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*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Neurological Disorders: Muscle Diseases: Muscular Dystrophies
Duchenne muscular dystrophy is the most common form, though there are at least 6 other forms of the disease. Several million ... In the United States, it is estimated that 250,000 suffer from a form of muscular dystrophy. ... or nearly all of them have a hereditary origin but details of the type of genetic defect and of the prognosis for the disease ... The musculary dystrophies are a group of diseases characterized by progressive degeneration and/or loss of muscle fibers that ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Neurological Disorders: Muscle Diseases: Muscular Dystrophies: Organizations
Health Conditions and Diseases Neurological Disorders Muscle Diseases Muscular Dystrophies Organizations 15 ... Organization dedicated to serving people with muscular dystrophy and other neuromuscular diseases who live in New Zealand. ... Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1994 by parents ... Muscular Dystrophy Association (South Australia) The Muscular Dystrophy Association of South Australia provides a range of ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Neurological Disorders: Muscle Diseases: Muscular Dystrophies: Personal Pages
Sites by or about people who have Muscular Dystrophy. ... About Muscular Dystrophy Personal page with muscular dystrophy ... Health Conditions and Diseases Neurological Disorders Muscle Diseases Muscular Dystrophies Personal Pages 6 ... Coping with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and Autism, from diagnosis at birth through third grade. ... Inspirational and informational site by a woman with FSH Muscular Dystrophy. Family page with pictures of her children, and MD ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Neurological Disorders: Muscle Diseases: Muscular Dystrophies: Support Groups
... that provide support for people with and affected by muscular dystrophy. ... Health Conditions and Diseases Neurological Disorders Muscle Diseases Muscular Dystrophies Support Groups 13 ... Mailing lists (listservs) that provide support for people with and affected by muscular dystrophy. ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Neurological Disorders: Muscle Diseases: Muscular Dystrophies: Support Groups: Chats...
... or meeting places which provide information and support to members sharing a common experience such as a condition or disease, ... Health Conditions and Diseases Neurological Disorders Muscle Diseases Muscular Dystrophies Support Groups Chats and Forums 13 ... Muscle Disease Discussion group for parents with children that have a Congenital Muscular Dystrophy, whose child was born with ... Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Support eGroup International Rare Disease Support Network (IRDSN) eGroup for making friends, ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Neurological Disorders: Muscle Diseases: Spinal Muscular Atrophy
All forms of the disease affect specialized nerve cells called motor neurons, which control the movement of voluntary muscles. ... Spinal muscular atrophy is a term for a group of inherited neuromuscular diseases. ... Spinal muscular atrophy is a term for a group of inherited neuromuscular diseases. All forms of the disease affect specialized ... Health Conditions and Diseases Neurological Disorders Muscle Diseases Spinal Muscular Atrophy 9 ...
*  Boris Petrikovsky
Neurologic and Muscular Diseases. In: Anesthetic and Obstetric Management of High-Risk Pregnancy. S. Datta, Ed. Mosby Year Book ...
*  Macrophagic myofasciitis
... vaccination-associated muscular disease". Brain. 128 (44): 2305-2308. doi:10.1055/s-2003-43184. ISSN 1439-4413. OCLC 163397752 ... Macrophagic Myofasciitis, or MMF, is a rare muscle disease identified in 1993. The disease is characterized by microscopic ... Many of those affected with the disease had previously been treated for malaria with chloroquine or hydroxychloroquine. ... May 2001). "Central nervous system disease in patients with macrophagic myofasciitis". Brain. 124 (5): 974-983. doi:10.1093/ ...
*  Acceleron Pharma
Heuser, Stephen (July 16, 2007). "Super-buff cattle may hold key to treating muscular diseases". Boston Globe. "Celgene commits ... Luspatercept (ACE-536) for anemia Sotatercept (ACE-011) for kidney disease Dalantercept (ACE-041) for kidney cancer ACE-083 for ... muscular disorders ACE-2494 The company was formed in June 2003 in Cambridge, Massachusetts as a Delaware corporation; the ...
*  Glycogen storage disease type III
Muscular disease, including hypotonia and cardiomyopathy, usually occurs later. The liver pathology typically regresses as the ... "Glycogen storage disease type 3 , Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD) - an NCATS Program". rarediseases.info. ... Glycogen storage disease type III is an autosomal recessive metabolic disorder and inborn error of metabolism (specifically of ... It is also known as Cori's disease in honor of the 1947 Nobel laureates Carl Cori and Gerty Cori. Other names include Forbes ...
*  Ludvig Strigeus
Due to a rare muscular disease, Strigeus uses a wheelchair. ĀµTorrent - small footprint BitTorrent client for Microsoft Windows ...
*  Kyle Bryant
"Dozens ride to raise awareness about rare neuro-muscular disease". KPTV. 2013-09-22. Retrieved 2015-05-21. Constable, Burt ( ... Global Genes - Allies in Rare Disease. Retrieved 2015-05-21. Schena, Susan (2015-05-14). "6th Annual rideATAXIA NorCal Cycling ... Bryant was diagnosed with Friedreich's ataxia (FA) at age 17, rare, life-shortening, degenerative neuro-muscular disorder. ... Bair, Dina; Czink, Katharin (2014-07-18). "Ride Ataxia' raises awareness of debilitating disease". WGN-TV. Retrieved 2015-05-21 ...
*  LDB3
Mutations in the ZASP gene has been associated with several muscular diseases. ZASP is a PDZ domain-containing protein. PDZ ... Selcen D, Engel AG (Feb 2005). "Mutations in ZASP define a novel form of muscular dystrophy in humans". Annals of Neurology. 57 ... and muscular dystrophy. The PDZ domain of ZASP binds the C-terminus of alpha actinin-2 and ZMs bind the rod domain of alpha ... "eroing in on the role of Cypher in striated muscle function, signaling, and human disease". Trends in Cardiovascular Medicine ...
*  Orphan drug
Thomas, Katie (30 December 2016). "Costly Drug for Fatal Muscular Disease Wins F.D.A. Approval". New York Times. Retrieved 12 ... A rare disease, also referred to as an "orphan disease", is any disease which affects a small percentage of the population. ... Many rare diseases appear early in life, and about 30 percent of children with rare diseases will die before reaching their ... No single cutoff number has been agreed upon for which a disease is considered rare.[citation needed] A disease may be ...
*  Nusinersen
Katie Thomas (December 30, 2016). "Costly Drug for Fatal Muscular Disease Wins F.D.A. Approval". New York Times. Grant, Charley ... In clinical trials, the drug halted the disease progression. In around 60% of infants affected by type 1 spinal muscular ... Spinal muscular atrophy is caused by loss-of-function mutations in the SMN1 gene which codes for survival motor neuron (SMN) ... It was approved by the FDA in December 2016 and by EMA in May 2017 as the first drug to treat spinal muscular atrophy. ...
*  Ronald Sukenick
He died from the muscular disease inclusion body myositis, in 2004. A Wallace Stevens Handbook. Brandeis University. 1962. ...
*  Myopathy
... is a disease of the muscle in which the muscle fibers do not function properly. This results in muscular weakness. " ... Muscular disease can be classified as neuromuscular or musculoskeletal in nature. Some conditions, such as myositis, can be ... Myopathies in systemic disease results from several different disease processes including endocrine, inflammatory, ... G71.0) Dystrophies (or muscular dystrophies) are a subgroup of myopathies characterized by muscle degeneration and regeneration ...
*  Rick White (rock climber)
In his later years, Rick White developed a muscular disease that prevented him from climbing. With a lasting passion for the ...
*  Kit Klein
Jean Wilson died from a progressive muscular disease, only 23 years old. The Jean Wilson Memorial Trophy mentioned above was ...
*  Acquired non-inflammatory myopathy
These muscular diseases usually arise from a pathology within the muscle tissue itself rather than the nerves innervating that ... In general, non-inflammatory myopathies are a grouping of muscular diseases not induced by an autoimmune-mediated inflammatory ... This is due to muscular contusions and partial or complete loss of function for affected muscle groups. A patient's history is ... Patients with a glycogen storage disease manifest a normal increase in ammonia but no change from baseline of lactate, whereas ...
*  Edward Joseph Byrne
He was afflicted with a wasting muscular disease through the 1930s, but remained as Archbishop until his death. He is buried in ...
*  Jim Moss
... leaving his diagnosis as an undefined post-viral neuro-muscular disease. The Auto-immune disease ended Jim's professional ...
*  Anti-miRNA oligonucleotides
Some of the miRNA linked disorders that are encountered in the humans include cancers, muscular diseases, autoimmune disorders ... Because of this, the amount of hydrogen peroxide-induced apoptosis of cardiomyocytes is be reduced in heart disease. Due to the ... In the development of tissues in embryos, miRNA can have a role in the upregulation or downregulation of specific muscular ... In development, if levels of precursor cells are not properly regulated, it can result in muscular hypoplasia. By creating AMOs ...
*  Phi Delta Theta
Amytrophic Lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a debilitating neuro-muscular disease and has since become known as Lou Gehrig's disease ... an alumnus who died of the disease. ...
*  Duchenne muscular dystrophy
Nigro, G (2010). "One-hundred-seventy-five years of Neapolitan contributions to the fight against the muscular diseases". Acta ... "Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) , Muscular Dystrophy Campaign". Muscular-dystrophy.org. Archived from the original on 2013-01 ... Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is a severe type of muscular dystrophy. The symptom of muscle weakness usually begins around ... MedlinePlus Encyclopedia Duchenne muscular dystrophy "OMIM Entry - # 310200 - MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY, DUCHENNE TYPE; DMD". Omim.org ...