Scientists are a step closer to finding a treatment for people with diseases like muscular dystrophy, thanks to some muscle-bound monkeys.
The monkeys grew bigger thigh muscles after receiving a type of gene therapy, according to a new study published in the journal Science Translational Medicine.
Because monkeys are genetically similar to humans, the success means this sort of gene therapy is likely to work on people too.
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