Ascorbic acid, a first generation medication for Charcot Marie Tooth disease type 1A?

From CMTUS comes word of a Med Sci (Paris) article about the effects of ascorbic acid (vitamin C) on CMT1A in mice. Transgenic mice with the disease given ascorbic acid performed significantly better on treadmill and muscle grip tests. Furthermore, Continue reading Ascorbic acid, a first generation medication for Charcot Marie Tooth disease type 1A?

Clinicopathological and genetic study of early-onset demyelinating neuropathy

Bit of bad news here: researchers studied 20 people with Dejerine-Sottas, CMT4 and other related diseases, and found several new mutations. Abstract from Brain. 2004 Oct 6 Parman Y, Battaloglu E, Baris I, Bilir B, Poyraz M, Bissar-Tadmouri N, Williams Continue reading Clinicopathological and genetic study of early-onset demyelinating neuropathy