posted on July 1, 2009 - 2:12pm
A variety of studies concerning myasthenia gravis (MG), a disease in which the immune system mistakenly attacks specialized parts of the junction between nerve and muscle cells, were presented at the 61st annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology, held in Seattle April 25-May 2, 2009.

New findings about prednisone’s usage in DMD and MG featured at 2009 American Academy of Neurology meeting in Seattle

posted on May 18, 2009 - 6:10pm
Some interesting findings about prednisone’s effect on behavior in DMD, and on drugs that may alter its usage in myasthenia gravis, were part of the 61st annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), held recently in Seattle. DMD STUDY Daily prednisone led to better behavior than weekly, high-dose prednisone
posted on November 1, 2008 - 7:07am
QUEST Vol. 15, No. 6
This story includes items about: Becker, Duchenne and limb-girdle muscular dystrophies; myasthenia gravis; carnitine palmityl transferase 2 deficiency; inclusion-body myopathy
posted on April 1, 2007 - 10:16am
QUEST Vol. 14, No. 4
Canadian team will pursue cell transplants in men with DMD, BMD
posted on July 1, 2006 - 2:45pm
QUEST Vol. 13, No. 4
Closer look questions risks of medications for people with CMT Worsening of Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) disease as a result of medication use may not be as worrisome as popular belief has portrayed it, say investigators who recently culled data from medical literature and from 209 people in the CMT North American Database, an MDA-funded registry.

New treatments bring relief in inflammatory muscle disease, but patience is required

posted on January 1, 2004 - 10:52am
Giovanna Albers, 38, has recovered from her polymyositis and no longer takes medication for it. Her weight is back to normal, and she "lives and breathes" in the water. Photo by Tim Parker
posted on July 1, 2003 - 4:30pm
In this issue: A protein called dysferlin may hold the answer to repairing muscle in MD ** Cardiac problems seen in Becker and Duchenne MD after childhood ** Fukuyama MD is found in a child not of Japanese descent ** and more...