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Adding exercise to genetic treatment reverses fatigue in mice with common myotonic dystrophy

Adding exercise to genetic treatment reverses fatigue in mice with common myotonic dystrophy

New strategy shows promises for treating RNA-repeat expansion disorders

New strategy shows promises for treating RNA-repeat expansion disorders

RCas9 gene therapy clears toxic RNA buildup in mouse model of myotonic dystrophy

RCas9 gene therapy clears toxic RNA buildup in mouse model of myotonic dystrophy

Scientists gain new insight into the pathological mechanisms behind two neurodegenerative diseases

Scientists gain new insight into the pathological mechanisms behind two neurodegenerative diseases

Scientists reveal ability to reverse Huntington's disease-causing DNA repeat mutations in the lab

Scientists reveal ability to reverse Huntington's disease-causing DNA repeat mutations in the lab

Potential drug targets cause of adult-onset muscular dystrophy

Potential drug targets cause of adult-onset muscular dystrophy

Creative solutions to enhance patient's point of view in neuromuscular research

Creative solutions to enhance patient's point of view in neuromuscular research

New method to speed up genetic diagnosis of Huntington’s disease

New method to speed up genetic diagnosis of Huntington’s disease

New mouse model shows potential for rapid identification of promising muscular dystrophy therapies

New mouse model shows potential for rapid identification of promising muscular dystrophy therapies

Asuragen launches assay to help diagnose Steinert’s Disease

Asuragen launches assay to help diagnose Steinert’s Disease

First bifacial molecule can invade double-stranded DNA or RNA

First bifacial molecule can invade double-stranded DNA or RNA

Study highlights role of non-mutational mechanism in myotonic dystrophy, other types of arrhythmias

Study highlights role of non-mutational mechanism in myotonic dystrophy, other types of arrhythmias

Urine exRNA may be source of biomarkers for muscular dystrophy

Urine exRNA may be source of biomarkers for muscular dystrophy

Study finds that several existing anti-cancer drugs may work in part by binding to RNA

Study finds that several existing anti-cancer drugs may work in part by binding to RNA

Researchers discover new approach for treatment of myotonic dystrophy

Researchers discover new approach for treatment of myotonic dystrophy

Researchers reveal pathological mechanisms in congenital myotonic dystrophy

Researchers reveal pathological mechanisms in congenital myotonic dystrophy

Research brings scientists one step closer to understanding development of ALS

Research brings scientists one step closer to understanding development of ALS

Protein changes essential for normal adult muscle function

Protein changes essential for normal adult muscle function

New version of gene editing technique corrects molecular mistakes in RNA-based diseases

New version of gene editing technique corrects molecular mistakes in RNA-based diseases

Scientists uncover new gene therapy treatment routes for motor neurone disease

Scientists uncover new gene therapy treatment routes for motor neurone disease