Genetics

Potential treatment for most common form of muscular dystrophy

A doctor who was one of the discoverers of the gene responsible for myotonic muscular dystrophy has now identified a drug that could slow the progression of muscle damage and muscle dysfunction associated with the disease ...

Medical research

Muscle weakness studies suggest possible therapeutic strategies

A recently published study by a University of Colorado School of Medicine researcher and her colleagues suggests potential therapies for central core disease, a condition that can delay development of motor skills such as ...

Cardiology

Oxygen may not help heart attack victims

(HealthDay)—Strapping an oxygen mask to someone suffering a heart attack might make their heart attack worse, new research suggests.

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