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Latest Becker's muscular dystrophy Stories

2010-11-02 08:10:10

Muscular dystrophies or MD are a group of more than 30 genetic diseases characterized by progressive weakness and degeneration of the skeletal muscles that control movement.

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2010-10-19 09:25:00

Viagra, the famous little blue pill that millions of men use for erectile dysfunction, and originally developed to help ailing hearts, may now also help treat heart symptoms of muscular dystrophy.

2010-10-08 01:58:14

An immune reaction to dystrophin, the muscle protein that is defective in patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy, may pose a new challenge to strengthening muscles of patients with this disease.

2010-10-05 11:00:00

After 5 Years at White Rock Lake, Local Outreach Effort and Fundraiser Moves to a Larger Stage DALLAS, Oct.

2010-09-24 01:00:00

AMSTERDAM, September 24, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amsterdam Molecular Therapeutics (AMT) Holding N.V. (Euronext: AMT), a leader in the field of human gene therapy, announced today that the U.S.

2010-09-03 07:47:00

$11 Million Supports Five-Year Study to Compare Treatments ROCHESTER, N.Y., Sept.

2010-08-09 12:14:00

Dr. Jerry Mendell Leading Follistatin Gene Therapy MIDDLETOWN, Ohio, Aug.

2010-07-14 09:55:00

Funds Will Help Offset Travel Costs for Participants MIDDLETOWN, Ohio, July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patricia A.

2010-06-18 09:30:00

Conference Includes Launch of First-Ever Duchenne Therapeutic Development Meeting MIDDLETOWN, Ohio, June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patricia A.


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mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.