About MDA The Muscular Dystrophy Association is the world's leading nonprofit health agency dedicated to saving and improving the lives of people with muscle disease
, including muscular dystrophy, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and other neuromuscular diseases.
We were also able to highlight the issues facing our patients and families who are living with muscle disease
Following gene therapy, Duan's team examined the dogs for signs of muscle disease
and measured muscle force in treated and untreated dogs.
Fundraising manager for the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign Charles Horton said: "We are urging the people of Merseyside to raise sponsorship by taking part in the Liverpool Big Fun Run which will help us to continue our work into funding pioneering research for a cure for muscle disease
AN INSPIRATIONAL campaigner honoured by a national charity is planning to set up the West Midlands' first muscle disease
centre in Birmingham.
Summary: Inherited muscle disease
is considered the most common cause of sudden death in healthy young people.
The money you raise will help the 70,000 babies, children and adults with muscle disease
in the UK.
In a survey of 2,000 muscle disease
patients across the UK published by the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign, 64% of patients in Wales said they felt GPs had a poor understanding of their condition and half said they had been misdiagnosed or had waited years for a diagnosis.
miRagen, a leader in developing microRNA-based therapeutics for cardiovascular and muscle disease
, is developing single-stranded LNA-based drug candidates for the treatment of patients with cardiovascular and muscle disease
Mum-of-three Christine Watson, 47, from Barnard Castle, who suffers from the heart muscle disease
cardiomyopathy, lost her brother Ian, aged 48, six years ago.
At the time we had the idea that she had this very severe muscle disease
and there was the outside possibility that her heart would recover.
Claudia Twiby was suffering from a heart muscle disease
, which can lead to cardiac failure, when a doctor decided to use the pioneering "Berlin heart".