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Essential amino acid supplementation & geriatric surgery
Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is used to treat knee pain caused by osteoarthritis. In 2008 over 650,000 TKAs were performed in the US alone. The prevalence of TKA is projected to increase to 3.5 million U.S. patients annually at the current growth rates. Despite success as a treatment for osteoarthritis, TKA leaves patients with persistent muscl...
Published: 1/16/2015   |   Inventor(s): Hans Dreyer
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Category(s): Therapeutics
Modified Pentamidine Analogs Used for Treating Myotonic Dystrophy
BackgroundMyotonic dystrophy (DM) is an incurable genetic disorder that affects 1 in 8000 individuals worldwide. The laboratory of Dr. Andrew Berglund at the University of Oregon has discovered that Pentamidine and other related Diamidines can reverse the progression of this debilitating disease. Myotonic dystrophy is characterized by difficulty re...
Published: 3/26/2014   |   Inventor(s): Andy Berglund, Micah Bodner
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Category(s): Therapeutics