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Stories with subject: Muscular dystrophy
  • Muscular dystrophy drug falls short at high-stakes meeting 
    Updated: Apr-25-16 8:35 pm

    WASHINGTON - Federal health advisers voted against an experimental treatment for muscular dystrophy on Monday, the latest in a series of setbacks for the Sarepta Therapeutics' drug, which has become a rallying point for patients and families affected by the deadly disease.

  • Therapists, researchers in Lincoln make swallowing easier 
    Updated: Apr-17-16 11:33 am

    LINCOLN, Nebraska - For the past 44 years, Terry Scott has been, as he described it, "one of them nasty ol' truck drivers." The Gretna resident did runs out to Cheyenne and back three times a week up until Valentine's Day this year. He was on mandated rest in Cheyenne that night when the phone rang.