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Critical biochemical pathways linked to the aging of human muscle identified

Critical biochemical pathways linked to the aging of human muscle identified

Promising new treatment target for Kennedy's disease

Promising new treatment target for Kennedy's disease

Appetite-stimulating hormone may protect muscle from atrophy

Appetite-stimulating hormone may protect muscle from atrophy

Octogenarian muscles don't strengthen with exercise

Octogenarian muscles don't strengthen with exercise

Lou Gehrig's disease in humans has genetic links to degenerative myelopathy in dogs

Lou Gehrig's disease in humans has genetic links to degenerative myelopathy in dogs

Motor neurons derived from human embryonic stem cells provide insight into ALS

Motor neurons derived from human embryonic stem cells provide insight into ALS

Researchers develop human embryonic stem cell-based system for modeling ALS

Researchers develop human embryonic stem cell-based system for modeling ALS

Long-term use of mechanical ventilation contributes to the deterioration of human diaphragm muscle

Long-term use of mechanical ventilation contributes to the deterioration of human diaphragm muscle

Toxic organophosphates appear to contribute to motor neuron disease

Toxic organophosphates appear to contribute to motor neuron disease

SnowWorld, an interactive, virtual-reality video game helps burn patients with pain relief

SnowWorld, an interactive, virtual-reality video game helps burn patients with pain relief

Discovery of molecular signal that helps muscle regenerate and protects it from atrophy

Discovery of molecular signal that helps muscle regenerate and protects it from atrophy

Discovery of gene responsible for statin-induced muscle pain

Discovery of gene responsible for statin-induced muscle pain

Novel mutation associated with muscle identified

Novel mutation associated with muscle identified

Creatine may help Parkinson's patients by giving an energy boost to dying cells

Creatine may help Parkinson's patients by giving an energy boost to dying cells

Unpleasant memories from intensive care

Unpleasant memories from intensive care

Research illustrates BAG3 protein's importance in maintaining mature skeletal muscle

Research illustrates BAG3 protein's importance in maintaining mature skeletal muscle

New roles for growth factors

New roles for growth factors

Early intervention is a critical consideration in efforts to preserve the musculoskeletal system after spinal cord injury

Early intervention is a critical consideration in efforts to preserve the musculoskeletal system after spinal cord injury

First human trials start in Canada for muscle-derived stem cells as a treatment for urinary incontinence

First human trials start in Canada for muscle-derived stem cells as a treatment for urinary incontinence

Gene dynamin 2 underlies one form of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

Gene dynamin 2 underlies one form of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease