The ability to diagnose myositis diseases and treat them properly just improved immensely with the publication of new, evidence-based classification criteria.
19-Dec-2017 1:10 PM EST Add to Favorites
The Myositis Association (TMA) hosts their 2017 Annual Patient Conference September 7-10 at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina. With more than 80 presentations and nearly 500 myositis patients, friends, and family members in attendance, this...
28-Aug-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Dan Seftick thought his biggest challenge in life was his rare disease, dermatomyositis. When his son Greg tragically died in an avalanche while hiking in Grand Tetons National Park, he discovered there can be much bigger mountains to climb.
21-Aug-2017 9:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Former police officer Martin Jarry ran a 10K, even though he has inclusion body myositis, a rare debilitating disease of the muscles.
10-Aug-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
For some patients, statins cause necrotizing myopathy, a form of the rare, chronic, debilitating condition idiopathic inflammatory myopathy, also known as myositis.
6-Jun-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
TMA-funded research fellow Xavier Suárez-Calvet, PhD is putting together pieces of the puzzle of dermatomyositis that may someday lead to more effective treatments for this rare autoimmune disease of the muscles.
15-May-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
May is Myositis Awareness Month, a time when The Myositis Association and its members spread the word about the challenges faced on a daily basis by the more than 50,000 Americans who live with myositis.
27-Apr-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
This year, TMA offered half a million dollars in new funding for research into causes, treatments, and cures for rare myositis diseases.
7-Dec-2016 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
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