Nighttime respiratory problems may be more common in people with Friedreich's ataxia than in the general population, necessitating the need for regular screening
posted on June 4, 2013 - 11:49am
Results from a study conducted in Australia show that a nighttime respiratory problem called obstructive sleep apnea occurs more frequently in people with Friedreich's ataxia (FA) than in the general population.
Two companies will jointly develop a drug for type 1 myotonic dystrophy; UK survey responders say modafinil's benefits for MMD1-related sleepiness outweigh side effects
posted on July 11, 2012 - 6:00am
Type 1 myotonic dystrophy (MMD1, or DM1) and type 2 myotonic dystrophy (MMD2, or DM2) are complex, multisystem disorders caused by similar genetic flaws on chromosome 19 (MMD1) and chromosome 3 (MMD2). Treatments that target the underlying molecular causes of MMD1 and MMD2 are in development.