Novel drug shows hope for infants with muscle disease
A new experimental drug may have the potential to improve the quality of life for infants suffering from a rare, lethal neuromuscular disorder, US researchers have found.

Spinal muscular atrophy is a genetic disease that affects around one in every 11,000 births.

It affects the nerve cells in the spinal cord that connect to the muscles, causing them to waste away resulting in progressive muscle weakness and difficulty in breathing and eating....

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