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High-Calorie Diet May Help in ALS

A study supported in part by MDA has found that a high-calorie, high-carbohydrate diet is safe and well-tolerated in late-stage amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), that it leads to moderate weight gain, and that it may slow disease progression.

SMA: Interim Results Look Promising for SMN-Raising Drug

Interim results of a phase 2 clinical trial to test multiple doses of the experimental drug ISIS-SMNRx in infants with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) suggest that the drug is well-tolerated and may prolong ventilator-free survival.

MDA Chief Executive Implores Congress To Reauthorize MD-CARE Act

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25, 2014 — At a Congressional hearing today in Washington, the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s (MDA) chief executive briefed legislators on the enormous impact of the MD-CARE Act passed in 2001 and implored lawmakers to reauthorize this crucial legislation on behalf of the 100,000 Americans with muscular dystrophies.

Buy a Shamrock Today, Help Fight Back Against Muscle Disease

FSHD 'Xenograft' Mouse Model Developed

CMD, LGMD: Trial of Breathing Treatment Now Open

Help MDA Fight Back Against Muscle Disease; Sign Up for an MDA Muscle Walk Event Near You

New ALS Mouse Model Has Human FUS Mutation

Lowe's Teams with Customers to Support MDA Shamrocks Program

Video: History of the MDA National Goodwill Ambassador Program

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