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Latest Becker's muscular dystrophy Stories

2010-06-10 09:00:00

Dr. Dongsheng Duan and Nicholas Dobes to Receive Grants MIDDLETOWN, Ohio, June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patricia A.

2010-06-08 19:06:20

One in 25 people from India and other south Asian countries carries a mutated gene that causes heart failure.

2010-05-07 14:31:00

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio, May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) and the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) are launching a five-year, $7.5 million natural history study of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (Duchenne), a degenerative genetically-linked neuromuscular disease.

2010-04-15 13:54:03

Researchers from Université Laval's Faculty of Medicine and the CHUQ Research Center have proven that it is possible to repair the defective gene responsible for Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

2010-03-16 16:10:00

By administering a chemical called a 'molecular band-aid,' U of M researchers were able to prevent heart injury in dystrophic canines

2010-03-04 08:00:00

Fundraising Event Will Benefit Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy OAK LAWN, Ill., March 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Friday, March 12, 2010, The Oak Lawn Community High School Spartans gym will be transformed into its own Dancing with the Stars when for one night only, the gym will become Dancing with the Spartans.

2010-01-21 16:56:51

A study published in today's online edition the American Journal of Human Genetics, allowed the first identification of a new form of adult onset muscular dystrophy.

2010-01-19 13:09:00

Dedicated to Saving Children's Lives in CHASE COMMUNITY GIVING CHALLENGE MIDDLETOWN, Ohio and DALE CITY, Va., Jan.

2010-01-19 08:00:00

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- PTC Therapeutics, Inc.


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The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.