Tag Archives: Duchenne muscular dystrophy

What is Duchenne muscular dystrophy?

According to the Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center at the National Institutes of Health, Duchene muscular dystrophy (DMD) is a “progressive form of muscular dystrophy that occurs primarily in males, though in rare cases may affect females. DMD causes … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, January 25 to Friday, January 29

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Aging and Health: Seniors need to take extra care in the cold (HealthDay News) Seniors are especially vulnerable to hypothermia during cold weather because their body’s response to the cold can be affected … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, April 21 – Friday, April 25

Policy: UN: People with disabilities free to make own decisions (Disability Scoop) The United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities has issued new guidelines urging countries to recognize the importance of supported decision-making for people with disabilities. … Continue reading

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