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2014-04-07 23:01:24

From mid-February through mid-March, Juice It Up! helped fight back against muscle diseases by selling MDA Shamrocks paper mobiles, which were bought by customers for $1 donations. CYPRESS, Calif., (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 The Muscular Dystrophy Association announced today that Juice It Up! raw juice and smoothie bar locations have raised $11,767 during the 2014 Shamrocks mobile program to benefit children and adults affected by muscle disease. "We are proud to partner with MDA to...

2014-03-27 23:00:36

“Fierce Hope,” a painting by Ray West of Greensboro, N.C., has been accepted into the Muscular Dystrophy Association Art Collection. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 “Fierce Hope,” a painting by Ray West of Greensboro, N.C., has been accepted into the Muscular Dystrophy Association Art Collection. Now in its 22nd year, the Collection features artwork from people across the country with muscular dystrophy and related disorders. West lives with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS),...

2014-03-20 23:22:09

Roanoke, VA Event on April 6th Hopes to Raise $75,000, Being Held at Salem Civic Center Roanoke, Virginia (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Footmaxx, a leading provider of custom-made orthotics, is a proud corporate sponsor of the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) Roanoke 2014 Muscle Walk, which will take place on April 6th at the Salem Civic Center. The event raises funds to help the MDA support research and to also provide services to those afflicted with neuromuscular diseases. The Roanoke...

2014-03-11 23:03:00

The high-profile fundraiser will be held at Heinz Field on Wednesday, March 12 from 5:30 p.m.to 9:30 p.m. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Pittsburgh’s professional athletes, local celebrities and military heroes are set to put their muscle behind finding treatments and cures for muscle disease at the 10th annual Muscle Team® event to benefit local children and adults in the Pittsburgh area served by the Muscular Dystrophy Association. The high-profile fundraiser will be held...

2014-02-14 23:01:58

Teams of families and friends of those affected by neuromuscular disease participated in the walk on Feb. 8 at Raymond James Stadium. Saint Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 More than $165,000 was raised at the annual MDA Tampa Bay Muscle Walk presented by APEC on Feb. 8 at Raymond James Stadium to benefit children and adults in the Tampa Bay area served by the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Teams of families and friends of those affected by neuromuscular disease participated in...

2014-01-28 09:12:25

Kennedy Krieger researchers develop valid and accurate model for FSHD Researchers at the Kennedy Krieger Institute recently announced study findings showing the successful development of a humanized preclinical model for facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD), providing scientists with a much needed tool to accelerate novel therapeutic research and development. Published in Human Molecular Genetics, the study outlines the validity of a unique model that, for the first time,...

2014-01-16 12:31:54

New Center Expected to Attract Patients around the Nation PHOENIX, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Barrow Neurological Institute at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix have announced the opening of a new groundbreaking center expected to bring Arizona to the forefront of research and medical treatment for one of the world's most devastating and debilitating diseases - ALS, commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease. The Gregory W. Fulton ALS and Neuromuscular Disorders...

2013-11-15 23:04:44

FSH Society partners with Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Cooperative Research Center. Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 A new cooperative research center focusing on Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy (FSHD) has been established at the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS). The National Institutes of Health Senator Paul D. Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Cooperative Research Center will focus its research and training programs on FSHD, one of the most prevalent...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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