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National Institutes of Health funds a five-year, $11 million initiative

National Institutes of Health funds a five-year, $11 million initiative

Mechanically active adhesive prevents and supports the recovery from muscle atrophy

Mechanically active adhesive prevents and supports the recovery from muscle atrophy

The health status and exercise capacity of COVID-19 survivors one year after hospital discharge

The health status and exercise capacity of COVID-19 survivors one year after hospital discharge

New discovery changes the understanding of Duchenne muscular dystrophy

New discovery changes the understanding of Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Scientists unravel the molecular origin of rare genetic disease cystinosis

Scientists unravel the molecular origin of rare genetic disease cystinosis

Experimental drug prolongs survival, improves muscle function in mice severe Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Experimental drug prolongs survival, improves muscle function in mice severe Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Initial period of strict bed rest can be beneficial for older with osteoporotic vertebral fractures

Initial period of strict bed rest can be beneficial for older with osteoporotic vertebral fractures

Novel member of a class of anti-diabetes drugs could help treat muscle wasting disease

Novel member of a class of anti-diabetes drugs could help treat muscle wasting disease

COVID-19 related acute muscle loss linked to worse outcomes

COVID-19 related acute muscle loss linked to worse outcomes

The role of myostatin in female fertility

The role of myostatin in female fertility

Lower diaphragmatic thickness found among long COVID patients with unspecific fatigue and dyspnea

Lower diaphragmatic thickness found among long COVID patients with unspecific fatigue and dyspnea

Four interdisciplinary teams will receive $100 million to solve the toughest challenges in cancer research

Four interdisciplinary teams will receive $100 million to solve the toughest challenges in cancer research

Lab grown, self-renewing muscle stem cells can repair muscle tissue damage in mice

Lab grown, self-renewing muscle stem cells can repair muscle tissue damage in mice

Improving our understanding of a severe pregnancy sickness (Hyperemesis Gravidarum)

Improving our understanding of a severe pregnancy sickness (Hyperemesis Gravidarum)

Exercise prior to tumor bearing may help reduce the effects of wasting syndrome

Exercise prior to tumor bearing may help reduce the effects of wasting syndrome

Glucocorticoid steroids improve muscle performance through distinct, sex-specific molecular pathways

Glucocorticoid steroids improve muscle performance through distinct, sex-specific molecular pathways

Advanced gene therapy may prevent severe loss of muscle mass in elderly people

Advanced gene therapy may prevent severe loss of muscle mass in elderly people

Microgravity likely to contribute to life-saving stem cell advances on Earth

Microgravity likely to contribute to life-saving stem cell advances on Earth

Amino acid valine plays a key role in the growth of T cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Amino acid valine plays a key role in the growth of T cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Australian scientists discover an enzyme that is key to why exercise improves metabolic health

Australian scientists discover an enzyme that is key to why exercise improves metabolic health