NASDAQ: XLRN) has released positive preliminary results for the first two cohorts in Part 1 of the Phase 2 clinical trial with ACE-083 in patients with facioscapulohumeral
dystrophy, a rare genetic muscle disorder that results in progressive focal muscle loss and weakness, the company said.
16 Padberg GW: Facioscapulohumeral
muscular dystrophy: a clinician's experience.
Key words: Facioscapulohumeral
dystrophy, granulocyte colony-stimulating factor, muscle strength
dystrophy is an inheritable muscle disease affecting approximately one in 8,000 people.
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There are a large number of myopathies where the cause can be ascertained like hereditary myopathies (Duchenne muscular dystrophy, Becker muscular dystrophy, Facioscapulohumeral
muscular dystrophy, etc), congenital myopathies like central core myopathy, nemaline myopathy, and myopathy due to disorders of muscle energy metabolism (like disorders due to glycogen storage causing progressive weakness).
Karen Bayliss, 55, from Birmingham has facioscapulohumeral
muscular dystrophy (FSH), a condition that causes weakening of the facial, shoulder blade and upper arm muscles, leading to increasing disability.
The findings represent the latest in the team's series of groundbreaking discoveries begun in 2010 regarding the genetic causes of facioscapulohumeral
muscular dystrophy, or FSHD.
muscular dystrophy (FSHD) is an autosomal dominant inherited neuromuscular disorder with a reported incidence of one in 20,0001 Severity and progression of the disease varies from case to case and also in between families.
Henry Langen, 59, from Narberth has Facioscapulohumeral
muscular dystrophy (FSH) which he discovered he had in his late 20s and faced a lack of advice and support.
Thus limited studies assessing exercise training in muscular dystrophies showed that low-intensity AT improved peak exercise capacity with no signs of muscle damage in facioscapulohumeral
dystrophy (FSHD), Becker's and myotonic dystrophy, moderate intensity ST is reported to have no negative effects, however improvements in muscle strength or size are limited or non-existent.