cardiac disease in MD

posted on July 1, 2008 - 10:50am
This article contains items about: Duchenne muscular dystrophy, Becker muscular dystrophy, Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome, myasthenia gravis, Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease 1A, spinal muscular atrophy type 1, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)

Let the beat go on

posted on March 1, 2006 - 4:26pm
QUEST Vol. 13, No. 2
On Nov. 1, there appeared in Circulation, the journal of the American Heart Association, a somewhat unusual article. Unlike most reports in Circulation, which address common cardiovascular problems like heart attacks, strokes and cholesterol control, it focused on treating cardiac disease associated with Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy. It’s been estimated that 95 percent of boys with DMD...
posted on May 1, 2005 - 9:46am
Jason Adamo’s life isn’t markedly different from that of any other teenager. The 17-year-old high school junior has a part-time job as a cook at a restaurant near his home in Port Charlotte, Fla., and enjoys flying radio-controlled model helicopters in his spare time. But had it not been for the alertness and persistence of his mother, Katherine, an intensive care nurse, things could have taken a...