September is Muscular Dystrophy Awareness month. Muscular dystrophy is a rare muscle wasting disease. The genes which keep the muscles healthy are affected. Some of the types impacts more males than females. Here are some of the facts and symptoms of #MuscularDystrophy Awareness. #MDA
Meet the wheelchair-bound star of Diesel's new campaign
Diesel has featured Jillian Mercado, who is affected by Muscular Dystrophy, in its new campaign. Read about her selection to participate in the campaign and her words to others with disabilities. Inclusion in advertising has taken some big strides!
(Only weigh 110Lbs. 10 years of consistent active sports' while growing up, last time I did any was 13 years ago. I definately Don't have muscular dystrophy, which would be caused from a protein deficiency. Been Vegan since '09)
Roche, along with partners PTC Therapeutics and the SMA Foundation in the US, recently provided an update on the development of RG7800 and announced a new clinical trial planned for RG7916. The study will take place in The Netherlands. RG7916 is another SMN2 splicing modifier. Please click here for more information on the mechanism of action. This...