#AANAM – Corticosteroids Aid Muscle Mass in BMD and LGMD, Trials Needed

#AANAM – Corticosteroids Aid Muscle Mass in BMD and LGMD, Trials Needed

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#AANAM – Corticosteroids Aid Muscle Mass in BMD and LGMD, Trials Needed

Editor’s note: The Muscular Dystrophy News Today team is providing in-depth coverage of the 2021 Virtual AAN Annual Meeting, April 17–22. Go here to read the latest stories from the conference. Once-weekly corticosteroid treatment was safe and well-tolerated in people with Becker muscular dystrophy (BMD) or limb-girdle muscular dystrophy (LGMD) in a small clinical trial, and early evidence suggests that corticosteroids can improve muscle mass and muscle function in these patients. These findings warrant further trials to assess corticosteroid’s potential benefits in…

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