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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).
U.S. FDA announces safety label changes for cholesterol-lowering medication, simvastatin

U.S. FDA announces safety label changes for cholesterol-lowering medication, simvastatin

RRD enters partnership with NIH Therapeutics for Rare and Neglected Diseases program

RRD enters partnership with NIH Therapeutics for Rare and Neglected Diseases program

New research finds pattern for detecting 'false-positive' ANA results

New research finds pattern for detecting 'false-positive' ANA results

UAB researchers pinpoint protein that causes nephrotic syndrome

UAB researchers pinpoint protein that causes nephrotic syndrome

Research finds alteration in KBTBD13 protein causes nemaline myopathy

Research finds alteration in KBTBD13 protein causes nemaline myopathy

Merck announces initial results from ISENTRESS Phase III study in HIV-1

Merck announces initial results from ISENTRESS Phase III study in HIV-1

VYTORIN reduces major vascular events in patients with chronic kidney disease

VYTORIN reduces major vascular events in patients with chronic kidney disease

Immunosuppressive therapy benefits necrotizing myopathy patients with novel autoantibody specificity

Immunosuppressive therapy benefits necrotizing myopathy patients with novel autoantibody specificity

Spherix to explore triglycerides for D-tagatose therapy

Spherix to explore triglycerides for D-tagatose therapy

Dosage of statin drugs given to patients with heart disease should be monitored: Study

Dosage of statin drugs given to patients with heart disease should be monitored: Study

Optivia Biotechnology launches OptiDDI Suite for assessing transporter-related DDIs

Optivia Biotechnology launches OptiDDI Suite for assessing transporter-related DDIs

High dose of Zocor could lead to muscle injury, warns FDA

High dose of Zocor could lead to muscle injury, warns FDA

Pathway Genomics' personal Genetic Health Report now available

Pathway Genomics' personal Genetic Health Report now available

New findings shed light on how genetic damage to muscle cell proteins can lead to nemaline myopathy

New findings shed light on how genetic damage to muscle cell proteins can lead to nemaline myopathy

ACCORD Lipid trial: New research into atherogenic dyslipidemia in type 2 diabetes

ACCORD Lipid trial: New research into atherogenic dyslipidemia in type 2 diabetes

Study shows experimental thyroid drug reduces cholesterol

Study shows experimental thyroid drug reduces cholesterol

CAMH signs licensing agreement to develop and market genetic test for degenerative muscle disorder

CAMH signs licensing agreement to develop and market genetic test for degenerative muscle disorder

NYU professor conducts genetic screening at academic campuses in Boston

NYU professor conducts genetic screening at academic campuses in Boston

Study identifying new form of adult onset muscular dystrophy published

Study identifying new form of adult onset muscular dystrophy published

Eli Lilly and Kowa Pharmaceuticals America to co-promote LIVALO in the U.S

Eli Lilly and Kowa Pharmaceuticals America to co-promote LIVALO in the U.S