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The venom of the Chilean rose tarantula has a protein that holds promise for keeping muscular dystrophy at bay, scientists say.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 10, 2012, 12:47
Gene therapy using adeno-associated virus to deliver genes to cells has been taken up as an option for some patients with muscular dystrophy.
Last Updated: Saturday, May 12, 2012, 12:02
Scientists have identified a genetic mutation which they claim causes a rare form of spinal muscular atrophy.
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Women are more likely to suffer from arthritis, mental disorders and muscular problems.
Last Updated: Monday, July 25, 2011, 00:00
A "molecular scalpel" has shown promising results in patients suffering from Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
Last Updated: Sunday, May 08, 2011, 00:00
A new study has found that acute exercise can worsen muscular pain but long-term exercise reduces it.
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Ringo, a golden retriever, suffers from muscular dystrophy but appears to be immune to its debilitating effects – causing scientists to believe that he may be the key to treating the illness.