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MDA the original lifeline for people with Muscular Dystrophy

For more than 35 years, Muscular Dystrophy Australia (MDA) has been delivering personalised support and services to the muscular dystrophy community, nationwide and beyond. It is over those decades that MDA has forged invaluable relationships within the Royal Children’s Hospital and the research fraternity, where MDA supports and funds several staff at the Neuromuscular Clinic, [...]

Steroids for Duchenne MD

Steroids for Duchenne MD: the pros and cons. For over 20 years boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (MD) have been treated with steroids, which is currently the only medication proven to slow the progression of the condition. In Australia, more than 90 percent of boys with Duchenne MD are now treated with steroids but this [...]