Genetic mutation could worsen heart function in Duchenne muscular dystrophy patients

A mutation in the gene that causes cystic fibrosis may accelerate heart function decline in those with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), a new study by UT Southwestern researchers suggests. The findings, published online recently in the Journal of the American Heart Association, could help doctors develop new strategies to preserve heart function in this population, […]

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Massachusetts carmakers must provide vehicle data to owners and repair shops, new law says

Starting with vehicle model year 2022, car manufacturers that use telematics system in their vehicles — systems that “collect and wirelessly transmit” mechanical data to remote servers — must make that information available via a standardized open access data platform. According to the ballot measure (which passed with 75 percent approval), this data would be […]

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