early diagnosis

Parents of children born in the United States (with or without muscle disease) are encouraged to take a survey about their experiences with newborn screening

posted on August 2, 2012 - 2:07pm
MDA is conducting a survey designed to assess the experiences of parents in the United States whose babies underwent newborn screening at the time of birth, with an eye toward the future possibility of newborn screening tests being recommended for certain neuromuscular diseases in which therapy development is advancing rapidly.
posted on January 1, 2006 - 2:54pm
QUEST Vol. 13, No. 1
Featured in this article:  Early diagnosis improves cardiac outlook in DMD, BMD * Heart damage and dystrophin mutation * Frataxin in Friedreich's * Progress in MD gene therapy * Split gene strategy * Toxic RNA destroyed in myotonic MD * LGMD gene saves hamster hearts * Three new MD centers named * Rando receives NIH Pioneer Award * MDA supports easing biotech restrictions