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Drug cocktail can effectively activate and expand muscle stem cells

Drug cocktail can effectively activate and expand muscle stem cells

Physician-scientist Dr. David Lyden elected into Association of American Physicians

Physician-scientist Dr. David Lyden elected into Association of American Physicians

Stem cell therapy could help restore debilitating age-related muscle loss

Stem cell therapy could help restore debilitating age-related muscle loss

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

Study gives new clues to how muscle wasting occurs on a cellular level

Study gives new clues to how muscle wasting occurs on a cellular level

New process separates beneficial glucocorticoids from unwanted side-effects

New process separates beneficial glucocorticoids from unwanted side-effects

Using gene therapy to mimic the effects of physical exercise

Using gene therapy to mimic the effects of physical exercise

Short term “prehabilitation” strength exercises, undertaken pre-surgery, do not prevent muscle loss

Short term “prehabilitation” strength exercises, undertaken pre-surgery, do not prevent muscle loss

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

Adding exercise to genetic treatment reverses fatigue in mice with common myotonic dystrophy

Adding exercise to genetic treatment reverses fatigue in mice with common myotonic dystrophy

Inflammatory factors that aggravate COVID-19 may come from adipose tissue

Inflammatory factors that aggravate COVID-19 may come from adipose tissue

Researchers develop novel therapeutic approach against COPD

Researchers develop novel therapeutic approach against COPD

UCLA researchers discover compound that stimulates muscle cells in mice

UCLA researchers discover compound that stimulates muscle cells in mice

Serious ongoing symptoms in COVID-19 survivors

Serious ongoing symptoms in COVID-19 survivors

Study offers renewed hope for children suffering from myofibrillar myopathies

Study offers renewed hope for children suffering from myofibrillar myopathies

Neurobiologists decode central mechanism of degenerative processes in brains of mouse models

Neurobiologists decode central mechanism of degenerative processes in brains of mouse models

Study uncovers a promising new therapeutic approach for Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Study uncovers a promising new therapeutic approach for Duchenne muscular dystrophy

RCas9 gene therapy clears toxic RNA buildup in mouse model of myotonic dystrophy

RCas9 gene therapy clears toxic RNA buildup in mouse model of myotonic dystrophy

Ghrelin may help protect the elderly population from muscle loss

Ghrelin may help protect the elderly population from muscle loss