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MD

The two-character ISO 3166 country code for MOLDOVA, REPUBLIC OF.

MD

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for the Republic of Moldova. This is the code used in international transactions to and from Moldovan bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for Moldova. This is used as an international standard for shipping to Moldova. Each Moldovan subdivision has its own code with the prefix "MD." For example, the code for the City of Cahul is ISO 3166-2:MD-CA.
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Duchenne muscular dystrophy afflicts approximately 15,000 to 20,000 boys and young men in the US Treatment options are limited, and there is no cure.
The findings suggest that telomere-shortening specifically in muscle stem cells is a factor in the progressive muscle weakening and wasting seen in muscular dystrophy patients.
Limb girdle muscular dystrophy type B1 an autosomal dominant type of limb girdle muscle dystrophy associated with mutations in LMNA.
Gillian Jones, Regional Development Manager for Muscular Dystrophy UK, said: "Even though there is currently no cure available for Becker muscular dystrophy, there is ongoing research into increasing or maintaining muscle mass and strength in muscular dystrophies, and this is why funding for research is so important to families such as the Cartwrights.
Becker muscular dystrophy in Indian patients: analysis of dystrophin gene deletion patterns.
The Muscular Dystrophy Campaign insists that access to the treatment is essential and should be available for UK patients as soon as possible.
Identify and understand important and diverse types of therapeutics under development for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.
If we can improve blood flow in muscular dystrophy patients, we may be able to preserve some muscle function over a longer period of time.
Duchenne muscular dystrophy is a genetic disorder that affects one of every 3,500 newborn males.
Coverage of the Muscular Dystrophy pipeline on the basis of route of administration and molecule type.
November 27, 2012 -- Scientists have discovered that injecting a novel human protein into muscle affected by Duchenne muscular dystrophy significantly increases its size and strength, findings that could lead to a therapy akin to the use of insulin by diabetics.
Washington, November 28 ( ANI ): Injecting a novel human protein into muscle affected by Duchenne muscular dystrophy significantly increases its size and strength, scientists have discovered.

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