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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

Reprogrammed human adult stem cells rescue diseased muscle in mice

Reprogrammed human adult stem cells rescue diseased muscle in mice

Study to look at effect of exercise and nutrition on muscle in old age

Study to look at effect of exercise and nutrition on muscle in old age

Discovery of gene responsible for statin-induced muscle pain

Discovery of gene responsible for statin-induced muscle pain

Researchers identify compound that eliminates myotonia - a symptom of muscular dystrophy

Researchers identify compound that eliminates myotonia - a symptom of muscular dystrophy

Male contraception

Male contraception

Call for more genetic research in the sport and exercise sciences

Call for more genetic research in the sport and exercise sciences

NASA and NIH to use International Space Station to answer questions about health and diseases

NASA and NIH to use International Space Station to answer questions about health and diseases

Novel mutation associated with muscle identified

Novel mutation associated with muscle identified

Existence of muscle-building stem cells points to regenerative therapies for muscular disease

Existence of muscle-building stem cells points to regenerative therapies for muscular disease

Scientists discover pathway that promotes muscle cell survival in mice

Scientists discover pathway that promotes muscle cell survival in mice

UNC-45 protein critical to proper formation of muscles

UNC-45 protein critical to proper formation of muscles

New drug offers hope to muscular dystrophy and cystic fibrosis sufferers

New drug offers hope to muscular dystrophy and cystic fibrosis sufferers

Weight-lifting exercises during dialysis improves muscle mass, strength, quality of life

Weight-lifting exercises during dialysis improves muscle mass, strength, quality of life

Revving up a crucial set of muscle genes improves muscular dystrophy symptoms in mice

Revving up a crucial set of muscle genes improves muscular dystrophy symptoms in mice

Task force recommends greater use of exercise testing in chronic disease

Task force recommends greater use of exercise testing in chronic disease

Stem cell therapy promises hope for muscular dystrophy victims

Stem cell therapy promises hope for muscular dystrophy victims

Pomegranate juice helps fight prostate cancer

Pomegranate juice helps fight prostate cancer

Etanercept and chemo might reduce fatigue in cancer patients

Etanercept and chemo might reduce fatigue in cancer patients

Quicker and more effective way to diagnose motor neurone disease

Quicker and more effective way to diagnose motor neurone disease