Duchenne muscular dystrophy prevalence increases, while incidence remains steady

In the first study of its kind involving Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) in the US, researchers from the Deerfield Institute found that while the number of new cases has remained stable, there has been an uptick in prevalence — largely attributed to enhanced treatments and longevity.
Source: EurekaAlert, https://www.eurekalert.org