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Mexiletine for Myotonia: A New Use for an Old Heart Drug?

A generic cardiovascular drug called mexiletine, initially developed to treat heart rhythm abnormalities, appears to hold some potential for treating muscle stiffness and other symptoms of non-dystrophic myotonias (NDMs),

Antisense Oligonucleotides Make Sense in Myotonic Dystrophy

Antisense oligonucleotides – short segments of genetic material designed to target specific areas of a gene

Scientists Create Potent Molecules Aimed at Treating Myotonic Dystrophy

The new approach could have implications for many genetic diseases.

MDF Awards $400,000 for Research into Treatments for Myotonic Dystrophy

ROSEVILLE, CA (January 25, 2012): The Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation (MDF) is pleased to announce its largest-ever round of Fund-A-Fellow postdoctoral fellowship research grant awards.


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