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The myopathies are neuromuscular disorders in which the primary symptom is muscle weakness due to dysfunction of muscle fiber. Other symptoms of myopathy can include include muscle cramps, stiffness, and spasm. Myopathies can be inherited (such as the muscular dystrophies) or acquired (such as common muscle cramps).
Columbia University Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital present research works at AAN meeting

Columbia University Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital present research works at AAN meeting

VCP gene mutations cause neurological conditions including IBMPFD and ALS

VCP gene mutations cause neurological conditions including IBMPFD and ALS

Study identifies how new ALS gene mutations cause other diseases of the brain, muscle and bone

Study identifies how new ALS gene mutations cause other diseases of the brain, muscle and bone

Selenium supplements and heart disease risk: an interview with Dr Saverio Stranges, University of Warwick

Selenium supplements and heart disease risk: an interview with Dr Saverio Stranges, University of Warwick

Clinical trial to evaluate cyclodextrin against Niemann-Pick disease type C1

Clinical trial to evaluate cyclodextrin against Niemann-Pick disease type C1

New targeted enzyme replacement therapy can treat X-linked myotubular myopathy

New targeted enzyme replacement therapy can treat X-linked myotubular myopathy

Merck’s resubmission of the NDA for suggammadex sodium injection accepted for review by the FDA

Merck’s resubmission of the NDA for suggammadex sodium injection accepted for review by the FDA

FDA grants Orphan Drug designation to Milo Biotechnology's AAV1-FS344 inhibitor

FDA grants Orphan Drug designation to Milo Biotechnology's AAV1-FS344 inhibitor

Longer looks: People with mental disabilities have a vote; Genome sequencing raises hope - also anxiety

Longer looks: People with mental disabilities have a vote; Genome sequencing raises hope - also anxiety

‘Gene for speed’ researcher awarded Ramaciotti Medal

‘Gene for speed’ researcher awarded Ramaciotti Medal

Intensive treatment with high doses of statin drugs shows promise for dyslipidemia

Intensive treatment with high doses of statin drugs shows promise for dyslipidemia

New mouse model could foster ALS, Paget's and dementia breakthroughs

New mouse model could foster ALS, Paget's and dementia breakthroughs

New insights into filaminopathies

New insights into filaminopathies

New clinical trial to evaluate DEX-M74 against hereditary inclusion body myopathy

New clinical trial to evaluate DEX-M74 against hereditary inclusion body myopathy

NCI awards Soligenix $300,000 SBIR grant for orBec Phase 2 chronic GI GVHD trial

NCI awards Soligenix $300,000 SBIR grant for orBec Phase 2 chronic GI GVHD trial

Statin's potency may cause muscle problems in patients with cardiovascular disease

Statin's potency may cause muscle problems in patients with cardiovascular disease

Researchers discover new cause of congenital myopathy

Researchers discover new cause of congenital myopathy

Lilly, Kowa announce results from PREVAIL U.S. study

Lilly, Kowa announce results from PREVAIL U.S. study

BHD launches Statin Induced Myopathy Genotype test

BHD launches Statin Induced Myopathy Genotype test

Study identifies how skeletal muscle stem cells respond to muscle injury

Study identifies how skeletal muscle stem cells respond to muscle injury