Watch a video explanation of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) in kid-friendly terms on the BrainPOP website.
Watch an informative video about using a cough assist machine.
In October 2012 doctors at Cincinnati Children's made what may have been the biggest breakthrough in muscular dystrophy in years when they implanted a device into a patient with Duchenne muscular dystrophy to help his heart pump blood to the body long-term.
Learn more about this breakthrough:
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