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SAVE THE DATE: “Growing and getting old with Charcot-Marie-Tooth”

We are all invited to the CMT France Conference that will be held on March, 19th in Nice: “Growing and getting old with Charcot-Marie-Tooth”. There will be important French experts (and the Italian Dr Sabrina Sacconi), who will address the different problems created by this pathology throughout life (from childhood to adolescence, until old age) and the way to face

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How the mutant molecules cause CMT according to scientists

We would like to draw your attention to this scientific study (CMT2D neuropathy is linked to the neomorphic binding activity of glycyl-tRNA synthetase) issued in October 2015 by Nature. According to Professor Samuel Pfaff, one of the principal authors of the article together with Professor Xiang-Lei Yang, this study solves a long time mistery: how the mutation

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Muscle cramps and CMT

A study conducted by Prof. Michael Shy and other scientists from Usa and Australia on a sample of 110 patients with CMT  showed that many of them suffered  with a weekly frequence and 23% of them had daily muscle cramps. Twenty-two percent reported a significant impact on quality of life. It would be interesting to know what

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ATLAS lower limb exoskeleton

Many researchers coming from different areas have focused their attention and their studies over recent years on a new generation of exoskeletons: bionic legs that, although do not replace completely the wheelchair, allow their users to assume the standing position again.Succeeding in making to walk again who is forced on

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Papaya, the sweet fruit who fights illnesses

In these warm days, we would like to suggest you eating something as good as healthy which comes from beautiful Tropical lands: papaya. It is not only a delicious fruit to taste, but it is very healthy too, because it has got strong and beneficial properties. Some researchers believe papaya is

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Not only celiacs fear glutin

Glutin is a binary protein naturally contained within many cereals like barley, rye and spelt. That’s what enables flour (once mixed with water and after a proper treatment) to become bread, because of its flexible properties which act like binding force. So far there are no problems.Problems arise when glutin

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Italian squash cream with yogurt

Spring has arrived. Nature will start blooming and giving its first fruits. To open the mild season, rich of colors and perfumes, we would like to suggest you a light recipe easy to prepare. A cream composed by Italian squash, a vegetable very recommended in these cases because it doesn’t

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A recipe for CMTers every week

Following the rules of a correct nutrition is an important issue for everybody, but in particular for people suffering from a disease who makes them no longer able to properly move. In this case, the less they move, the less energy from food they need. Obesity is a constant risk they have to face,

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