Muscular Dystrophy

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Name: Muscular Dystrophy
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 3 reports

St. Cloud firefighters heft footwear for muscular dystrophy

Firefighter Marcus Luniewski collects donations for the Muscular Dystrophy Association as part of the Fill the Boot campaign Wednesday in St. Cloud. (Photo: Dave Schwarz, dschwarz@stcloudtimes.com)Waiting at the bottom of a firefighter's locker is a pair ... [Published St. Cloud Times - 4 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Family loses everything in house fire, seeks help

News By CHARLES WHISENANTWednesday, September 17, 2014 7:46 AM CDTThe Arab TribuneThe family of Kathy Lopresti and Sara Fain lost everything but the clothes on their back last Tuesday when the home they were renting in Hulaco burned. Luckily, no one was ... [Published Arab Tribune - 4 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Community remodels home for Powhatan boy with muscular dystrophy

POWHATAN, VA (WWBT) -An 11-year-old boy in Powhatan with muscular dystrophy is getting the chance to move freely throughout his home, for the first time. Westley Groseclose's house is getting remodeled, thanks to an outpouring of donations from his community. ... [Published NBC12 Online - 5 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Learn safety tips for those with short-, long-term disabilities

Everyone can become momentarily disabled in a fire from blinding smoke and poisonous gas, but those with physical and/or cognitive disabilities face an even greater danger.Long-term conditions such as paralysis, multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy and ... [Published This Week Dublin - 8 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Researchers Discover Gene Targets In Emery-Dreifuss Muscular Dystrophy

By C. Rajan , contributing writerAn international team of researchers has just discovered new genetic targets responsible for an incurable muscle-wasting disease, Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy (EDMD).Led by investigators at the University of Leicester, ... [Published Bioresearch Online - 8 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Are brighter days ahead for patient advocates in Washington?

After a decade of dim times shaped by tight budgets, a breakdown in the annual appropriations process and limits on disease and condition-specific legislation, a spate of recent legislative activity indicates a new day may be dawning, particularly for ... [Published The Hill - 8 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy Names Seattle Children's Hospital Certified Duchenne Care Center

Fourth Clinic to Receive Certification from Leading Duchenne OrganizationHACKENSACK, N.J., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seattle Children's Hospital was named a Certified Duchenne Care Center by Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD), the ... [Published Scottrade - 9 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Letters to the Editor - September 17, 2014

Letter of the weekOil pipelineI have been following the discussion between my father (Dale Lueck,) Representative Radinovich and others over how best to transport crude oil. My dad never says much about his Navy days but has good reason to insist on moving ... [Published Mille Lacs Messenger - 13 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Inspirational woman to relaunch charity after 10 years

:00 0 commentsA CHARITY will officially relaunch next month after 10 years.Share this imageInspirational Farnham Common resident Asa Marshal, 25, has brought her charity ASA (Achieving Strong Aims) back to life.The cerebral palsy sufferer set it up when ... [Published Local Berkshire - 15 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

MDA Lock-Up raises over $51K

More than 200 business professionals and civic leaders were put behind bars last week and left there to raise a little bail money, all part of the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s annual MDA Lock-Up. When the last prisoner, dubbed to be guilty of having ... [Published Sampson Independent - 15 hours ago]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Pancakes work for the good

Campbell River auxiliary firefighters thank Quality Foods for providing $3,675 to support people living with muscular dystrophy through the donation of all the food and drinks provided for the Canada Day Pancake Breakfast. Browse the print edition page ... [Published Campbell River Mirror - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

First Identification of a Triple Corneal Dystrophy Association: Keratoconus, Epithelial Basement Membrane Corneal Dystrophy and Fuchs' Endothelial Corneal Dystrophy

Purpose: To report the observation of a triple corneal dystrophy association consisting of keratoconus (KC), epithelial basement membrane corneal dystrophy (EBMCD) and Fuchs' endothelial corneal dystrophy (FECD). Methods: A 55-year-old male patient was ... [Published Sexual Development - Sep 16 2014]

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"It feels good to go out and try to make a difference" said St. Cloud firefighter Marcus Luniewski
"We also have a different kind of raffle where people can choose what prize they specifically want - we even have a naughty prize for the adults too" Zia said
"Disability Rights New York is a group of people who have resources. They know people with grants, and can offer help, but the city just keeps crying poor" says Sullivan
"One of the things about doing a documentary is that it takes a long time to complete," she said. "We had so many interviews with different studios and stars whose schedules can be all over the place. It's the kind of thing where you have to wait to get the interview and chase someone down to get it done."

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St. Cloud firefighters heft footwear for muscul... [Published St. Cloud Times - 4 hours ago]
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Invasion of the GIANT spiders: Suddenly, says H... [Published Mail Online UK - 4 hours ago]
Community remodels home for Powhatan boy with m... [Published NBC12 Online - 5 hours ago]
Fetal Stem Cells and Muscle Regeneration [Published Fight Aging! - 5 hours ago]
How Alibaba's transformed swathes of rural China [Published Yahoo! Finance - 5 hours ago]
Bullying Children with Special Needs, A special... [Published WGNT - 6 hours ago]
Legislators Seek Explanation for CMS Policy Cha... [Published Rehab Manegement - 7 hours ago]
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Mechanicville responds to disabled woman’s conc... [Published Times Union - 7 hours ago]
Learn safety tips for those with short-, long-t... [Published This Week Dublin - 8 hours ago]
Vault beauties help bowl up bucket-list bonanza [Published Toowoomba Chronicle - 8 hours ago]
Patent Application Titled "Dcx Mini-Promoters" ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - 8 hours ago]
Akashi Acquires Global Rights To Tarantula Veno... [Published Bioresearch Online - 8 hours ago]
Researchers Discover Gene Targets In Emery-Drei... [Published Bioresearch Online - 8 hours ago]
Are brighter days ahead for patient advocates i... [Published The Hill - 8 hours ago]
Prosensa announces commencement of re-dosing of... [Published The CW44 Tampa Bay - 9 hours ago]
Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy Names Seattle... [Published Scottrade - 9 hours ago]
Letters to the Editor - September 17, 2014 [Published Mille Lacs Messenger - 13 hours ago]
Disabled three-year-old set to sit with friends... [Published East London & West Essex Guardian Series - 13 hours ago]
How People With Disabilities Can Overcome Money... [Published US News & World Report - 14 hours ago]
Inspirational woman to relaunch charity after 1... [Published Local Berkshire - 15 hours ago]
MDA Lock-Up raises over $51K [Published Sampson Independent - 15 hours ago]
PTC Therapeutics Expands Global Presence in Sup... [Published Indianapolis Business Journal - 16 hours ago]
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Fetal Stem Cells and Muscle Regeneration [Published Fight Aging! - 5 hours ago]
The types of stem cell that can be extracted from accessible fetal tissues such as the umbilical cord and amniotic fluid are somewhat different to both adult stem cells and embryonic stem cells . Ultimately all of these various sources will go ...
Limb-girdle Pain and twitching? [Published HealthBoards - Sep 14 2014]
I was diagnosed at 7 years old with muscular dystrophy limb girdle. I didn't have many symptoms except if I played my favorite sport soccer when I kicked the ball I would have drop foot in my right foot where I couldn't lift it and lost all feeling in ...
Navy Strikes Gold at the Invictus Games [Published militaryfeed.com - Sep 13 2014]
LONDON (NNS) — An aviation boatswain’s mate won the U.S. team’s first gold medal during track and field competitions Sept. 11 at the Invictus Games in London. After placing well in the qualifying round, Aviation Boatswain’s Mate 3rd Class Donald Jackson ...
Continuing the legacy: Assistive technologies a... [Published MIT News feed - Sep 10 2014]
The late professor Seth Teller created 6.811 (Principles and Practices in Assistive Technologies, or PPAT) in the fall of 2011. Through his extensive experience developing assistive technologies (AT) at MIT, his compassion for making technology available ...
PPMD Welcomes Annie Kennedy as Senior Vice Pres... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - Sep 09 2014]
HACKENSACK, N.J., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pat Furlong, Founding President and CEO of Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD), the leading advocacy organization working to end Duchenne muscular dystrophy (Duchenne), announced today ...
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PPMD and NHLBI Co-Sponsor Working Group Meeting... [Published Financial Services - Jul 09 2014]
Prosensa Awarded $200,000 Research Grant from PPMD [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Jun 27 2014]
First-Ever Patient-Initiated "Guidance for Indu... [Published Financial Services - Jun 25 2014]
Prosensa Announces Regulatory Path Forward for ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Jun 03 2014]
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