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Researchers replicate FSH muscular dystrophy in mice

09:48 EDT 15 Sep 2017 | Medical Xpress

A new study published in the journal Nature Communications describes a breakthrough in research related to facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD). The debilitating genetic disease - which has no approved treatment - affects an estimated 38,000 Americans and causes degeneration and wasting of the skeletal muscles.

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