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Researchers at the University of Minnesota Medical School have discovered the gene responsible for a type of ataxia, an incurable degenerative brain disease affecting movement and coordination. Th ...


Researchers at Johns Hopkins have shown that Losartan ( Cozaar, Lortaan ), a drug commonly used to lower blood pressure, reverses muscle wasting in genetically engineered mice with Marfan syndrome and ...


Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine report how the gene for utrophin, which codes for a protein very similar to dystrophin, the defective protein in Duchenne muscular dyst ...


Duchenne muscular dystrophy is caused by dystrophin deficiency and muscle deterioration and preferentially affects boys. Antisense-oligonucleotide-induced exon skipping allows synthesis of partially f ...