Author Archives: Iqra Mumal, MSc

Problems in IL-6 Pathway Linked to Severe Symptoms of Congenital Myotonic Dystrophy in Study

Aberrant signaling in the IL-6 pathway, which is involved in muscle cell maturation, contributes to the severe symptoms seen in congenital myotonic dystrophy (CDM) patients, researchers in Japan report. The study, “Aberrant Myokine Signaling in Congenital Myotonic Dystrophy” published in the journal Cell Reports, also suggests that treatments aimed at regulating…