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

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

Muscle stem cell identity confirmed

Muscle stem cell identity confirmed

Exercise enhancing pill in the pipeline

Exercise enhancing pill in the pipeline

Proof-of-concept that purified muscle stem cells can be used in therapy

Proof-of-concept that purified muscle stem cells can be used in therapy

Risk factors for sudden death for adult muscular dystrophy identified

Risk factors for sudden death for adult muscular dystrophy identified

Sildenafil could become a treatment for Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Sildenafil could become a treatment for Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Researchers discover molecular basis of limb-girdle muscular dystrophy

Researchers discover molecular basis of limb-girdle muscular dystrophy

GlaxoSmithKline to acquire Sirtris Pharmaceuticals

GlaxoSmithKline to acquire Sirtris Pharmaceuticals

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

Millionaire leaves millions for research into motor neuron disease

Millionaire leaves millions for research into motor neuron disease

Long-term muscle improvements shown in gene therapy study in mice

Long-term muscle improvements shown in gene therapy study in mice

Myostatin shows promise for muscular dystrophy

Myostatin shows promise for muscular dystrophy

Potential new gene therapy strategy for muscle-wasting diseases

Potential new gene therapy strategy for muscle-wasting diseases

Long-term muscle improvements shown in gene therapy study in mice

Long-term muscle improvements shown in gene therapy study in mice

Human growth hormone abuse raises serious health risks

Human growth hormone abuse raises serious health risks

Doctors uncertain about approaches to care for heart failure patients

Doctors uncertain about approaches to care for heart failure patients

Endurance training improves metabolism in mice

Endurance training improves metabolism in mice

Myostatin inhibitors may make injuries more likely

Myostatin inhibitors may make injuries more likely

Stem cell therapy restores muscle function in mice with muscular dystrophy

Stem cell therapy restores muscle function in mice with muscular dystrophy

New insight into factors that drive muscle-building stem cells

New insight into factors that drive muscle-building stem cells