Editor’s Choice: Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease Awareness, a Partner’s Accomplishment, and an African Meningitis Vaccine Campaign

Happy Friday! The days are getting shorter and the first cooling winds of autumn have started to blow. This week, we have stories on Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease Awareness Month, a special…

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Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease: Theophylline Boosts Myelin Production in CMT1A Mice
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Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease: Theophylline Boosts Myelin Production in CMT1A Mice

According to a story from Charcot-Marie-Tooth News, a recent study using a mouse model of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 1A produced some interesting results. The researchers found that administration of theophylline…

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HINT1 Mutations Cause Neuromyotonia in Greek Patients with CMT
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HINT1 Mutations Cause Neuromyotonia in Greek Patients with CMT

According to Charcot-Marie-Tooth News, researchers have associated HINT1 gene mutations with neuropathy in Greek patients with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT). In the past, HINT1 was linked to CMT in central and southeastern Europe. However, researchers…

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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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