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A new 3D model for myotonic dystrophy

A new 3D model for myotonic dystrophy

Study reveals mechanisms that cause muscle weakness in patients with Becker disease

Study reveals mechanisms that cause muscle weakness in patients with Becker disease

Study identifies potential genetic link in sudden infant death syndrome

Study identifies potential genetic link in sudden infant death syndrome

Isis Pharmaceuticals begins ISIS-DMPK Rx clinical study in DM1 patients

Isis Pharmaceuticals begins ISIS-DMPK Rx clinical study in DM1 patients

Systemic delivery of antisense oligonucleotides neutralizes mutant RNA toxicity in mice with DM1

Systemic delivery of antisense oligonucleotides neutralizes mutant RNA toxicity in mice with DM1

Heart drug could ease rare muscle disorder

Heart drug could ease rare muscle disorder

Mexiletine improves patient-reported stiffness in nondystrophic myotonia

Mexiletine improves patient-reported stiffness in nondystrophic myotonia

Mexiletine use improves stiffness in patients with nondystrophic myotonias

Mexiletine use improves stiffness in patients with nondystrophic myotonias

Researchers hold new implications for pathogenesis of myotonic dystrophy

Researchers hold new implications for pathogenesis of myotonic dystrophy

Myotonia less important to patients with myotonic dystrophy than other symptoms

Myotonia less important to patients with myotonic dystrophy than other symptoms

Invasive strategy benefits patients with myotonic dystrophy type 1 neuromuscular disorder

Invasive strategy benefits patients with myotonic dystrophy type 1 neuromuscular disorder

Medication used to treat heart arrhythmias also reduces myotonic dystrophy: Researchers

Medication used to treat heart arrhythmias also reduces myotonic dystrophy: Researchers

Loss of key proteins may account for molecular abnormalities associated with myotonic dystrophy

Loss of key proteins may account for molecular abnormalities associated with myotonic dystrophy

New approach to remove toxic agent that causes myotonic dystrophy

New approach to remove toxic agent that causes myotonic dystrophy

Genetic source of muscular dystrophy blocked

Genetic source of muscular dystrophy blocked

Researchers identify compound that eliminates myotonia - a symptom of muscular dystrophy

Researchers identify compound that eliminates myotonia - a symptom of muscular dystrophy

ClC-1 helps mice get a move on

ClC-1 helps mice get a move on