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The same authors postulate that these other peripheral nerves produce neurotrophic or musculotrophic factors that prevent muscular atrophy.
Spinal muscular atrophy is a term for a group of inherited neuromuscular diseases.
This report provides information on the therapeutic development for Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), complete with latest updates, and special features on late-stage and discontinued projects.
Cambridge, Massachusetts-based neurological and autoimmune disease therapies specialist Biogen (NASDAQ: BIIB) presented new data demonstrating that earlier initiation of treatment with Spinraza (nusinersen) may improve motor function outcomes in infants and children with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the company said.
This report provides comprehensive information on the therapeutic development for Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), complete with comparative analysis at various stages, therapeutics assessment by drug target, mechanism of action (MoA), route of administration (RoA) and molecule type, along with latest updates, and featured news and press releases.
Juvenile Asymmetric Segmental spino-muscular Atrophy (JASSMA) of Distal Upper Extremity also called: Juvenile muscular atrophy of distal upper extremity (Hirayama disease) is a cervical myelopathy.
The therapy is intended to treat type 1 Spinal Muscular Atrophy, an autosomal-recessive genetic disorder.
The study extends the Cedars-Sinai's Regenerative Medicine Institute's work to employ pluripotent stem cells to find a pharmaceutical treatment for spinal muscular atrophy or SMA, a genetic neuromuscular disease characterized by muscle atrophy and weakness.
The treatment resulted in longer survival in mice affected by a muscle variant of spinal muscular atrophy.
Bradley Foster is thought to be the only child in the world to have both Down's syndrome and spinal muscular atrophy, which causes weakness and wasting of muscles.
The Jennifer Trust, which runs a support service for parents of children diagnosed with Spinal Muscular Atrophy, won the prestigious title of Best Health Project in association with FemaleFirst.
Muscular atrophy can occur with aging, inadequate food intake such as in anorexia nervosa, or disuse (in those who are bedridden or who must keep a limb immobile)/