Advances in Steinert disease

Steinert disease or myotonic dystrophy type 1 is a rare disease of genetic origin. It affects the muscles, which become weak (dystrophy) and difficult to relax after contraction (myotonia). It also affects other organs (heart and respiratory systems, digestive system, hormone secretions and nervous system): it is a so-called multi- system disease.

This document presents news from the past year about research into myotonic dystrophy type 1: international symposia, ongoing clinical trials or studies, scientific and medical publications…


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