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Astronauts who spend several months on spaceflight have lasting effects on paraspinal muscles

Astronauts who spend several months on spaceflight have lasting effects on paraspinal muscles

Critically ill children experience muscle atrophy within one week of mechanical ventilation

Critically ill children experience muscle atrophy within one week of mechanical ventilation

Researchers present mechanisms, cellular targets involved with effects of TGF-Beta 1 muscle

Researchers present mechanisms, cellular targets involved with effects of TGF-Beta 1 muscle

New compound blocks genetic cause of familial ALS and frontotemporal dementia

New compound blocks genetic cause of familial ALS and frontotemporal dementia

Researchers identify molecule to fight myotubular myopathy

Researchers identify molecule to fight myotubular myopathy

Long spaceflight causes structural changes in the brain

Long spaceflight causes structural changes in the brain

Study: Chemotherapy drugs may promote muscle mitochondrial dysfunction

Study: Chemotherapy drugs may promote muscle mitochondrial dysfunction

Genentech announces clinical data from studies investigating risdiplam in spinal muscular atrophy

Genentech announces clinical data from studies investigating risdiplam in spinal muscular atrophy

Study findings highlight importance of early detection of SMA through newborn screening

Study findings highlight importance of early detection of SMA through newborn screening

Novel therapeutic approach alleviates ALS-related muscular atrophy in mouse models

Novel therapeutic approach alleviates ALS-related muscular atrophy in mouse models

Scientists focus on critical regulatory protein to find clues on cancer, neurodegenerative diseases

Scientists focus on critical regulatory protein to find clues on cancer, neurodegenerative diseases

Studying The Effects of Microgravity on Muscle Mass

Studying The Effects of Microgravity on Muscle Mass

Study explores current understanding of human physiology, pathology, trauma and surgery in space

Study explores current understanding of human physiology, pathology, trauma and surgery in space

Study identifies new mechanism involved in development of Lou Gehrig's disease

Study identifies new mechanism involved in development of Lou Gehrig's disease

HU researchers explore how simulated microgravity affects gene expression, muscle cell differentiation

HU researchers explore how simulated microgravity affects gene expression, muscle cell differentiation

New study identifies key cellular mechanisms behind vascular aging in mice

New study identifies key cellular mechanisms behind vascular aging in mice

Impaired transport processes in neurons contribute to neurodegenerative disorders

Impaired transport processes in neurons contribute to neurodegenerative disorders

HSS researchers win grant to determine if stem cell therapy can improve outcomes for rotator cuff tears

HSS researchers win grant to determine if stem cell therapy can improve outcomes for rotator cuff tears

Researcher discovers enzyme pathway involved in ALS pathogenesis

Researcher discovers enzyme pathway involved in ALS pathogenesis

New implantable muscle stimulator aims to prevent pressure ulcers, deep tissue injuries

New implantable muscle stimulator aims to prevent pressure ulcers, deep tissue injuries