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Study reveals key mechanisms of how physical load stimulates bone growth

Study reveals key mechanisms of how physical load stimulates bone growth

An antioxidative stress regulator helps keep muscles from becoming weak in low gravity

An antioxidative stress regulator helps keep muscles from becoming weak in low gravity

Reduced function of key gene may affect communication between motor neurons and muscles in ALS

Reduced function of key gene may affect communication between motor neurons and muscles in ALS

Researchers explore effects of reduced gravity on mouse skeletal muscles

Researchers explore effects of reduced gravity on mouse skeletal muscles

Correcting mutations in muscle stem cells using new gene-editing technology

Correcting mutations in muscle stem cells using new gene-editing technology

A new hydrogel for treatment and recovery of muscle injuries

A new hydrogel for treatment and recovery of muscle injuries

Scientists use silk from transgenic silkworm to grow skeletal muscle cells

Scientists use silk from transgenic silkworm to grow skeletal muscle cells

Hormone known to prevent weight gain can help maintain healthy muscles in mice

Hormone known to prevent weight gain can help maintain healthy muscles in mice

Elevated Activin A and FLRG levels correlate with worst outcomes in severe COVID-19

Elevated Activin A and FLRG levels correlate with worst outcomes in severe COVID-19

Using gene therapy to mimic the effects of physical exercise

Using gene therapy to mimic the effects of physical exercise

Study unlocks some muscle cell secrets

Study unlocks some muscle cell secrets

Using gene therapy to achieve the positive health effects of physical exercise

Using gene therapy to achieve the positive health effects of physical exercise

Early, late stages of neurodegeneration are distinct, finds study

Early, late stages of neurodegeneration are distinct, finds study

Researchers identify new strategy to combat loss of skeletal muscle mass

Researchers identify new strategy to combat loss of skeletal muscle mass

Training one arm can improve strength and decrease muscle loss in the other arm

Training one arm can improve strength and decrease muscle loss in the other arm

Study elucidates the role of ERβ in growth of skeletal muscle in female mice

Study elucidates the role of ERβ in growth of skeletal muscle in female mice

Mathematical model helps investigate spaceflight mechanisms that induce cardiovascular deconditioning

Mathematical model helps investigate spaceflight mechanisms that induce cardiovascular deconditioning

HSS researchers use novel MRI technique to study Parsonage-Turner Syndrome

HSS researchers use novel MRI technique to study Parsonage-Turner Syndrome

Ghrelin may help protect the elderly population from muscle loss

Ghrelin may help protect the elderly population from muscle loss

Unexpected discovery helps explain fundamental mystery about how muscles work

Unexpected discovery helps explain fundamental mystery about how muscles work