Neuromuscular DiseaseInfo Center
Approved: First Rx for Spinal Muscular Atrophy
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first drug to treat spinal muscular atrophy (SMA).
What You Should Know About Opioids
Deadly opioid overdoses are still on the rise in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Here's what you should know.
How Walking Might Help Those on Dialysis
A home-based walking program could benefit patients on dialysis both physically and mentally, a new study found.
MS Rx Might Reverse Some Disability
A multiple sclerosis (MS) medication appeared to reduce some physical disability caused by the disease, according to a new study.
How Memory Might Mask Early Alzheimer's
Women often have stronger verbal memory skills than men — and that could be a bad thing when it comes to detecting Alzheimer's early, a new study found.
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Rx Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved the first medication to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD).
This Injection May Reduce Fracture Risk
A new injection reduced the risk of new fractures in women with osteoporosis who have gone through menopause, according to a new study.
There's a New Inflammatory Disease on the Block
Researchers have discovered a new inflammatory disease.
Diet, Exercise and Alzheimer's Risk
Buildups of protein in the brain associated with Alzheimer's disease may be less likely to occur in people who maintain a healthy overall lifestyle, a new study found.
MS: The Benefit of Early Treatment
Beginning to take medication to treat multiple sclerosis (MS) at the early signs might slow the disease's progression, a new study found.