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It started as a small American company in America’s heartland and grew to become a nationally recognized brand. Unkers products have been helping Americans with its Therapeutic Salve and NATURub Spray. From simple ailments to more serious health concerns, we’re also taking a look at Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD)…considered one of the most common genetic […]

Duchenne muscular dystrophy is the most common fatal genetic condition diagnosed in childhood. The condition primary affects boys, and about 1 in 3,500 boys are born with Duchenne each year. The condition has a similar incidence to a more well-known condition, Cystic Fibrosis. Unlike Cystic Fibrosis, carrier screening for Duchenne has not been as widely […]

It’s a devastating medical mystery:  random symptoms that present in many common diseases; low awareness and misconceptions among physicians; rare incidence and lack of awareness about the disease’s existence.  Chances are you’ve never heard of Pompe disease – a degenerative, genetic neuromuscular disease.  But thanks to specialists like Dr. Barry Byrne, medical geneticist and Genzyme, […]

Have you heard of Pompe disease? Most people haven’t. Pompe disease is a rare genetic neuromuscular disorder caused by an excessive buildup and storage of glycogen in the muscle cells, resulting in degenerative muscle weakness. The muscle weakness can affect many different parts of the body and cause a variety of health problems. Common symptoms of Late […]