Duchenne muscular dystrophy
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Many couples will make life's most exciting resolution this year -- the decision to start a family. While the choice to become a parent can be filled with excitement and exhilaration, some individuals face apprehension and anxiety -- knowing that they could pass along genetic diseases to their children. This is where the gift of genetic testing comes in.
Muscle weakness can begin to happen when a child is as young as 3, and those with the condition usually didn’t survive beyond
On March 27, the very day we reached 100,000 signatures, another petition on the White House's We the People website also hit the mark. Sponsored by Budweiser and promoted through a professional ad campaign, "Declare Major League Baseball Opening Day a National Holiday" has already been graced with an official White House reply.
"He deserves a few days to just be a kid," mom Betty Vertin said. Max Vertin, now known as "Iron Max," was given a chance
Ryan Dunne, 9, has Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), a genetic disorder that will rob him of his mobility before eventually
By dancing for 30 hours straight, I played a role in helping Team Joseph, a foundation that helps families battling Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, the most common degenerative genetic muscle disease affecting children.
My advisors tell me to keep working the system, to keep the door cracked open by giving FDA officials opportunities to "save face" and encourage a new drug application for eteplirsen. But I cannot allow any more time to go by.
A Race Against the Clock: Parents, Researchers Lobby for Accelerated Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Research
On Friday, March 7, more than 1,000 Northwestern students will gather in a large white tent behind the university's student center. Kicking off at 7 p.m., the students will dance for 30 hours straight into the early hours of Sunday morning just days before final exams.
The Los Angeles area lays claim to a lot of impressive folks, from Oscar-winning actors to renowned writers. Now, there's