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Myotonia in Medical News

JCI online early table of contents: March 3, 2008

... human disease and develop better therapies for it and related disorders. TITLE: Targeted mutation of mouse skeletal muscle sodium channel produces myotonia and potassium-sensitive weakness AUTHOR CONTACT: Lawrence J. Hayward University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA. ...

JCI table of contents: Nov. 15, 2007

...ting this aberrant exon 7a inclusion and reversing myotonia in mouse models of DM1. A nucleic acid compound kn...tored the function of ClC-1 protein and eliminated myotonia in the mice. The authors therefore suggested that ...it might be possible to use this approach to treat myotonia in individuals with DM1. TITLE: Correction of C...

Muscular Dystrophy Treatment Shows Promise

...isturbances, cataracts, droopy eyelids, not only myotonia," Cwik explained. myotonia involves a "difficulty relaxing muscles but also muscle weakness, which is ...cal Investigation , focuses on myotonia. The researchers postulated that myotonia was caused by a problem with the pathway that electrical charges use to mov...
Myotonia in Medical Dictionary

Myotonia congenita

... myotonia congenita is a genetic, neuromuscular ion channel...omuscular disorder characterized by “paradoxical” myotonia . This type of... Visit Our MDA News Section a...earch News for Updates. Home> Diseases >MC. myotonia Congenita (Thomsen Disease; Becker Disease) Cli...
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