrophic factor (neurotrophin, NTFS) family, which can prevent the death of nerve cells and has many features of typical neurotransmitter molecules. NGF plays an important role in the development and growth of nerve cells. Continue reading

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Muscular Dystrophy Association

Posted: July 8, 2018 at 5:47 pm

SMA Added to National List of Disorders to Screen for at Birth After significant collaborative work among many stakeholders in the spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) community, we are pleased to share that the Secretary of Health and Human Services, Dr. Continue reading

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