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The myopathies are neuromuscular disorders in which the primary symptom is muscle weakness due to dysfunction of muscle fiber. Other symptoms of myopathy can include include muscle cramps, stiffness, and spasm. Myopathies can be inherited (such as the muscular dystrophies) or acquired (such as common muscle cramps).
Novel molecular pathway shared by ALS and frontotemporal dementia identified

Novel molecular pathway shared by ALS and frontotemporal dementia identified

Scientists observe first high-resolution 3D image of muscle protein nebulin

Scientists observe first high-resolution 3D image of muscle protein nebulin

Genetic testing underutilized in patients with cardiomyopathies and arrhythmias, study says

Genetic testing underutilized in patients with cardiomyopathies and arrhythmias, study says

Study offers renewed hope for children suffering from myofibrillar myopathies

Study offers renewed hope for children suffering from myofibrillar myopathies

Study reveals molecular mechanism that regulates filament-like proteins in heart muscles

Study reveals molecular mechanism that regulates filament-like proteins in heart muscles

Study explains why human mitochondrial genomes mutate frequently

Study explains why human mitochondrial genomes mutate frequently

New study outlines the mechanisms behind cell fusion

New study outlines the mechanisms behind cell fusion

Patients with chronic myopathy can benefit from cell-aging drug and exercise

Patients with chronic myopathy can benefit from cell-aging drug and exercise