MDA grant will support a study of prednisone in 25 boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy who are less than 2½ years old

posted on August 20, 2013 - 5:00am
Pediatric neurologist Anne Connolly has received an MDA grant to study the effects of prednisone on Duchenne muscular dystrophy in very young children. MDA has awarded a grant to Anne Connolly, a pediatric neurologist at Washington University in St.
posted on March 1, 2005 - 10:55am
In this article: research news about prednisone in Duchenne MD; tests for Duchenne and Becker MDs; and the latest progress in research for spinal muscular atrophy
posted on July 1, 2004 - 4:26pm
Vitamin C aids CMT1A mice High doses of ascorbic acid (vitamin C) can improve or stabilize motor function in mice with a particular form of Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) disease, say researchers in France, who published their results in the April issue of Nature Medicine.

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