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How is a genetic muscle or nerve degeneration (md, sma) process treated or prevented-current; future?

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Dr. Anthony Mosley
Neurology
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In brief: Gene therapy

Though many things have been tried, really not anything that has been proven to do much yet.
Given that sma is a genetic disorder with well known muscle protein abnormalities, it seems a great target for gene therapy type treatments, which are being researched.

In brief: Gene therapy

Though many things have been tried, really not anything that has been proven to do much yet.
Given that sma is a genetic disorder with well known muscle protein abnormalities, it seems a great target for gene therapy type treatments, which are being researched.
Dr. Anthony Mosley
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Dr. Ben Pradhan
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: Neurologist

Probably a combination of medications and physical therapy.
Your best bet is to be evaluated by a neurologist, who is a physician who specializes in this sort of problems.

In brief: Neurologist

Probably a combination of medications and physical therapy.
Your best bet is to be evaluated by a neurologist, who is a physician who specializes in this sort of problems.
Dr. Ben Pradhan
Dr. Ben Pradhan
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