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  • n. Plural form of dystrophy.


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  • After Nick was discharged, he continued to be tested for everything I could think of — by this point, I was doing extensive research myself — from exposure to heavy metals to various dystrophies.

    Diagnosing Nick

  • ScienceDaily (Aug. 10, 2008) — Cone-rod dystrophies (CRDs) are a group of eye diseases caused by progressive loss of the photoreceptor cells in the retina.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • I hope that it turns out, after more poking and prodding, to have been a muscle cramp, one that has nothing whatsoever to do with dystrophies or other muscular degenerations.

    The Heart is a Muscle, Redux

  • I was born with a rare progressive neuromuscular condition that falls under the umbrella of muscular dystrophies.

    Back again, but this time here to stay

  • I should reveal at this point that I apparently have an extremely rare disease that falls under the umbrella of dystrophies the MDA serves.

    Archive 2006-08-01

  • Of course, not all disabled people or people with muscular dystrophies agree with Jerry's Orphans and other Telethon protestors.

    Archive 2006-08-01

  • In theory, the stem cell treatment might also help other muscle dystrophies or even age-related muscle wasting, Hesterlee said.

    Stem cell dogs

  • Two successful double-blind trials with coenzyme Q10 on muscular dystrophies and neurogenic atrophies.

    The Best Alternative Medicine

  • Coenzyme Q10 was shown in two successful, small double-blind trials, both by Folkers in 1995, to improve physical performance in patients with a variety of muscular dystrophies and neurogenic atrophies.

    The Best Alternative Medicine

  • I can tell you where we were 45 years ago when a dystrophic was diagnosed with duchenne or any number of the 40 dystrophies.

    CNN Transcript - Larry King Live: Jerry Lewis Discusses Hosting His 50th Telethon - September 1, 2000


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