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  1. photo As ALS ice bucket challenge sweeps the nation, a closer look at what ALS is and the foods that can helpAs ALS ice bucket challenge sweeps the nation, a closer look at what ALS is and the foods that can helpNews
    -Marie Wills, an MDA (Muscular Dystrophy Association) grantee and researcher with the MDA/ALS Clinic at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, "People with ALS tend to lose weight at a dramatic rateRead more
  2. photo UK government uses deceptive language in new bill to legalize genetically engineered 'designer' babiesUK government uses deceptive language in new bill to legalize genetically engineered 'designer' babiesNews
    risks of having children with severe disabilities like muscular dystrophy will be offered the chance to use donor DNA from a "second mother," in an effort to fix any potential genetic defects.AccordingRead more
  3. photo While insisting marijuana has no medicinal value whatsoever, government approves new drug derived from cannabis to treat multiple health conditionsWhile insisting marijuana has no medicinal value whatsoever, government approves new drug derived from cannabis to treat multiple health conditionsNews
    Pharmaceuticals and other drug companies are expected to treat autism, muscular dystrophy, glioma, ovarian and pancreatic cancer and schizophrenia, as well as epileptics. Orders for this product are expectedRead more
  4. photo Angelina Jolie, corporate patents on genes, and the U.S. Supreme CourtAngelina Jolie, corporate patents on genes, and the U.S. Supreme CourtNews
    . Patent Office has issued patents on thousands of human genes, including genes associated with colon cancer, Alzheimer's disease, muscular dystrophy, and many other devastating diseases. The status quoRead more
  5. photo Sanity prevails: US Supreme Court rules that human genes are not eligible for patent protectionSanity prevails: US Supreme Court rules that human genes are not eligible for patent protectionNews
    this to victory."Over the last 30 years, the U.S. Patent Office has issued patents on thousands of human genes, including genes associated with colon cancer, Alzheimer's disease, muscular dystrophy, and many otherRead more
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    : "Magnesium is literally saving my life! After several visits to neurologists and EMG testing over my entire body the diagnoses was leaning towards muscular dystrophy OR early Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALSRead more
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    retardation, hyperactivity, dyslexia, etc.) Immune deficiency (i.e. AIDS, Epstein Barre Syndrome, etc.) Degenerative disease (i.e. muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, arthritis, cancer, leukemia, lupusRead more
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Muscular dystrophy

Disease

Muscular dystrophy (MD) is a group of muscle diseases that weaken the musculoskeletal system and hamper locomotion. Muscular dystrophies are characterized by progressive skeletal muscle weakness, defects in muscle proteins, and the death of muscle cells and tissue.In the 1860s, descriptions of boys who grew progressively weaker, lost the ability to walk, and died at an early age became more...More