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Muscular dystrophy affects 40,000 more people in UK than previously thought, says study – Sky News

Saturday, 12 March, 2022

Muscular dystrophy affects 40,000 more people in UK than previously thought, says study – Sky News

Muscular dystrophy is incurable and can lead to significant physical disability in some people. File pic

 
There are over 40,000 more people with muscle wasting conditions in the UK than previously thought, according to a new study.
Until recently, the estimate was thought to be 70,000 but research suggests the figure is in fact around 110,000.
Life expectancy for people with muscular dystrophy was also found to be higher than in previous studies.
Read more at: https://news.sky.com/story/muscular-dystrophy-affects-40-000-more-people-in-uk-than-previously-thought-says-study-12542724

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