With over three years of experience in the medical communications business, Catarina holds a BSc. in Biomedical Sciences and a MSc. in Neurosciences. Apart from writing, she has been involved in patient-oriented translational and clinical research.
Patients with Pompe disease also may exhibit motor neuronopathy (motor and nerve deficits due to neuron degeneration) in addition to the classical myopathy (muscle disease) features, a case study suggests. ... Read more
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 ... Read more
People with Pompe disease symptoms who are not directly referred to expert centers for a diagnostic work-up tend to take much longer to be properly diagnosed with this rare ... Read more