Becker Muscular Dystrophy

ACE Inhibitors May Help Slow Myocardial Fibrosis In Muscular Dystrophy

ACE Inhibitors May Help Slow Myocardial Fibrosis In Muscular Dystrophy

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Patients who received ACE inhibitors showed a slower progression of myocardial fibrosis and fewer cardiovascular events.

Screening for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy May Produce False Negatives

Screening for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy May Produce False Negatives

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Researchers recommend that follow-up protocols be developed for those with elevated CK but negative DMD gene testing.

Duchenne, Becker Muscular Dystrophy Affects 1 in 5,000 Boys in U.S.

Duchenne, Becker Muscular Dystrophy Affects 1 in 5,000 Boys in U.S.

The conditions are similar, but differ in rate of progression and age of onset.

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