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Health alert for parents about Spinal Muscular Atrophy (FCL September 10, 2020)

In 2018, SMA was added to the Recommended Uniform Screening Panel, a federal list of disorders that require intervention as early as possible & have treatments.

Information from Novartis Gene Therapies says Spinal Muscular Atrophy is the leading genetic cause of infant death.  SMA is a rare, genetic neuromuscular disease.  It results in progressive and irreversible loss of motor neurons, affecting muscle functions, including breathing, swallowing and basic movement.

For more information, please visit: www.Zolgensma.com