Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Muscular Dystrophy Resources

Find sites offering advice on muscular dystrophy along with assistance, facts and related information. Muscular dystrophy refers to a group of genetic, hereditary muscle diseases that are part of the muscular dystrophy family; many cause progressive muscle weaknesses including Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). There are more than 100 diseases in total with similarities to muscular dystrophy. Most types of MD are multi-system disorders with manifestations in body systems including the heart, gastrointestinal and nervous systems, endocrine glands, skin, eyes and other organs.

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Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: ‘Fatal’ Risk of Doing Nothing

A BBC News video clip highlighting and individual campaign for Jack Johnson a five-year-old, to find a cure for DMD and discussed its work with the BBC's Roger Johnson and Sian Lloyd.