Search Results for: muscular dystrophy

Gene Therapy in Muscular Dystrophy

Gene therapy, the use of genetic material to treat a disease or disorder, is making strides in muscular dystrophy. Although the approach is still considered experimental, studies in animal ... Read more

Muscle Biopsy for Muscular Dystrophy

What is a muscle biopsy? A muscle biopsy is a procedure used to diagnose muscle-wasting conditions. During the procedure, a small sample of muscle tissue is collected to be ... Read more

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Symptoms

Duchenne muscular dystrophy is one of the most common types of inherited neuromuscular diseases, affecting about one in 3,500 boys. DMD’s progression is relatively rapid compared with other types of muscular ... Read more