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myotonic

[¦mī·ə¦tän·ik]
(medicine)
Of, pertaining to, or characterized by myotonia.
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Myotonic dystrophy type 1 (DM1): A triplet repeat expansion disorder.
The report provides comprehensive information on the therapeutics under development for Myotonic Dystrophy, complete with analysis by stage of development, drug target, mechanism of action (MoA), route of administration (RoA) and molecule type.
The electromyogram revealed typical myotonic discharges.
Of these the most common neuromuscular causes are congenital myopathies, congenital myotonic dystrophy, and spinal muscular atrophy 4,5.
Purpose: Myotonic dystrophy (DM1), a genetic, multisystemic disorder, is the most prevalent adult form of muscular dystrophy.
A recent review published in PLOS One found an association between the diabetes medication and a significant reduction in the risk of colorectal, liver, pancreatic, stomach, and esophagus cancers in patients with myotonic dystrophy type II, an inherited disorder of the muscles and other body systems.
Her work features siblings from fami lies affected by myotonic dystro phy, a subject in which Jacqueline can also relate with her own expe riences living and caring for her sister who has the disease.
Our current development programs focus on two devastating rare diseases myotonic dystrophy and fragile X syndrome both of which have limited treatment options and represent significant commercial opportunities in drug development.
In its first-ever guidance on genetic conditions in pregnancy, the ACOG Committee on Genetics outlined the key features of certain maternal genetic conditions, including cystic fibrosis, Marfan syndrome, neurofibromatosis type 1, tuberous sclerosis, autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease, classic phenylketonuria, Noonan syndrome, and myotonic dystrophy type 1 (Obstet Gynecol.
Although only approximately 20 of these conditions have been identified, they include some of the commoner genetic conditions, such as fragile X mental retardation syndrome, myotonic dystrophy, Huntington disease (HD) and a number of the spinocerebellar ataxias.
USPRwire, Sat Mar 07 2015] Global Markets Direct's, 'Myotonic Dystrophy - Pipeline Review, H1 2015', provides an overview of the Myotonic Dystrophy's therapeutic pipeline.
25th after a long battle with Myotonic Muscular Dystrophy surrounded by her loving family.