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2013-11-06 23:22:35

2014 Muscle Team Gala expected to raise more than $1 million. NEW YORK, (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Metro New York's top pro athletes will join together to put their muscle behind finding treatments and cures for muscle disease at a special kickoff event for the 17th annual New York Muscle Team® Gala on Tuesday, Nov. 19, at 6 p.m. to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association. The kickoff event will take place at The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers, Pier 61 (Hudson River and 23rd...

2013-11-06 23:00:37

People suffering from chronic hives, urticaria and angiodema can now opt for a natural way of curing these conditions, announces DailyGossip.org after reviewing the urticaria cure released by Dr Gary M. Levin. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 According to a review published by Daily Gossip magazine on November 6, Dr Gary M. Levin has discovered a natural, homeopathic cure for hives (medically known as idiopathic urticaria) and angiodema. This approach was published in the...

2013-10-30 15:53:44

A new toxic entity associated with genetically inherited forms of dementia and motor neuron disease has been identified by scientists at the UCL Institute of Neurology. The toxin is the result of a genetic mutation that leads to the production of RNA molecules which could be responsible for the diseases. The findings are published in the journal Acta Neuropathologica. Frontotemporal dementia and motor neuron disease are related neurodegenerative diseases that affect approximately 15,000...

2013-10-23 23:02:23

Seminar is open to the public on Saturday, Nov. 2 at Rapides Regional Medical Center in Alexandria, LA from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Shreveport, LA (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 The Muscular Dystrophy Association invites residents in the Ark-La-Tex area to fight back against muscle disease by participating in the "Living with a Muscle Disease" seminar on Saturday, Nov. 2 at Rapides Regional Medical Center in Alexandria, La. from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. "Living with a Muscle Disease"...

Researchers Discover And Treat Toxic Effects Of ALS Mutation Using Neurons Made From Patients' Skin Cells
2013-10-16 16:30:46

Cell Press Researchers have discovered how the most common genetic abnormality in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and frontotemporal dementia (FTD) kills neurons and have successfully developed a therapeutic strategy to block this neurodegeneration in neurons made from the skin cells of ALS patients. The findings, which are published online in the October 16th issue of the Cell Press journal Neuron, have important implications for treating patients with these debilitating, currently...

2013-10-15 23:21:50

Hundreds of business and civic leaders from Southern California donning flapper dresses and zoot suits ''swung' into fundraising action at the annual gala on Oct. 12. Los Angeles (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Hundreds of business and civic leaders from Southern California donning flapper dresses and zoot suits ''swung' into fundraising action at the eighth annual Tradition of Hope gala on Oct. 12 to raise more than $1.2 million to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy...


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