The Today Show: Alan Jackson, Legendary Country Singer, Reveals His Ten Years with Charcot-Marie Tooth Disease (CMT)

Although Jackson, age 62, has had CMT for ten years, he only divulged his illness this month. According to an article on eathis.com, Jackson chose a recently aired segment of…

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Study Shows How to Better Predict Pacemaker Needs in Myotonic Dystrophy Patients

A recent study has examined what risk factors exist for patients diagnosed with myotonic dystrophy, the most common of all muscular dystrophies. This is a progressive, hereditary condition. Regarding cardiac…

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Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease Type 1A: RNA Treatment Shows Promise in Mouse Models
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Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease Type 1A: RNA Treatment Shows Promise in Mouse Models

According to a story from Charcot-Marie-Tooth News, a recent study has demonstrated the potential impacts of an RNA-based therapy as a treatment for type 1A Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. The treatment was…

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New Collaboration in Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease to Uncover Ways to Deliver Gene Therapies

James Dahlman, a scientist and professor at both Emory University and the Georgia Institute of Technology, has partnered with the CMT Research Foundation. The aim of this partnership is to…

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Study Illuminates the Need for More Research in Easing Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease Symptoms

A recent study has illuminated the need for further research into how different forms of exercise may provide certain benefits for patients living with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT). This study was…

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Researchers have Uncovered a New Mitochondrial Gene Mutation Related to Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease
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Researchers have Uncovered a New Mitochondrial Gene Mutation Related to Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease

In a recent study, researchers have uncovered a second gene located within the mitochondria that is associated with Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease (CMT). This study was recently published in Annals of Neurology. CMT…

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Green Tea Could Improve Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease Type 2 Patient Outcomes
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Green Tea Could Improve Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease Type 2 Patient Outcomes

A woman living with Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease type 2 (CMT2) has experienced symptom improvement following therapy with an anti-inflammatory compound found in green tea. This study was recently published in Medicina.…

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A New Way To Measure How Is Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease Really Affecting Your Child
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A New Way To Measure How Is Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease Really Affecting Your Child

As reported in Charcot Marie Tooth News; researchers have devised a new measure of quality of life for youth with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. While of course, researchers could assess the youth’s…

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