Author Archives: Catarina Silva, MSc

Active Ingredient of Blood Pressure Treatment Boosts ERT’s Efficacy in Skeletal Muscles, Mouse Study Suggests

Adding carvedilol, the active compound of a blood pressure medicine, to enzyme replacement therapy (ERT) for Pompe disease can improve its effectiveness in reaching and strengthening skeletal muscles, a study in mice suggests. This finding, “Evaluation of antihypertensive drugs in combination with enzyme replacement therapy in mice with…