Muscular Diseases: Acquired, familial, and congenital disorders of SKELETAL MUSCLE and SMOOTH MUSCLE.Movement: The act, process, or result of passing from one place or position to another. It differs from LOCOMOTION in that locomotion is restricted to the passing of the whole body from one place to another, while movement encompasses both locomotion but also a change of the position of the whole body or any of its parts. Movement may be used with reference to humans, vertebrate and invertebrate animals, and microorganisms. Differentiate also from MOTOR ACTIVITY, movement associated with behavior.Posture: The position or attitude of the body.Human Body: The human being as a non-anatomical and non-zoological entity. The emphasis is on the philosophical or artistic treatment of the human being, and includes lay and social attitudes toward the body in history. (From J. Cassedy, NLM History of Medicine Division)Muscles: Contractile tissue that produces movement in animals.Substance P: An eleven-amino acid neurotransmitter that appears in both the central and peripheral nervous systems. It is involved in transmission of PAIN, causes rapid contractions of the gastrointestinal smooth muscle, and modulates inflammatory and immune responses.Muscle, Skeletal: A subtype of striated muscle, attached by TENDONS to the SKELETON. Skeletal muscles are innervated and their movement can be consciously controlled. They are also called voluntary muscles.Muscle Proteins: The protein constituents of muscle, the major ones being ACTINS and MYOSINS. More than a dozen accessory proteins exist including TROPONIN; TROPOMYOSIN; and DYSTROPHIN.Neuromuscular Diseases: A general term encompassing lower MOTOR NEURON DISEASE; PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DISEASES; and certain MUSCULAR DISEASES. Manifestations include MUSCLE WEAKNESS; FASCICULATION; muscle ATROPHY; SPASM; MYOKYMIA; MUSCLE HYPERTONIA, myalgias, and MUSCLE HYPOTONIA.Muscular Dystrophies: A heterogeneous group of inherited MYOPATHIES, characterized by wasting and weakness of the SKELETAL MUSCLE. They are categorized by the sites of MUSCLE WEAKNESS; AGE OF ONSET; and INHERITANCE PATTERNS.Muscular Dystrophy, Duchenne: An X-linked recessive muscle disease caused by an inability to synthesize DYSTROPHIN, which is involved with maintaining the integrity of the sarcolemma. Muscle fibers undergo a process that features degeneration and regeneration. Clinical manifestations include proximal weakness in the first few years of life, pseudohypertrophy, cardiomyopathy (see MYOCARDIAL DISEASES), and an increased incidence of impaired mentation. Becker muscular dystrophy is a closely related condition featuring a later onset of disease (usually adolescence) and a slowly progressive course. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1415)Hospitals, Voluntary: Private, not-for-profit hospitals that are autonomous, self-established, and self-supported.Muscular Dystrophy, AnimalHospitals, Proprietary: Hospitals owned and operated by a corporation or an individual that operate on a for-profit basis, also referred to as investor-owned hospitals.Myotonic Dystrophy: Neuromuscular disorder characterized by PROGRESSIVE MUSCULAR ATROPHY; MYOTONIA, and various multisystem atrophies. Mild INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY may also occur. Abnormal TRINUCLEOTIDE REPEAT EXPANSION in the 3' UNTRANSLATED REGIONS of DMPK PROTEIN gene is associated with Myotonic Dystrophy 1. DNA REPEAT EXPANSION of zinc finger protein-9 gene intron is associated with Myotonic Dystrophy 2.Muscular Dystrophy, Facioscapulohumeral: An autosomal dominant degenerative muscle disease characterized by slowly progressive weakness of the muscles of the face, upper-arm, and shoulder girdle. The onset of symptoms usually occurs in the first or second decade of life. Affected individuals usually present with impairment of upper extremity elevation. This tends to be followed by facial weakness, primarily involving the orbicularis oris and orbicularis oculi muscles. (Neuromuscul Disord 1997;7(1):55-62; Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1420)Chromosomes, Human, Pair 4: A specific pair of GROUP B CHROMOSOMES of the human chromosome classification.Dystrophin: A muscle protein localized in surface membranes which is the product of the Duchenne/Becker muscular dystrophy gene. Individuals with Duchenne muscular dystrophy usually lack dystrophin completely while those with Becker muscular dystrophy have dystrophin of an altered size. It shares features with other cytoskeletal proteins such as SPECTRIN and alpha-actinin but the precise function of dystrophin is not clear. One possible role might be to preserve the integrity and alignment of the plasma membrane to the myofibrils during muscle contraction and relaxation. MW 400 kDa.Muscular Atrophy, Spinal: A group of disorders marked by progressive degeneration of motor neurons in the spinal cord resulting in weakness and muscular atrophy, usually without evidence of injury to the corticospinal tracts. Diseases in this category include Werdnig-Hoffmann disease and later onset SPINAL MUSCULAR ATROPHIES OF CHILDHOOD, most of which are hereditary. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1089)Spinal Muscular Atrophies of Childhood: A group of recessively inherited diseases that feature progressive muscular atrophy and hypotonia. They are classified as type I (Werdnig-Hoffman disease), type II (intermediate form), and type III (Kugelberg-Welander disease). Type I is fatal in infancy, type II has a late infantile onset and is associated with survival into the second or third decade. Type III has its onset in childhood, and is slowly progressive. (J Med Genet 1996 Apr:33(4):281-3)Survival of Motor Neuron 1 Protein: A SMN complex protein that is essential for the function of the SMN protein complex. In humans the protein is encoded by a single gene found near the inversion telomere of a large inverted region of CHROMOSOME 5. Mutations in the gene coding for survival of motor neuron 1 protein may result in SPINAL MUSCULAR ATROPHIES OF CHILDHOOD.SMN Complex Proteins: A complex of proteins that assemble the SNRNP CORE PROTEINS into a core structure that surrounds a highly conserved RNA sequence found in SMALL NUCLEAR RNA. They are found localized in the GEMINI OF COILED BODIES and in the CYTOPLASM. The SMN complex is named after the Survival of Motor Neuron Complex Protein 1, which is a critical component of the complex.Survival of Motor Neuron 2 Protein: A SMN complex protein that is closely-related to SURVIVAL OF MOTOR NEURON 1 PROTEIN. In humans, the protein is encoded by an often duplicated gene found near the inversion centromere of a large inverted region of CHROMOSOME 5.Huntington Disease: A familial disorder inherited as an autosomal dominant trait and characterized by the onset of progressive CHOREA and DEMENTIA in the fourth or fifth decade of life. Common initial manifestations include paranoia; poor impulse control; DEPRESSION; HALLUCINATIONS; and DELUSIONS. Eventually intellectual impairment; loss of fine motor control; ATHETOSIS; and diffuse chorea involving axial and limb musculature develops, leading to a vegetative state within 10-15 years of disease onset. The juvenile variant has a more fulminant course including SEIZURES; ATAXIA; dementia; and chorea. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp1060-4)Atrophy: Decrease in the size of a cell, tissue, organ, or multiple organs, associated with a variety of pathological conditions such as abnormal cellular changes, ischemia, malnutrition, or hormonal changes.Los AngelesAmerican Heart Association: A voluntary organization concerned with the prevention and treatment of heart and vascular diseases.Cardiology: The study of the heart, its physiology, and its functions.Congresses as Topic: Conferences, conventions or formal meetings usually attended by delegates representing a special field of interest.Heart: The hollow, muscular organ that maintains the circulation of the blood.Motor Neurons: Neurons which activate MUSCLE CELLS.Motor Neuron Disease: Diseases characterized by a selective degeneration of the motor neurons of the spinal cord, brainstem, or motor cortex. Clinical subtypes are distinguished by the major site of degeneration. In AMYOTROPHIC LATERAL SCLEROSIS there is involvement of upper, lower, and brainstem motor neurons. In progressive muscular atrophy and related syndromes (see MUSCULAR ATROPHY, SPINAL) the motor neurons in the spinal cord are primarily affected. With progressive bulbar palsy (BULBAR PALSY, PROGRESSIVE), the initial degeneration occurs in the brainstem. In primary lateral sclerosis, the cortical neurons are affected in isolation. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1089)Sarcoglycans: A family of transmembrane dystrophin-associated proteins that play a role in the membrane association of the DYSTROPHIN-ASSOCIATED PROTEIN COMPLEX.Muscular Dystrophies, Limb-Girdle: A heterogenous group of inherited muscular dystrophy that can be autosomal dominant or autosomal recessive. There are many forms (called LGMDs) involving genes encoding muscle membrane proteins such as the sarcoglycan (SARCOGLYCANS) complex that interacts with DYSTROPHIN. The disease is characterized by progressing wasting and weakness of the proximal muscles of arms and legs around the HIPS and SHOULDERS (the pelvic and shoulder girdles).Calpain: Cysteine proteinase found in many tissues. Hydrolyzes a variety of endogenous proteins including NEUROPEPTIDES; CYTOSKELETAL PROTEINS; proteins from SMOOTH MUSCLE; CARDIAC MUSCLE; liver; platelets; and erythrocytes. Two subclasses having high and low calcium sensitivity are known. Removes Z-discs and M-lines from myofibrils. Activates phosphorylase kinase and cyclic nucleotide-independent protein kinase. This enzyme was formerly listed as EC 126.96.36.199.Dystroglycans: Dystrophin-associated proteins that play role in the formation of a transmembrane link between laminin-2 and DYSTROPHIN. Both the alpha and the beta subtypes of dystroglycan originate via POST-TRANSLATIONAL PROTEIN PROCESSING of a single precursor protein.Biological Ontologies: Structured vocabularies describing concepts from the fields of biology and relationships between concepts.
Toxic oil syndrome mortality: the first 13 years. (1/1572)BACKGROUND: The toxic oil syndrome (TOS) epidemic that occurred in Spain in the spring of 1981 caused approximately 20000 cases of a new illness. Overall mortality and mortality by cause in this cohort through 1994 are described for the first time in this report. METHODS: We contacted, via mail or telephone, almost every living member of the cohort and family members of those who were known to have died in order to identify all deaths from 1 May 1981 through 31 December 1994. Cause of death data were collected from death certificates and underlying causes of death were coded using the International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision. RESULTS: We identified 1663 deaths between 1 May 1981 and 31 December 1994 among 19 754 TOS cohort members, for a crude mortality rate of 8.4%. Mortality was highest during 1981, with a standardized mortality ratio (SMR) of 4.92 (95% confidence interval [CI]: 4.39-5.50) compared with the Spanish population as a whole. The highest SMR, (20.41, 95% CI: 15.97-25.71) was seen among women aged 20-39 years during the period from 1 May 1981 through 31 December 1982. Women <40 years old, who were affected by TOS , were at greater risk for death in most time periods than their unaffected peers, while older women and men were not. Over the follow-up period, mortality of the cohort was less than expected when compared with mortality of the general Spanish population, or with mortality of the population of the 14 provinces where the epidemic occurred. We also found that, except for deaths attributed to external causes including TOS and deaths due to pulmonary hypertension, all causes of death were decreased in TOS patients compared to the Spanish population. The most frequent underlying causes of death were TOS, 350 (21.1%); circulatory disorders, 536 (32.3%); and malignancies, 310 (18.7%). CONCLUSIONS: We conclude that while on average people affected by toxic oil syndrome are not at greater risk for death over the 13-year study period than any of the comparison groups, women <40 years old were at greater risk of death. (+info)
Wasting of the small hand muscles in upper and mid-cervical cord lesions. (2/1572)Four patients are described with destructive rheumatoid arthritis of the cervical spine and neurogenic wasting of forearm and hand muscles. The pathological connection is not immediately obvious, but a relationship between these two observations is described here with clinical, radiological, electrophysiological and necropsy findings. Compression of the anterior spinal artery at upper and mid-cervical levels is demonstrated to be the likely cause of changes lower in the spinal cord. These are shown to be due to the resulting ischaemia of the anterior part of the lower cervical spinal cord, with degeneration of the neurones innervating the forearm and hand muscles. These findings favour external compression of the anterior spinal artery leading to ischaemia in a watershed area as the likeliest explanation for this otherwise inappropriate and bizarre phenomenon. (+info)
Obturator internus muscle abscess in children: report of seven cases and review. (3/1572)Obturator internus muscle (OIM) abscess is an uncommon entity often mistaken for septic arthritis of the hip. We describe seven children with OIM abscess and review seven previously reported cases. The most common presenting symptoms were hip or thigh pain (14 patients), fever (13), and limp (13). The hip was flexed, abducted, and externally rotated in 11 patients. Magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography (CT) were diagnostic for OIM abscess in the 14 patients. Associated abscesses were located in the obturator externus muscle (5 patients), psoas muscle (2), and iliac muscle (1). The etiologic agents were Staphylococcus aureus (8 patients), Streptococcus pyogenes (2), Neisseria gonorrhoeae (2), and Enterococcus faecalis (1). Three patients underwent CT-guided percutaneous drainage, and three had surgical drainage. Three patients had ischial osteomyelitis in addition to OIM abscess. The 11 children with uncomplicated OIM abscess were treated for a median of 28 days. All patients had an uneventful recovery. (+info)
Autosomal dominant myopathy with proximal weakness and early respiratory muscle involvement maps to chromosome 2q. (4/1572)Two Swedish families with autosomal dominant myopathy, who also had proximal weakness, early respiratory failure, and characteristic cytoplasmic bodies in the affected muscle biopsies, were screened for linkage by means of the human genome screening set (Cooperative Human Linkage Center Human Screening Set/Weber version 6). Most chromosome regions were completely excluded by linkage analysis (LOD score <-2). Linkage to the chromosomal region 2q24-q31 was established. A maximum combined two-point LOD score of 4.87 at a recombination fraction of 0 was obtained with marker D2S1245. Haplotype analysis indicated that the gene responsible for the disease is likely to be located in the 17-cM region between markers D2S2384 and D2S364. The affected individuals from these two families share an identical haplotype, which suggests a common origin. (+info)
Weakness associated with the pathological presence of lipid in skeletal muscle: a detailed study of a patient with carnitine deficiencey. (5/1572)A patient with muscular weakness demonstrating pathological lipid accumulation and abnormal mitochondria in skeletal muscle has been studied. The lipid accumulation and mitochondrial changes are thought to be related to the established deficiency of carnitine in this patient's muscle. The symptoms of muscular weakness associated with lipid accumulation in the skeletal muscle in the absence of complaint of muscle cramps or myglobinuria are thought to be diagnostic of carnitine deficiency. The failure of the sarcoplasmic reticulum to accumulate Ca2+ is discussed. The patient's strength responded dramatically when propranolol was added to his steroid therapy. (+info)
Measurements of muscle strength and performance in children with normal and diseased muscle. (6/1572)A study has been made of two simple means of measuring muscle power in children with normal and diseased muscle. In one the length of time that the leg and the head could be held at 45 degrees above the horizontal was measured with the child supine. In the second, measurements were made of the isometric strength of six muscle groups with the newly developed Hammersmith Myometer. In the timed performance tests only 5 (8%) of a group of 61 children known to have muscle disease achieved the minimum expected values for their ages. Myometer readings of the isometric power of the children with muscle disease also have values which were below those of a comparable group of normal children. The reproducibility of muscle strength measurements in young children has been shown to be good, whereas the timed performance tests, though able to differentiate normal children from children with muscle disease, did not show sufficient reporducibility for this test to be recommended for sequential measurements. (+info)
Calcific myonecrosis. (7/1572)Calcific myonecrosis is a rare and late sequela of compartment syndrome, which becomes symptomatic years after the initial trauma. We diagnosed this condition in a 64-year old man, 42 years after he sustained a shot-gun wound to the right lower leg. Total excision of a peripherally calcified, cystic mass, continuous with the anterior tibial muscle belly resulted in complete resolution of symptoms. Consideration of the diagnosis is warranted in patients with a history of major injury who develop a soft tissue mass in the traumatized compartment. The treatment of choice is marginal excision. (+info)
The prevalence and CT appearance of the levator claviculae muscle: a normal variant not to be mistaken for an abnormality. (8/1572)BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: The levator claviculae muscle is an infrequently recognized variant in humans, occurring in 2% to 3% of the population, and has rarely been reported in the radiologic or anatomic literature. The importance of this muscle to radiologists is in distinguishing it from an abnormality; most commonly, cervical adenopathy. After discovering this muscle on the CT scans of two patients during routine clinical examinations, we conducted a study to determine the prevalence and appearance of the muscle on CT studies. METHODS: We evaluated 300 CT scans that adequately depicted the expected location of the muscle. The most superior level in which the muscle could be identified and the apparent location of insertion on the clavicle were recorded for all subjects in whom the muscle was detected. RESULTS: Seven levator claviculae muscles were identified in six subjects (2%). It was bilateral in one, on the left in four, and on the right in one. It was identified up to the level of the transverse process of C3 in all cases. The insertion was the middle third of the clavicle for two muscles and the lateral third of the clavicle for the remaining five muscles. CONCLUSION: Because the levator claviculae muscle will most likely be encountered during a radiologist's career, it is important to recognize this muscle as a variant and not as an abnormality. (+info)
Diagnostic Criteria of Stevens et al for Critical Illness Myopathy (CIM) | Medicalalgorithms.com
Stevens et al listed criteria for the diagnosis of Critical Illness Myopathy (CIM) in a patient with intensive care unit-acquired weakness. The authors are from the Johns Hopkins University, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, Ohio State University, Centre Hospitalier de Poissy-Saint-Germain and University of Versailles Saint-Quentin en Yvelines Garches.
Clinical Trial of CoQ10 for Mild-to-Moderate Statin-Associated Muscle Symptoms - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov
This study will recruit individuals who have had muscle symptoms while using a statin. During the first part of the study, volunteers will be given a statin medication to see if their muscle symptoms return. Those who experience muscle symptoms on this statin rechallenge will be invited to continue in the second part of the trial, in which participants will be randomly assigned to receive either CoQ10 or a placebo (sugar pill) to take with statin medication. We hypothesize that those who receive CoQ10 will experience an improvement in their muscle symptoms compared to those who receive placebo, and, secondarily, that those who receive CoQ10 will be more likely to continue taking the statin medication ...
The Association of Genetic Polymorphisms With Statin-Induced Myopathy. - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov
Jisun Oh, et al. Genetic determinants of statin intolerance. Lipid in Health and Disease 2007;6(7). Wei Zhang, et al. Role of BCRP 421C？A polymorphism on rosuvastatin pharmacokinetics in healthy Chinese males. Clinica Chimica Acta 2006;373:99-103. Mikko Niemi, et al. Association of genetic polymorphism in ABCC2 with hepatic multidrug resistance-associated protein 2 expression and pravastatin pharmacokinetics. Pharmacogenetics and Genomics 2006;16:801-808. Andre BM, et al. Association of polymorphism in the cytochrome CYP2D6 and the efficacy and tolerability of simvastatin. Clin Pharmacol Ther 2001;70:546-551. K. Morimoto, et al. OATP-C(OATPO1B1)15 IS ASSOCIATED WITH LESTEROLEMIC PATIENTS. CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY THERAPEUTICS 2005;77(2). K. Morimoto, et al. CANDIDATE OF GENETIC MARKERS FOR STATIN-INDUCED MYOPATHY IN JAPANESE PATIENTS WITH HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIA. Drug Metabolism Reviews 2005;37(4):345 ...
Progressive myopathy and defects in the maintenance of myotendinous junctions in mice that lack talin 1 in skeletal muscle |...
We show here that talin 1 is crucial for the maintenance of integrin attachment sites at MTJs. Tln1HSA-CREko mice were viable and fertile, but suffered from a progressive myopathy. Whereas integrins and some of their effectors such as FAK, Ilk and vinculin still were localized to muscle attachment sites at costameres and MTJs, MTJs showed structural abnormalities. Defects in the ultrastructure of MTJs, such as decreased interdigitations of muscle and tendon and retraction of myofilaments from electron-dense plaques at the plasma membrane, indicate that in the absence of talin 1 the mechanical connection of actin filaments and integrins at the MTJ was compromised. By contrast, sarcolemmal integrity was largely maintained. Defects in skeletal muscle were prominent in 6- to 7-month-old mice, and were only occasionally noted in 1- to 2-month-old animals, suggesting that the defects were caused by mechanical failure of MTJs under duress. In agreement with this finding, isolated muscle fibers from 7 ...
Altered sodium channel-protein associations in critical illness myopathy
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Notes from Dr. RW: Statin myopathy
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The Relation of Alcoholic Myopathy to Cardiomyopathy | Annals of Internal Medicine | American College of Physicians
Results:. Alcoholic patients with cardiomyopathy had less muscle strength than did alcoholic patients with normal cardiac function, patients with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy, and patients with coronary heart disease (all P , 0.01). Among alcoholic patients with cardiomyopathy, 20 of 24 (83%) had histologic findings of skeletal myopathy compared with 1 of 24 (4%) alcoholic patients with normal cardiac function (P , 0.001). Interstitial fibrosis occurred in all cardiac biopsy specimens, hypertrophy of the myocytes occurred in 95%, and myocytolysis occurred in 83%. Those patients with more severe cellular hypertrophy and interstitial fibrosis of the myocardium had a greater decrease in deltoid muscle strength and had worse histologic myopathy. ...
Hand symptoms and Long thin fingers and Muscle symptoms and Ocular weakness and Skin texture changes and Tooth deformity -...
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Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology: Table of Contents
Thirteen cases of vacuolar myopathy (6 males, 7 females), with age range of 4 months to 22 years and diagnosed over a period from 1986 to 1999, could be categorized into acid maltase deficiency (AMD) (n=6), carnitine deficiency (CD) (n=5), and mitochondria-lipid-glycogen myopathy (MLGM) (n=2), cases of AMD presented as floppy infants with reparatory infection, while cases of carnitine deficiency presented with progressive motor weakness with normal initial milestones. Delayed motor milestones and proximal muscle weakness was the presenting complaints in MLGM. The diagnosis in all these cases was established based on the morphological findings on muscle biopsy, namely demonstration of PAS positive material within the vacuoles in AMD, ragged red fibers, vacuoles containing neutral fats and abnormal mitochondria in CD. MLGM was characterized by the presence of PAS positive material and neutral fat. The diagnosis was confirmed by identification of abnormal mitochondria under electron microscope. The ...
A Trigger for Muscular Diseases
Seeing an MFM on Thursday! - Welcome to the Preeclampsia Foundation
Honestly, based purely on my observations here, the MFM situation with the first doctor is a little unusual. Its actually pretty normal for MFMs to either be a primary doctor by themselves with no regular OB in the picture at all, or MFMs that co-manage with the OB doing the typical OB stuff while the MFM keeps an extra eye on things and directs the plan. Many MFMs dont deliver at all. My personal MFM situation is my MFM can do either, she is comfortable being a primary and delivering her patients, or co-managing (although she confided to me that she will not co-manage with just any old OB, it has to be someone she feels is a quality OB.) Ive not heard of an MFM that co-manages but takes the delivery except in emergencies...I dont really understand the OBs role with the first MFM. In any case, as long as you have an OB that you like and trust to deliver you, as far as my non-expert understanding, theres no reason they cant deliver you whether your pregnancy goes smoothly or not unless ...
Drugs Used to Treat Bone and Muscle Disorders - Special Pet Topics - Merck Veterinary Manual
NMJ and muscle disorders Flashcards by Hiba Alhasso | Brainscape
Mahamasha thailam-Ayurvedic Oil for Neurological & Muscular Diseases | Ayurvedic Products
European outbreaks of atypical myopathy in grazing horses (2006-2009): Determination of indicators for risk and prognostic...
Reasons for performing study: Appropriate management of atypical myopathy (AM) requires the establishment of an accurate diagnosis and prognosis. Furthermore, preventive measures to avoid AM need to be refined.. Objectives: The aims of the study were as follows: 1) to improve the diagnosis of AM; 2) to identify prognostic predictors; and 3) to refine recommended preventive measures based on indicators of risk factors.. Methods: An exploratory analysis of cases in Europe between 2006 and 2009 reported to the Atypical Myopathy Alert Group was conducted. Based on clinical data, reported cases were allocated into 2 groups: confirmed or highly probable AM (AM group; further divided into survivors and nonsurvivors); and cases with a low probability of having AM or with another final diagnosis (non-AM group). Using Welchs test and odds ratios corrected for multiple comparisons, the AM vs. non-AM groups were compared to identify indicators for diagnosis and risk factors, and survivors vs. nonsurvivors ...
Myopathy, Distal 2 Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatments and Causes - RightDiagnosis.com
Critical illness polyneuropathy-1 - Critical illness polyneuropathy Critical illness polyneuropathy From = Critical care...
ICD-10 Diagnosis Code G62.81 Critical illness polyneuropathy
Notes from Dr. RW: Neurologic complications of critical illness
Critical illness polyneuropathy (CIP), critical illness myopathy (CIM) and septic encephalopathy are under recognized complications of sepsis, multiorgan failure and prolonged mechanical ventilation. A review in the May issue of Chest focuses on CIP and CIM (often overlapping and sometimes lumped as ICU associated weakness). An editorial in the same issue discusses CIP and CIM and mentions the related entity septic encephalopathy, a state of impaired consciousness and cognition associated with sepsis ...
Similar papers for Myotilinopathy: refining the clinical and myopathological phenotype. - Semantic Scholar
Mutations in myotilin gene (MYOT) have been associated with variable syndromes including limb girdle muscular dystrophy type 1A (LGMD1A) and a subgroup of myofibrillar myopathy (MFM/MYOT). We studied six Spanish patients from three unrelated kindreds and seven patients without family history. Three previously reported and two novel disease-associated MYOT mutations were identified in this group of patients. The disease is characterized by the onset at the age of 42-77 years with muscle weakness initially in distal or proximal leg muscles, eventually spreading to other muscle groups of the lower and upper extremities. Associated signs of cardiomyopathy, respiratory failure and peripheral neuropathy are present in a fraction of patients. Myopathological features of focal myofibrillar destruction resulting in intracytoplasmic deposits, strongly immunoreactive to myotilin, multiple rimmed and centrally or subsarcolemmally located non-rimmed vacuoles and streaming Z-lines, were observed in each patient
Wing-N-Wave Labradors Skeletal Muscle Myopathy
Muscle weakness, abnormal gait and posture, and a decrease in tolerance to exercise are the most common symptoms affecting Labradors with HMLR. On the average, onset of symptoms usually occur at 3-4 months of age, however, some dogs demonstrate symptoms as early as 6-8 weeks or as late as 6-7 months of age. Abnormalities in gait and posture include a short, stilted stride, bunny-hopping, low head posture and an arched back. These symptoms become more obvious as the exercise continues and the dog tires or if the dog is exposed to cold weather. Eventually, if not allowed to rest or to keep warm, the dog may temporarily collapse. Rest improves symptoms but follow-up exercise quickly brings on a relapse. Other signs of HMLR include abnormalities of the joints including splay-foot, cow-hocking and hip dysplasia. Additionally, as the disease progresses, atrophy of the muscles in the limbs and head becomes apparent.. ...
Polysaccharide Storage Myopathy (PSSM): What should I feed?
Feeds that are high in starch, such as sweet feed, maize, wheat, oats, barley, and molasses, appear to facilitate the development of type 1 and type 2 PSSM. That is why these ingredients should be avoided for horses that have PSSM. Extra calories can be provided in the form of fat (oil) for performance horses that are prone to PSSM. An important part of the management of PSSM horses is daily exercise. This enhances glucose utilization, and improves energy metabolism in skeletal muscle. If only the diet is changed, researchers have found that approximately 50% of horses improve. If both diet and exercise are altered, then 90% of horses have no or few episodes of tying-up. An old theory about tying-up is that it is due to too much lactic acid in the muscle. Many exercise studies have proven that this is absolutely not the case with PSSM.. The unique feature of PSSM is that the muscle cells in PSSM horses remove sugar from the blood stream and transported into their muscle at a faster rate, and ...
Assessment of mitochondrial oxidative phosphorylation in patient muscle biopsies, lymphoblasts, and transmitochondrial cell...
What are the probable congenital myopathies?
Statin-Associated Autoimmune Myopathy | Iranian Neurological Association
The use of statins in neurocardiovascular conditions has widely increased over the decades. Based on extension of indications major side effects of statin therapy became evident. In 1 of 10,000 treated persons per year, statins cause toxic muscle weakness and creatine kinase (CK) level elevation. A novel finding is that in some patients the statin-induced myopathy is caused by an autoimmune-mediated treatable myopathy by the presence of autoantibodies against 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A (HMG-CoA) reductase (anti-HMGCR). At present its frequency is 2 to 3 in 100.000 patients treated with statins. This neuromuscular phenotype encompasses a proximal symmetric weakness, and a persisting more than 10 times the upper limit of the normal range elevated CK levels. EMG presents an active myopathy with an increased spontaneous activity while muscle MRI shows muscle edema. Muscle biopsy reveals myofiber necrosis and regeneration with limited inflammation, analogous to the immune-mediated ...
Credible Evidence: Anthony Colpo answers a question on Lipitor etc.
A study published in the October-November-December 2009 issue of Primary Care Cardiovascular Journal, showed statin-induced myopathy is far more common than previously claimed by drug companies and health officials. Researchers analysed the patient records of one 8,000 patient practice and found only one recorded case of muscle symptoms in a patient taking statins. But after questioning 96 randomly selected statin-using patients from the practice, they identified 19 cases of potential muscle damage. Grab a calculator and check the percentage difference between 1:8000 and 19:96, and youll have some idea of just how massively underreported statin side effects are ...
Anew mitochondria-related disease showing myopathy with episodic hyper-creatine kinase-emia.
ORIGINAL ARTICLE A New Mitochondria-Related Disease Showing Myopathy with Episodic Hyper-creatine Kinase-emia Yuji Okamoto, MD, PhD,1 Itsuro Higuchi, MD,1 Yusuke Sakiyama, MD,1 Shoko Tokunaga, MD,1 Osamu Watanabe, MD, PhD,1 Kimiyoshi Arimura, MD,2 Masanori Nakagawa, MD,3 and Hiroshi Takashima, MD, PhD1 Objective: To elucidate the relationship between mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) alterations and a mitochondrial disease with a distinct combination of characteristic symptoms, namely episodic hyper-creatine kinase (CK)-emia and mild myopathy. Methods: We selected 9 patients with mtDNA np8291 alteration from 586 patients suspected to have a mitochondrial disease, and assessed them clinically, pathologically, and genetically. These 9 patients had undiagnosed mitochondrial myopathy with episodic hyper-CK-emia, all showing similar symptoms and progression. Results: Patients had mild muscle weakness and episodic hyper-CK-emia triggered by infections or drugs. Five of 9 patients were initially diagnosed with ...
Sensitivity of Troponin - American College of Cardiology
These 4 cases demonstrate that there proteins expressed in diseased skeletal that are detected by antibodies in the fourth generation and high sensitivity cTnT assays. Although sub-clinical cardiac pathology leading to cTnT elevation cannot be totally excluded on the basis of the study, as the authors point out, this is unlikely. These patients had no apparent heart disease and had normal cTnI levels. These findings are consistent with other studies that describe an elevation of cTnT with normal cTnI in patients with myopathies.(8, 9) This provocative study, however, leads to more questions than answers. What is the prevalence of cTnT elevation in patients with skeletal muscle disease? Are there certain skeletal muscle diseases that more commonly have an elevation in cTnT? Will elevation of cTnT in this setting confound the diagnosis of acute coronary syndrome in a significant number of patients that present to Emergency Departments? Further studies are needed to address these issues.. What are ...
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Myofibrillar Myopathy And Weight Loss
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Double-deficient mice clarify Duchenne muscular dystrophy DMD disease process
... double-deficient mice link shortened telomeres to increased disease severity in Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). ... Eight new mouse models for Alzheimers disease available to researchers * Neurodegenerative Disease ... a sex-linked gene that is mutated in humans with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), does not cause as severe a disease in mice ... New Alzheimers mouse models show how human diversity affects disease onset * Genetic Tools ...
Translational Study Demonstrates Value of MSOT Imaging for the Assessment of Disease Progression in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
DMD is the most common lethal inherited muscular disease occurring in about one of 5,000 male births. While ... DMD is the most common lethal inherited muscular disease occurring in about one of 5,000 male births. While affected boys can ... and quantify changes in tissue composition associated with the progression of the rare muscle disease Duchenne Muscular ... It suggests its application as a non-invasive, age-independent biomarker for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.. ...
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Petition · Make rare disease treatment SPINRAZA,for SPINAL MUSCULAR ATROPHY available in SOUTH AFRICA · Change.org
Make rare disease treatment SPINRAZA,for SPINAL MUSCULAR ATROPHY available in SOUTH AFRICA. ... Spinal Muscular Atrophy is an autosomal recessive degenerative genetic disorder and is considered the #1 genetic cause of ... an antisense oligonucleotide also known as Spinraza received FDA approval for all types of Spinal Muscular Atrophy. Spinraza, ...
Muscular dystrophy could be the next disease to get whacked by gene therapy - MIT Technology Review
... and its stoking hopes that scientists will cure this disease for good. ... Four boys have received a gene-replacement treatment for muscular dystrophy, ... Muscular dystrophy could be the next disease to get whacked by gene therapy. Four boys have received a gene-replacement ... Muscular dystrophy is common, fatal, and currently incurable. But gene therapy might solve it. Sareptas stock shot up today by ...
Study Shows Promise in Treating Heart Disease Associated With Muscular Dystrophy - NBC Los Angeles
Study Shows Promise in Treating Heart Disease Associated With Muscular Dystrophy Study on mice shows stem cells may help to ... Over time, as with all muscular dystrophy patients, the disease caused scarring in his heart and lungs. ... Stem cells are immature cells that may be used on disease areas to regrow tissue, and theyve already been used to regrow ... Dusty Brandom, 22, who has muscular dystrophy, said he knows his weakened muscles are just part of the problem. ...
Kennedy's Disease (Bulbospinal Muscular Atrophy, X-Linked Spinal and Bulbar Muscular Atrophy)
Kennedys Disease (Bulbospinal Muscular Atrophy, X-Linked Spinal and Bulbar Muscular Atrophy). Kennedys disease is a rare ... There is currently no cure for Kennedys disease.. What causes Kennedys disease?. Kennedys disease is classed as an X-linked ... Kennedys disease diagnosis. Kennedys disease can usually be diagnosed based on symptoms, but genetic testing may be ordered ... Treating Kennedys disease. There is currently no cure for Kennedys disease. However, treatments can help to reduce symptoms ...
JCI - Muscle-specific SMN reduction reveals motor neuron-independent disease in spinal muscular atrophy models
Muscle-specific SMN reduction reveals motor neuron-independent disease in spinal muscular atrophy models. ... Muscle-specific SMN reduction reveals motor neuron-independent disease in spinal muscular atrophy models. ... Although a disease phenotype was not immediately obvious, persistent low levels of the protein eventually resulted in muscle ... We investigated the disease-contributing effects of low SMN in one relevant peripheral organ - skeletal muscle - by selectively ...
autosomal recessive limb-girdle muscular dystrophy type 2M Disease Ontology Browser - DOID:0110296
Synonyms: LGMD2M; MDDGC4; muscular dystrophy-dystroglycanopathy (limb-girdle) type C 4 ... Mutations in human and/or mouse homologs are associated with this disease. ... Disease Ontology Browser autosomal recessive limb-girdle muscular dystrophy type 2M (DOID:0110296) Alliance: disease page ... Synonyms: LGMD2M; MDDGC4; muscular dystrophy-dystroglycanopathy (limb-girdle) type C 4 Alt IDs: OMIM:611588, ICD10CM:G71.0, ...
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- He has type 1 spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) that means he can only move his hands and toes. (mirror.co.uk)
- Gene therapy for a fatal inherited paralysing disease called spinal muscular atrophy, SMA, that strikes in infancy has. (thenakedscientists.com)
- Cash has spinal muscular atrophy, which is a neuromuscular disease that causes muscle atrophy and weakness. (turlockjournal.com)
- Children with neuromuscular diseases, such as Duchenne muscular dystrophy and spinal muscular atrophy, have varied needs that change with age and disease progression. (dukehealth.org)
- Paratek Pharmaceuticals is also involved in research to treat multiple sclerosis, spinal muscular atrophy, and systemic inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and inflammatory bowel diseases. (morningstar.com)
- It all started last fall when Evans, the founder of Valley Respiratory Services, spent two months trying unsuccessfully to get an insurance company to cover a cough assist device for two 18-month-old twins with spinal muscular atrophy, Lauren and Kyle Byrd. (hmenews.com)
- Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is a progressive, degenerative muscle disease. (pitt.edu)
- It also compares the types of mutations reported in two large mutation databases, Leiden DMD mutation database and the French Universal Mutation Database-Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (UMD-DMD), to those reported in DMD patients from three CINRG studies. (pitt.edu)
- Do Girls and Women Get Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD)? (everydayhealth.com)
- Duchenne muscular dystrophy is widely considered a condition that affects boys and men. (everydayhealth.com)
- PTC Therapeutics Inc is now accepting applications for the 2021 STRIVE Awards Program for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. (rehabpub.com)
- Duchenne UK, the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) and Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD) announce a joint grant of $686,500 to Dr William Evans (principal investigators) at the University of California, Berkeley to use a novel method to measure changes in total muscle mass in Duchenne muscular dystrophy patients through biomarkers in urine samples. (rehabpub.com)
- A mutation in the gene that causes cystic fibrosis may accelerate heart function decline in those with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), UT Southwestern researchers suggest, in the Journal of the American Heart Association. (rehabpub.com)
- With Duchenne muscular dystrophy , Kyle's physical functions declined throughout his childhood. (upworthy.com)
- In telling Kyle's story, Vin also hopes to share the urgent need for treatments and cures for diseases like Duchenne muscular dystrophy. (upworthy.com)
- The Royal Veterinary College in the UK keeps dogs with a canine form of Duchenne muscular dystrophy, whose mutation was repaired by gene editing. (cbc.ca)
- They used CRISPR, a much-hyped new gene editing tool , to remove a mutation in dogs with a version of Duchenne muscular dystrophy. (cbc.ca)
- Duchenne muscular dystrophy is a devastating disease that occurs most commonly in boys who inherit a faulty gene on the X chromosome from their mothers. (cbc.ca)
- According to Dr. Ronald Cohn, a researcher at Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children who also investigates Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, this high expression of dystrophin is 'the most exciting aspect of this paper. (cbc.ca)
- On April 8, hundreds of champions committed to finding a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy will gather at The University of Texas Golf Club for the eighth annual Champions to CureDuchenne gala to raise awareness and help CureDuchenne find a cure for this fatal genetic disease. (businesswire.com)
- Found mostly in boys, Duchenne muscular dystrophy causes muscle degeneration, growing worse as patients get older. (businesswire.com)
- Duchenne affects one in 3,500 boys in the U.S. There are limited treatment options, and there is no cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. (businesswire.com)
- Eight years ago, former University of Texas coach Mack Brown and his wife Sally teamed up with Tim and Laura Revell, parents of two boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy, and created Champions to CureDuchenne, the Longhorn-style party held annually at the University of Texas Golf Club. (businesswire.com)
- When our sons were first diagnosed, there was little hope for children with Duchenne muscular dystrophy," said Tim Revell, parent of two boys with Duchenne. (businesswire.com)
- CureDuchenne is the leading nonprofit focused on funding research to find a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a disease that affects more than 300,000 boys worldwide. (businesswire.com)
- For instance, in some children with Duchenne muscular dystrophy, anti-inflammatory corticosteroid medication can slow muscle damage and weakness. (dukehealth.org)
- The Andrew "Sparky" Seever Scholarship honors the vibrant spirit of our former board member, who lived with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. (scholarships.com)
- The History of a Genetic Disease: Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy or Meryon's Disease (2 ed. (oxfordmedicine.com)
- Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (4 ed. (oxfordmedicine.com)
- Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, an inherited and progressive muscle wasting disease, is one of the most common single gene disorders found in the developed world. (oxfordmedicine.com)
- Recent understanding of the nature of the genetic defect responsible for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and isolation of the protein dystrophin has led to the development of new theories for the disease's pathogenesis. (oxfordmedicine.com)
- Researchers at Duke University have shown that a single systemic treatment using CRISPR genome editing technology can safely and stably correct Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) for more than a year in mice. (pharmatimes.com)
- The drug is the first-ever FDA approved treatment for a rare but deadly genetic disease called Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). (investorplace.com)
- Lowes helped develop the game for patients who have Duchenne muscular dystrophy in an effort to better assess and track their upper body function. (livescience.com)
- For thousands of parents whose sons who are living with Duchenne muscular dystrophy, it's a tragic reality. (livescience.com)
- Eichelberger has Duchenne muscular dystrophy, which often confines patients to wheelchairs at an early age and prevents them from taking part in clinical trials. (livescience.com)
- The game is designed for young patients who suffer from Duchenne muscular dystrophy. (livescience.com)
- Current guidelines say if a patient can't pass a six-minute walk test, they cannot participate in clinical trials for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. (livescience.com)
- Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD), also known as Landouzy-Dejerine muscular dystrophy, is a neuromuscular disorder. (hekimce.com)
- this is the case for facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy and limb-girdle muscular dystrophy. (accessscience.com)
- It is developing medicines for the rare disease facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy, the chronic blood disorders sickle cell disease and beta-thalassemia, and more. (xconomy.com)
- Muscular Dystrophy Association of New Zealand, Inc. (hekimce.com)
- There is a lot of research and interest around how diet may improve or worsen different chronic illnesses, according to Lauren Elman, MD , the director of the Muscular Dystrophy Association Clinic at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. (everydayhealth.com)
- The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) has elected Donald S. Wood, PhD, as President and Chief Executive Officer, it announces. (rehabpub.com)
- The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) announces the launch of the neuroMuscular ObserVational Research (MOVR) Visualization and Reporting Platform (VRP) as a way to help advance neuromuscular disease research and improve patient care. (rehabpub.com)
Affected with muscular dystrophy1
- There are only a few muscular dystrophies for which we have actual treatments. (everydayhealth.com)
- This is particularly true for muscular dystrophies as it has long been hypothesized that fibrotic changes in skeletal muscle represent an irreversible disease state that would impair any therapeutic intervention at advanced stages of the disease. (mousephenotype.org)
- In individuals who have any of the assorted types of muscular dystrophies, there is a steady degeneration of muscle (which is replaced by fibrous tissue and fat), resulting in progressive muscle weakness. (accessscience.com)
- These features, as well as the differing patterns of inheritance (see table ), indicate that the various muscular dystrophies are different diseases with different genetic and biochemical abnormalities underlying them. (accessscience.com)
Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy2
- Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD)'s Newborn Screening Pilot has been successfully screening babies born in New York State for Duchenne for over a year. (rehabpub.com)
- The patient advocacy group Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy said in a statement that the organization was excited about the approval "and hope that this means easier access for more families. (washingtonpost.com)
Caused by muscular dystrophy1
- At the American Society of Human Genetics conference, I will be presenting our work on a mutation-independent strategy to upregulate expression of a compensatory disease-modifying gene in Congenital Muscular Dystrophy type 1A (MDC1A) using a CRISPR/dCas9-based transcriptional activation system. (mousephenotype.org)
Form of muscular3
- The results of this work have a public health importance because DMD is the most common form of muscular dystrophy. (pitt.edu)
- A team of researchers may be one step closer to curing a devastating form of muscular dystrophy, after announcing they successfully used gene editing to stop the progression of the disease in dogs. (cbc.ca)
- This degenerative disease is a more severe form of muscular dystrophy and makes it very difficult and ultimately. (hmenews.com)
Types of muscular3
- All types of muscular dystrophy result in progressive weakness, loss of muscle, and subsequent loss of control of movement, says Steven Shook, MD , a neurologist at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio who treats patients with muscular dystrophy. (everydayhealth.com)
- For most types of muscular dystrophy, there aren't medications for the underlying disease itself, says Elman. (everydayhealth.com)
- What are the different types of muscular dystrophy (MD)? (sharecare.com)
- Mitochondrial problems can cause diseases like muscular dystrophy, major organ failure, and severe muscle weakness. (oneradionetwork.com)
- Parents at very high risk of having a child with a life-threatening mitochondrial disease may soon have the chance of a healthy, genetically related child. (oneradionetwork.com)
- Since its establishment in 2010 SITraN has delivered world-renowned research centred around the treatment of neurological disorders including motor neurone disease, Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease. (sheffield.ac.uk)
- The 2016 Alzheimer's Disease-Related Dementias (ADRD) Summit was hosted by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) in collaboration with the National Institute on Aging (NIA) and held March 29-30, 2016 at the Natcher Auditorium on the NIH Campus. (fnih.org)
- Although the disease course may be variable, FSHD is most typically characterized by relatively slow disease progression. (hekimce.com)
- There have been small studies that show that in different cases, nonstrenuous exercise may improve things like quality of life, but there's never been anything to show that it slows disease progression," says Elman. (everydayhealth.com)
- In this work, we also demonstrate that dystrophic features and disease progression were significantly improved and partially reversed when the treatment was initiated in symptomatic 3-week old dy2j/dy2j mice with already-apparent hind limb paralysis and significant muscle fibrosis. (mousephenotype.org)
- Findings from this study suggest that the [11C]PBR38 ligand, in particular, may be useful in detecting progression from mild cognitive impairment or treatment response in Alzheimer's Disease. (fnih.org)
- treatment targets your child's specific symptoms to slow disease progression and improve quality of life. (dukehealth.org)
- Diagnosed with Huntington's chorea more than six years ago, Althea has the desire and drive to work with Interim HealthCare's physical therapist and aides to help maintain her motor skills and slowing the progression of her disease. (interimhealthcare.com)
- Of course, Vin also dreams of a time when there will be better therapies for muscular dystrophy and maybe even, one day, a cure. (upworthy.com)
- Why are there no approved drug therapies to mitigate disease impact? (celiac.org)
- It is evident that adherence to a strict gluten-free diet helps our community survive, but that therapies are needed to test and treat accidental exposure and to treat celiac disease that is not mitigated by the gluten-free diet. (celiac.org)
- The Accelerating Medicines Partnership Alzheimer's Disease (AMP AD Phase 2) is a new precompetitive public-private partnership that will enable precision medicine research for Alzheimer's Disease through deep and longitudinal molecular analyses across diverse populations to provide insights that will accelerate the development of therapies for Alzheimer's Disease. (fnih.org)
- Our unique approach has identified potential therapies that could revolutionize the treatment of heart disease, muscular dystrophy and more. (mdibl.org)
- Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, Hodgkins disease, Lyme disease, and muscular dystrophy warriors, survivors, patients, caregivers, and supporters, stand strong in the fight for a cure with our Fight Like a Girl Signature t-shirt in lime green with lime green awareness ribbon and boxing glove. (morgellonssurvey.org)
- The company sought approval for deflazacort as an "orphan drug," a special approval pathway intended to encourage the development of drugs for very rare diseases. (washingtonpost.com)
- This also seems to be another example of gaming the Orphan Drug Act, which was intended to try and encourage research into new therapeutic entities for people who have rare diseases - and it doesn't seem like this is that. (washingtonpost.com)
- For example, tetrabenazine, a drug that was available from abroad and used for years to treat the uncontrollable tremors of Huntington's disease, was approved as an orphan drug in 2008. (washingtonpost.com)
- Over the past decade, the role of TDP-43 dysregulation and aggregation in nerve cells in neurodegenerative diseases such as ALS has become increasingly clear. (mda.org)
- Motor neurone disease shares multiple commonalities with other neurodegenerative diseases and is an excellent model for evaluating all forms of neuroprotective treatment. (sheffield.ac.uk)
- The Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience (SITraN) was awarded the Queen's Anniversary Prize 2019 for delivering real benefits in improving patient outcomes for people living with some of the most devastating neurodegenerative diseases. (sheffield.ac.uk)
- The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) Biomarkers Consortium's Plasma Abeta project will evaluate next generation plasma Aβ assays to determine whether plasma Aβ peptide ratios increase the probability of identifying patients with amyloid positivity to improve clinical trial screening efficiency and reduce clinical trial costs for early stages of Alzheimer's Disease. (fnih.org)
- The National Institutes of Health (NIH) convened the 3rd Alzheimer's Disease-Related Dementia Summit, that was held on March 14-15, 2019 in Bethesda, Maryland. (fnih.org)
- This complements current efforts in the areas of Alzheimer's disease, type 2 diabetes and the autoimmune disorders of rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus (lupus) . (fnih.org)
- The Accelerating Medicines Partnership Alzheimer's Disease Project (AMP-AD) is a precompetitive partnership among government, industry, and nonprofit organizations that focuses on discovering novel, clinically relevant therapeutic targets and on developing biomarkers to help validate existing therapeutic targets. (fnih.org)
- This project will aim to standardize and validate measurement methods for inflammatory markers associated with Alzheimer's Disease and/or Major Depressive Disorder to ultimately identify a unique biosignature of disease. (fnih.org)
- The Biomarkers Consortium's Longitudinal CSF Proteomics Project, completed in Q4Y20, was the third stage of a multi-phased effort utilizing samples from the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI) expanding on the identification of promising proteins in a previous Biomarkers Consortium project to provide early validation for candidate AD biomarkers. (fnih.org)
- Specifically, a married 30-year-old geneticist who will almost certainly lose her mind to early-onset Alzheimer's disease by age 40 chose to have her embryos tested in vitro for the disease gene. (readthehook.com)
Neuromuscular disease research1
- Modified messenger RNA (mRNA) for expressing clinically beneficial proteins is an emerging new therapeutic approach that enables the body to produce therapeutic protein, opening up new treatment options for a wide range of diseases. (artbioscience.com)
- Collectively, our data demonstrate the feasibility and therapeutic benefit of CRISPR/dCas9-mediated modulation of a disease modifier gene, which opens up an entirely new and mutation-independent treatment approach for all MDC1A patients. (mousephenotype.org)
- An old steroid treatment, long available outside the United States, received approval this week for a rare disease that afflicts about 15,000 Americans. (washingtonpost.com)
- Our teams have key skills in cellular and molecular biology, in vitro and in vivo disease modelling, human neuropathology, viral vector technology, genetics, pharmacology, gene therapy, RNA processing, electrophysiology, together with experience in clinical research and conducting clinical trials. (sheffield.ac.uk)
- Huntington's disease is caused by carrying a faulty version of the gene for the Huntingtin protein, but the messenger. (thenakedscientists.com)
- The idea behind this work is to identify the key molecular switches that can cause a gene to produce, or not produce, a protein-and, ideally, use that knowledge to treat a disease. (xconomy.com)
- The Bespoke Gene Therapy Consortium (BGTC) is a developing public-private partnership dedicated to making gene therapy a reality for people with rare genetic diseases affecting populations too small to be viable from the current commercial perspective. (fnih.org)
- The mother in this case certainly knows what would face any child of hers born with the disease gene. (readthehook.com)
- Many Speech-to-Speech users have Parkinson's disease, cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, or Muscular Dystrophy. (independentliving.org)
- A chemical found in sharks can block the process that leads to Parkinson's Disease, scientists at Cambridge. (thenakedscientists.com)
- In 2016, the AMP Executive Committee approved the planning of an AMP effort to confront the challenges presented by Parkinson's disease (PD). (fnih.org)
- A critical component of this partnership is that all members have agreed to make the AMP Parkinson's disease (AMP PD) data and analyses publicly available to the broad biomedical community. (fnih.org)
- Muscular dystrophy (MD) refers to a group of more than 30 genetic diseases that cause muscle degeneration, progressive weakness and chronic or permanent shortening of tendons and muscles. (sharecare.com)
- Muscular dystrophy is a collective term that describes a number of inherited diseases featuring degeneration of or injury to individual muscle cells, typically without involvement of the nerve supply. (accessscience.com)
- The biotech sector is projected to surge beyond $775 billion by 2024 as scientists develop treatments for thousands of diseases. (yahoo.com)
- The FDA Gastroenterology Regulatory Endpoints and Advancement of Therapeutics (GREAT3) Workshop served to formalize the discussion of therapeutic treatments for celiac disease. (celiac.org)
- Furthermore, the creation and improvements to existing disease databases can advance the standard of care for all patients and families with muscular dystrophy over diverse geographies and cultures. (pitt.edu)
- I tell my patients, 'You cannot exercise your way into or out of this disease. (everydayhealth.com)
- The aim of Nutrition Year 2 is to teach students how to deal with most common diseases and become confident in treating patients in supervised clinics. (naturopathy-uk.com)
- Together we can equip and empower patients and their families facing the challenge of living with muscular dystrophy, and other neuromuscular diseases. (mdff.org)
- Currently, patients with diseases like muscular dystrophy who have lost mobility are often excluded from clinical trials - there is not an easy, affordable or comprehensive way to measure their muscular function. (livescience.com)
Range of diseases1
- Mostly, Dr. Smith says, that's because Duchenne is a rare disease, and there isn't anything that can be done about a girl or woman's status as a carrier even if it's discovered. (everydayhealth.com)
- In theory, these vouchers exist for a good reason: Regulators want to encourage companies to invest in developing drugs for rare diseases that afflict children. (washingtonpost.com)
- In recent years, companies that have gotten old or existing drugs approved to treat rare diseases have reaped big financial rewards. (washingtonpost.com)
- Ghias said that the company carefully thought about pricing and came up with a price far lower than other rare disease drugs - in the bottom 10th percentile of rare disease drug prices. (washingtonpost.com)