'Historic' first ever drug for Duchenne muscular dystrophy approved

May 23, 2014 5:21 PM

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'Historic' first ever drug for Duchenne muscular dystrophy approved

The first ever drug to combat a form of muscular dystrophy has been approved following a 'historic' u-turn by medicines regulators

There are around 100 boys born with Duchenne muscular dystrophy each year and there are 2,400 living with it currently.

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