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Potential Breakthrough in the Treatment of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

May 21, 2018

At the American Academy of Neurology 70th Annual meeting in Los Angeles on April 25, it was reported that the drug edasalonexent showed a remarkably favorable impact on the progression of Duchenne muscular dystrophy in 4- to 7-year-old boys (“MoveDMD trial”). This study made use of MRI methods... Read More

The POST Magazine

Time Machine

April 2018

ECMO gives medical teams a fighting chance to save lives.

Health In A Heartbeat

Survival rates lower for cardiac arrests in hospitals on nights, weekends

Apr 30, 2018

Your chances of surviving a cardiac arrest while in a hospital are worse at night and on weekends, and experts are baffled as to why. While some progress has been seen in recent years, there still is a significant gap between the off-hours to on-hours rate of survival to discharge. Investigators...

Animal Airwaves

AA Live: “Getting into Veterinary School”

Apr 20, 2018

If you or anyone in your family are considering a career in veterinary medicine, there’s a lot that you should know. The path to acceptance requires a lot of hard work, but a career in veterinary medicine can be very rewarding. On this show, Dr. Juan Samper, associate dean of academic and student...