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Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is a severely debilitating childhood neuromuscular disease that affects 1 in 3,500 live male births. This rare disease is caused by mutations in the dystrophin gene...
The dystrophin gene is the largest gene in the body, consisting of 79 exons. Exons are small sequences of genetic code which, via an intermediate step involving RNA, lead to the assembly of sections...
Examples of Ophan Drug Indications include: Anaemia, sickle cell Cystic fibrosis (CF) Duchenne muscular dystrophy Glioma Graft vs host disease (GvHD) Hepatoma, liver cancer Hodgkin Lymphoma ...
(IOS Press) Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), a progressive muscle disease affecting one in 3,800-6,300 live male births and leads to ambulatory loss, respiratory problems, cardiomyopathy, and early ...
Jude Almkhlef's family fled Syria in 2013. Now the 9-year-old, who has Ullrich congenital muscular dystrophy, is making great progress at Boston Children's.
Chicago, (PRWEB) November 17, 2016 Caseyâs General Store locations and customers in its 14-state area rallied together to raise...
NewsDuchenne is the most common and severe form of muscular dystrophy. Contributed Author:
In this Friday, June 5, 2015 photo, Gabe Griffin, a 10-year-old with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, walks on a basketball court while playing with his cousins in Birmingham, Ala. Duchenne Muscula...
Myotonic dystrophy type I (MD1) is a common form of muscular dystrophy associated with muscle wasting, weakness, and myotonia. These symptoms are linked to the accumulation of toxic gene transcripts i...
At 24, Benjamin Dupree has outlived many people with Duchenne muscular dystrophy…Doctors say the disease is terminal, but they tell you less about living with it…[I]n college, d
Scientists have identified a unique form of congenital muscular dystrophy, characterised by short stature, intellectual disabilities and cataracts...
We report a patient with a typical phenotype and clinical history of Duchenne muscular dystrophy who is currently 53 years old. Because of improvements in cardiopulmonary care, there has been a great ...
This study investigated quality of life (QOL) in adolescent and young men with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD).
In Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) and Becker muscular dystrophy (BMD), interventions reducing the progression of myocardial disease could affect survival.
In adult patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) life-threatening constipation has been reported. Since gastrointestinal function in DMD has not been rigorously studied we investigated objecti...
The aim of the article is to analyze past and present developments of working life expectancy (WLE) at age 50 by age, sex, and education in Europe. WLE is also compared with life expectancy (LE) and h...