ascorbic acid

News briefs about research in Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, hereditary inclusion-body myositis, limb-girdle muscular dystrophy, myotubular/centronuclear myopathies and Pompe disease

posted on March 31, 2011 - 10:20am
Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

Jury still out on vitamin C for treating CMT1A symptoms

posted on July 29, 2009 - 11:48am
A recent trial has shown inconclusive results from various doses of vitamin C (ascorbic acid) in patients with the peripheral nerve disease type 1A Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT1A), and the jury remains out on this form of treatment, says Michael Shy, an MDA grantee at Wayne State University in Detroit.