Tag: "myotonic" at medical news
Researcher Studying Disease That Cripples Newborns
...shocked to learn their child has type 1 congenital myotonic
dystrophy (CDM1), a progressive and crippling gene...instances, mothers dont know that they have type 1 myotonic
dystrophy (DM1) a common form of muscular dystrophy because they have mild symptoms or none at all...
Toxic Strand Of RNA Causes Myotonic Muscular dystrophy
Studies have indicated that myotonic
dystrophy in adults, which is the most common type of myotonic
dystrophy could be due to a toxic RNA. // br>Doctors at the University of Virginia Health System...
Muscular Dystrophy Reversed In Lab Mice
...nciple for a therapeutic strategy for treatment of myotonic
dystrophy by ablating or silencing expression of the toxic RNA molecules,' the authors said. In MD there is a faulty DNA, which is responsible for almost all of the abnormalities. This therapy targeted a specific molecule and silenced it during the...
Pre Implantation Genetic Haplotyping to Identify 6,000 Inherited Diseases
... genetic diseases, such as fragile X- syndrome and myotonic
dystrophy. Stuart Lavery, a fertility expert at Hammersmith hospital, London, said the research would give many couples the first chance of having healthy children. ...