‘Lonely’ disabled boy ‘unable to play with school friends’ after NHS refuses him powered wheelchair because “social interaction” isn’t medical requirement

September 8, 2017 admin 0

A four-year-old boy with a rare killer disease is unable to “run around” with his friends after the NHS refused to fund a new powered […]

Swiss Scientists Have Designed New Proteins to Treat Muscular Dystrophy

July 5, 2017 admin 0

Researchers at the University of Basel have designed two proteins that can reverse congenital muscular dystrophy and increase the lifespan of mice.  Congenital muscular dystrophy (CMD) […]

Simultaneously Inhibiting Three Proteins Can Increase Muscle Mass in Mice with Muscular Dystrophy, Study Shows

June 21, 2017 admin 0

Simultaneously inhibiting three proteins can increase muscle mass, a finding that could help those with diseases such as muscular dystrophy and cancer that cause muscle deterioration, […]

4 Things to Know About Using Medicinal Marijuana

June 13, 2017 admin 0

Using cannabis or marijuana for medicinal purposes is a hot topic right now among patients and health practitioners. It’s regularly touted as a pain reliever for […]

CAP-1002 Positive Results Support New Clinical Trial

May 21, 2017 admin 0

Positive results from the HOPE-Duchenne clinical trial support further clinical development of Capricor Therapeutics’ therapy candidate CAP-1002 for treatment of cardiac anomalies caused by Duchenne […]

Teenager left stranded on platform after railway bungle

May 11, 2017 admin 0

The teenager, with Duchenne muscular dystrophy, could see the pub from the platform but was forced to wait an hour for a train to another […]