Participants with mild-to-moderate adult-onset myotonic dystrophy
(by physician report) attending an academic neuromuscular clinic were invited to participate.
Assessment of a disease-specific muscular impairment rating scale in myotonic dystrophy
He predicts that researchers will identify the gene underlying myotonic dystrophy
"in the very, very near future .
Anesthetic management of a patient with myotonic dystrophy
for a Nissen fundoplication and gastrostomy.
When injected into the muscle cells of mice with myotonic dystrophy
, the molecule found its way to the cell nucleus, broke up the deposits of toxic RNA, freed the captive muscleblind proteins, and ultimately improved the function of the muscle cells.
5] Nonstandard abbreviations: CK, creatine kinase; CK-M and -B, CK-muscle and -brain, respectively; AMI, acute myocardial infarction; Ab, antibody; UTR, untranslated region; CK-mit, mitochondrial CK; and DM, myotonic dystrophy
Two genetic abnormalities have been identified that are responsible for myotonic dystrophy
types 1 and 2 (DM-1, DM-2).
This study is important as it is the first study in which we will be observing the effects of our drug in patients with myotonic dystrophy
, and it is the first study in which we are targeting a toxic RNA," said C.
Her death certificate said she died of a cardiac arrest, pneumonia, marasmus - progressive emaciation caused by lack of food - and congenital myotonic dystrophy
7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eric Wang, Sharif Bordbar, Albert Almada, and Chris Anselmo, colleagues from MIT, Harvard, and Boston College, together with the Myotonic Dystrophy
Foundation (MDF) and Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD)-will host the 2[sup.
Lindsay Gentry was afflicted with a condition called congenital myotonic dystrophy
, and was 4 feet 8 inches tall and weighed 50 pounds when she died in February 1996 at Kaiser Foundation Hospital in Fontana.
Afflicted with a congenital condition called myotonic dystrophy
, Lindsay Gentry was 4 feet 8 inches tall and weighed 50 pounds when she died Feb.