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Study Finds that an Abnormality in RNA May Lead to Congenital Myotonic Dystrophy

What this Discovery Means

The hope is that with the discovery of the RNA processing failure that new gene therapies can be created to either halt or prevent the congenital form of the disease altogether. While the research is still new, and clinical trials are a long way off, it gives new hope to many women that have MD and wish to become pregnant without passing a congenital defect on to their child.