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Category Archives: Muscular Dystrophy Treatment

About Neuromuscular Diseases – Muscular Dystrophy Association

Posted: August 14, 2018 at 7:48 am

A look at causes, symptoms, and care options for neuromuscular diseases, and how we’re leading the way to better treatments and cures. Our trained specialists are here to provide one-on-one support for every part of your journey Continue reading

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Becker’s muscular dystrophy – Wikipedia

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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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Posted: August 12, 2018 at 1:41 pm

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Becker’s muscular dystrophy – Wikipedia

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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 Continue reading

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Muscular dystrophy – Symptoms and causes – Mayo Clinic

Posted: August 6, 2018 at 10:46 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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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 – Diagnosis and treatment – Mayo Clinic

Posted: July 31, 2018 at 7:48 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. But treatment can help prevent or reduce problems in the joints and spine to allow people with muscular dystrophy to remain mobile as long as possible Continue reading

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Muscular dystrophy: Symptoms, treatment, types, and causes

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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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Muscular Dystrophy News – Muscular Dystrophy News

Posted: May 31, 2018 at 11:44 pm

May 30, 2018May 30, 2018NewsShould scientists have the right to edit the genes of future generations to eliminate hundreds, if not thousands, of potential rare diseases? Or should researchers restrict their use of … Read moreMay 30, 2018May 30, 2018NewsResearchers have generated skeletal muscle from human stem cells in the laboratory, an achievement that may advance development of treatments and tissue replacement for patients with muscular dystrophy (MD) Continue reading

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