News related to Mytelase (Ambenonium) and/or conditions it is approved for
Discovery of most common cause of muscle-weakening disease myasthenia gravis
Source: Muscular Dystrophy / ALS News From Medical News Today [2013.11.13]
An antibody to a protein critical to enabling the brain to talk to muscles has been identified as a cause of myasthenia gravis, researchers report.
Source: MedicineNet rituximab Specialty [2012.10.15]
Title: Myasthenia Gravis
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/15/2012 12:00:00 AM
New technique for testing drugs to treat cystic fibrosis and epilepsy
Source: Health News from Medical News Today [2013.11.30]
Researchers from the University of Southampton, in collaboration with researchers at the University of Quebec at Montreal, have developed a new microsystem for more efficient testing of pharmaceutical drugs to treat diseases such as cystic fibrosis, MG (myasthenia gravis) and epilepsy.A large percentage of pharmaceutical drugs target ion channels, which are proteins found in a cell's membrane, that play a pivotal role in these serious disorders and that are used to test the effectiveness of new drugs.