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Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) is often referred to by a number of terms, including. ”genetic may die, resulting in muscle weakness and atrophy ( shrinkage).
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Diagnosis and Treatment of Multiple System Atrophy: an Update
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Multiple system atrophy: cellular and molecular pathology
Multiple system atrophy: cellular and molecular pathology. D J Burn, E Jaros. Abstract.

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Golf tournament to benefit Spinal Muscular Atrophy organization
By Samuel Blume The fifth annual Steven's Swing for a Cure SMA Golf Classic is slated for Sept. 23 at Jonathan's Landing Golf Club, 1309 Ponderosa Drive in Magnolia. The fundraiser is to fund research of the genetic disease Spinal Muscular Atrophy.
Held rapt by the raptors
Thomas Bosakowski, who has been diagnosed with a degenerative disease called Multi-System Atrophy, or “Parkinson's Plus,” co-wrote a book titled “Raptors of the Northeast.” Mount Wachusett is prominently mentioned in the book as a raptor habitat.
SMA Kid's Cut-A-Thon
Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) is the #1 genetic killer of children under the age of two, with one in 6000 babies born each year afflicted. One in 40 people are carriers of the SMA gene and SMA can strike anyone of any age or ethnicity.
From skin cells to motor neurons
to be effective,” said Kevin Eggan, leader of the Harvard team of stem cell researchers that has succeeded in reprogramming adult mouse skin cells directly into the type of motor neurons damaged in Lou Gehrig's disease and spinal muscular atrophy.
Parents Fight for Spinal Muscular Atrophy Cure, Testing
Spinal muscular atrophy causes the muscle to slowly waste away. 22-month-old Emerson Chambers has SMA and her parents are fighting for her life by fundraising for a cure.

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Atrophy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Atrophy is the partial or complete wasting away of a part of the body.
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Muscle atrophy: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia
Disuse atrophy occurs from a lack of physical exercise. In most people, muscle atrophy is caused by not using the muscles enough.
Vaginal atrophy -
Vaginal atrophy — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms and treatment of this common postmenopausal condition.

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