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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).
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

AstraZeneca's CRESTOR receives favorable vote from FDA Advisory Committee

AstraZeneca's CRESTOR receives favorable vote from FDA Advisory Committee

Mutant ATPase blocks autophagy partway and causes multi-tissue degenerative disease

Mutant ATPase blocks autophagy partway and causes multi-tissue degenerative disease

Kennedy Krieger Institute opens new center for individuals with muscle disorders

Kennedy Krieger Institute opens new center for individuals with muscle disorders

Humans and mice have critical differences in gene responsible for DMD

Humans and mice have critical differences in gene responsible for DMD

ESC and EASD organize Joint Scientific Forum in China to address optimal treatment strategies for diabetes

ESC and EASD organize Joint Scientific Forum in China to address optimal treatment strategies for diabetes

Upsher-Smith Laboratories publishes results of SLIM Study

Upsher-Smith Laboratories publishes results of SLIM Study

Debilitating muscle weakness can linger long after hospital discharge

Debilitating muscle weakness can linger long after hospital discharge

Upsher-Smith Laboratories publishes data on Slo-Niacin and Lipitor combination study

Upsher-Smith Laboratories publishes data on Slo-Niacin and Lipitor combination study