Science Translational Medicine

An MDA-supported study shows that tadalafil, used to treat erectile dysfunction and pulmonary hypertension, enhances blood flow to exercising forearm muscles in Becker MD

posted on November 28, 2012 - 12:00pm
Update (Sept. 5, 2013): This news item was updated to reflect that none of the trials listed is currently open to new participants.

Mice with an OPMD-like disease treated with cystamine showed improved strength and muscle function and fewer cellular abnormalities

posted on June 9, 2010 - 12:43pm
Scientists in the United Kingdom have found that mice carrying a genetic mutation that causes oculpharyngeal muscular dystrophy (OPMD) in humans and showing a disease resembling human OPMD benefited from treatment with a chemical called cystamine, provided in their drinking water. About the new findings David Rubinsztein and colleagues at the University of Cambridge announced their findings June...