New study on the impact of steroids on bone health in Duchenne

A new study has found that boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) on certain steroid regimes have a higher fracture risk than others. The research was carried out by Dr Shuko Joseph and Dr Jarod Wong from the University of Glasgow in collaboration with researchers at the John Walton Muscular Dystrophy Research Centre, Newcastle. It was funded by Muscular Dystrophy UK, Action Duchenne and the Scottish Government Chief Scientist Office.

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