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September 19, 2015

Neuromuscular Diseases
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Neuromuscular diseases ... including muscular dystrophy and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig's disease) ... are often debilitating and sometimes fatal. On this week's program, we'll have the latest on research and treatment of these diseases from neurologist Dr. Eric Sorenson. Also on the program, Dr. Keith Stewart, director of the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine, explains how personalized medicine is providing the right patient with the right drug at the right dose at the right time. And kidney specialist Dr. William Haley discusses a landmark study that showed a significant reduction in the risk of cardiovascular complications and death when systolic blood pressure is lowered to 120 mm Hg in people being treated for high blood pressure.
Episode Segments:
Mayo Clinic Radio: Neuromuscular Diseases/Individualized Medicine/Blood Pressure Study
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