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A powerful new genome editing tool clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats or CRISPR/Cas9 could offer a solution in the treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). CRISPR/Cas9 mimics the way bacteria ... Read more
Gentle exercise has many health benefits, particularly for caregivers of patients with chronic illnesses. In this video, personal trainer Ryan Krane demonstrates some simple exercises that can help counter the effects ... Read more
Emflaza (deflazacort) was approved by the FDA in February 2017 to treat children over the age of five with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). Unfortunately, due to issues with pricing, the drug ... Read more
Finding out your child has a neuromuscular disorder is an incredibly difficult time for the whole family, but you adjust quickly. While your child’s unlikely to realize they’re different from ... Read more
A family from Bridgend, Wales, U.K. has vowed to channel their energy into raising awareness of Duchenne muscular dystrophy, after a member of their family was diagnosed with the disease. MORE: Boy ... Read more
Respiratory care is an important element of care for muscular dystrophy (MD) patients. As the disease progresses, the muscles required to breathe and cough become weakened, forcing some patients to need assistance. ... Read more