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 A French study shows that DHEA has no effect on muscular force in myotonic dystrophy.

 The results of phase I study on the toxicity of Somatokine show no toxicity of this drug in human. Study of its efficacy is presently under investigation.
 A recent study has shown that antisense-induced exon skipping offers a powerful method to treat myotonia in DM. This method however cannot be used to cure the disease.


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