Category: Muscular Dystrophy

Powered Orthotic with Shoulder Assist Leads the Pack of New Products from Abilitech Medical

Abilitech Medical launches the Abilitech Assist, an assistive technology aid designed to help people with minimal strength resulting from neuromuscular disorders facilitate independent control of their arms by supporting and assisting both their shoulder and elbow.

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Grant Funds Next Step in Study to Assess Duchenne Progression Via Biomarkers

Duchenne UK, the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) and Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD) announce a joint grant of $686,500 to Dr William Evans (principal investigators) at the University of California, Berkeley to use a novel method to measure changes in total muscle mass in Duchenne muscular dystrophy patients through biomarkers in urine samples.

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The MDA Kevin Hart Kids Telethon Adds to Lineup

The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) has added Garcelle Beauvais, Aloe Blacc, Bryan Cranston, Adam Devine, Fat Joe, Liz Gillies, Aldis Hodge, Edwin Hodge, DJ Khaled, Daniel Levy, Loni Love, Leslie Mann, Robin Thicke, Gabrielle Union Wade and John David Washington to the lineup for The MDA Kevin Hart Kids Telethon, it announces.

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