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Myotonic Dystrophy

The term muscular dystrophy is used to represent a group of muscle diseases characterized by muscle weakness and wasting of muscles. Among the several forms of muscular dystrophy, the three most important ones are Duchenne Muscular dystrophy (DMD), facioscapulohumeral dystrophy, and myotonic dystrophy.

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Myotonic Dystrophy Affects Control of Gene Expression in the Heart
Disruption of a transcription network controlled by MEF2 in heart tissue of people with myotonic dystrophy type 1 affects activity of the minute bits .....
Myotonia Symptoms in Mice With Myotonic Dystrophy Eliminated by Drug Delivery Strategy
Researchers have been focusing on ways to minimize some of the disabling symptoms of myotonic dystrophy since a long time. New research might have fou.....
Researchers Design Small Molecule That Inhibits Pathology Associated With Myotonic Dystrophy Type 1
A small molecule blocks an aberrant pathway associated with myotonic dystrophy type 1, the most common form of muscular dystrophy, has been designed b.....
Study Identifies Risk Factor for Sudden Death in Myotonic Dystrophy Patients
Adults with the most common form of muscular dystrophy who have abnormal electrocardiograms are more than three times more likely to suddenly die than.....

About Myotonic Dystrophy
Detailed information on myotonic muscular dystrophy, a common form of muscular disease that affects adults and children. .. Read More
Muscular Dystrophy / Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy - Overview
Overview about muscular dystrophy, a muscle disease characterized by muscle weakness and muscle wasting. .. Read More

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