Spinraza, a New Drug For SMA Patients Might Be Available Sooner Than Later in the UK
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Spinraza, a New Drug For SMA Patients Might Be Available Sooner Than Later in the UK

There is new hope for patients and their families suffering from spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) reported AOL UK News. SMA is a physically debilitating and aggressive disease, and now a new…

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Researchers Close to Medical Breakthroughs Concerning Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Muscular Dystrophy
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Researchers Close to Medical Breakthroughs Concerning Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Muscular Dystrophy

Originally reported by Columbia Daily Tribune, researchers from the University of Missouri have made huge strides towards treating, and maybe even curing, two fatal diseases: muscular dystrophy and Amyotrophic Lateral…

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The Results of this Study Could Improve Outcomes for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
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The Results of this Study Could Improve Outcomes for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Last month, the pharmaceutical company Sarepta Therapeutics announced the long awaited results of a study that measured lung function in patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) after they took eteplirsen,…

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First Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Patient treated With New Gene Therapy

On January 17th, Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy announced that the first patient had been treated with a new gene therapy. The therapy developed specifically for Duchenne muscular dystrophy is known as…

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PTC Therapeutics Continue To Fight For Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Community
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PTC Therapeutics Continue To Fight For Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Community

Even after the third denial from the U.S. FDA, Food and Drug Administration, PTC Therapeutics Incorporation will not stop fighting for the drug Translarna that they believe will help patients…

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Turning Skin Cells Into Muscle Cells: Treatment for Muscular Disorders
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Turning Skin Cells Into Muscle Cells: Treatment for Muscular Disorders

There is potential for a new treatment for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is a genetic disorder characterized by progressive muscle degeneration and weakness.To learn more about this…

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