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Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) often referred to as Lou Gehrig's Disease. "Every 90 minutes, someone is diagnosed with ALS and every 90 minutes someone dies from ALS. It has been over 140 years since the disease was first diagnosed and we still have no cure, no viable treatment, and no known cause." ALS is 100% fatal.

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Muscular dystrophy (MD) is the outcome of problems in genetic composition of the employee. This ailment avoids the body from structure and maintaining healthy muscular tissue cells. Muscular dystrophy is a genetic disease that induces different muscles to deteriorate and worsen with time. There are several various kinds of MD which can affect various muscular tissues and have various results.

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from nytimes.com

Gene Editing Offers Hope for Treating Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, Studies Find

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from Muscular Dystrophy News

Deflazcor as a Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Therapy Reported to Be Superior to Prednisone in Clinical Study

Read about a presentation reporting clinical trial results finding Deflazacort (DFZ) more effective than prednisone in Duchenne MD patients.

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MEDICAL MARIJUANA (MMJ) for Muscular Dystrophy? Scientific studies, research & results of using Medical Marijuana (MMJ) on Muscular Dystrophy (and other "incurable" diseases). New studies added ALL THE TIME!

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from Muscular Dystrophy News

Idebenone Appears Promising as Treatment for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

<span class="entry-title">Idebenone Appears Promising as Treatment for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy</span><span class="entry-subtitle">Researchers found drug reduced loss of respiratory function in 8- to 18-year-old DMD patients</span>

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from musculardystrophynews.com

Muscular Dystrophy Association awards Dr Liza Pon with Research Grant for the study of CHKB Congenital Muscular Disease

Read about Muscular Dystrophy Association Research Grant to Dr Liza Pon for the study of CHKB Congenital Muscular Disease