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Polymyositis is a fairly uncommon condition that leads to increasing weakness of the skeletal muscles (those muscles involved in movement) and it can affect the body bilaterally (on both sides).

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Questcor fourth quarter net sales increase to $75.5 million

Questcor fourth quarter net sales increase to $75.5 million

Most autoimmune diseases associated with increased risk of blood clots on the lung

Most autoimmune diseases associated with increased risk of blood clots on the lung

Vitamin D deficiency could be linked to development of certain autoimmune lung diseases

Vitamin D deficiency could be linked to development of certain autoimmune lung diseases

Questcor's H.P. Acthar Gel sNDA for infantile spasms receives FDA approval

Questcor's H.P. Acthar Gel sNDA for infantile spasms receives FDA approval

AARDA launches campaign on family AQ

AARDA launches campaign on family AQ

March designated as 'National Autoimmune Diseases Awareness Month'

March designated as 'National Autoimmune Diseases Awareness Month'

Researchers receive grant to study how ILD appears in patients with autoimmune diseases

Researchers receive grant to study how ILD appears in patients with autoimmune diseases

Polymyositis and dermatomyositis affected patients more prone to cardiovascular diseases

Polymyositis and dermatomyositis affected patients more prone to cardiovascular diseases

UV radiation from sunlight may trigger certain autoimmune diseases in women

UV radiation from sunlight may trigger certain autoimmune diseases in women

Men get autoimmune diseases, too!

Men get autoimmune diseases, too!

Potential new gene therapy strategy for muscle-wasting diseases

Potential new gene therapy strategy for muscle-wasting diseases

Massive microRNA scan uncovers leads to treating muscle degeneration

Massive microRNA scan uncovers leads to treating muscle degeneration

Myositis featured on Discovery Channel

Myositis featured on Discovery Channel