A solution for duchenne muscular dystrophy

February 27, 2012 12:00:00 AM PST
Passed from mother to son, Duchenne muscular dystrophy is the most common fatal genetic disease of children. One in 3,500 boys is diagnosed with it. Over time, they lose more and more muscle, until their lungs or heart become so weak they die. But a therapy that's been tested in dogs could change that.