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TSRI study points way to potential therapies for hereditary spastic paraplegia

TSRI study points way to potential therapies for hereditary spastic paraplegia

Scientists discover sign of early development of pancreatic cancer

Scientists discover sign of early development of pancreatic cancer

Research could help eventual treatment of degenerative muscle, brain diseases

Research could help eventual treatment of degenerative muscle, brain diseases

Researchers examine why stem cells lose their capacity to repair damage as age increases

Researchers examine why stem cells lose their capacity to repair damage as age increases

Researchers develop novel technique to promote tissue repair in damaged muscles

Researchers develop novel technique to promote tissue repair in damaged muscles

Researchers restore missing repair protein in skeletal muscle of patients with muscular dystrophy

Researchers restore missing repair protein in skeletal muscle of patients with muscular dystrophy

UTHealth scientists identify inhibitory switch to prevent peripheral vascular disease

UTHealth scientists identify inhibitory switch to prevent peripheral vascular disease

Study pinpoints molecular cause of cachexia, hints at a potential treatment

Study pinpoints molecular cause of cachexia, hints at a potential treatment

PTC Therapeutics initiates reimbursed expanded access program for Translarna

PTC Therapeutics initiates reimbursed expanded access program for Translarna

Study presents oxytocin as latest treatment target for age-related muscle wasting

Study presents oxytocin as latest treatment target for age-related muscle wasting

Sildenafil may help boys suffering from muscular dystrophy disease

Sildenafil may help boys suffering from muscular dystrophy disease

Commonly used drug restores blood flow to oxygen-starved muscles of boys with muscular dystrophy

Commonly used drug restores blood flow to oxygen-starved muscles of boys with muscular dystrophy

Positive results from pivotal clinical trial of Trophos’ olesoxime in SMA patients to be presented at AAN 2014

Positive results from pivotal clinical trial of Trophos’ olesoxime in SMA patients to be presented at AAN 2014

IRB Barcelona scientists develop new drug target to prevent muscle deterioration in certain diseases

IRB Barcelona scientists develop new drug target to prevent muscle deterioration in certain diseases

Natural compound from green tomatoes protects against muscle atrophy

Natural compound from green tomatoes protects against muscle atrophy

Endurance sport keeps both muscles and nerves fit

Endurance sport keeps both muscles and nerves fit

Trophos' olesoxime shows beneficial effect on maintaining motor function in SMA patients

Trophos' olesoxime shows beneficial effect on maintaining motor function in SMA patients

GTx provides clinical updates, reports financial results for fourth quarter and full year 2013

GTx provides clinical updates, reports financial results for fourth quarter and full year 2013

LMU researchers identify genetic mutations that result in overproduction of cortisol

LMU researchers identify genetic mutations that result in overproduction of cortisol

Study points to unique therapeutic approach for managing muscle-wasting conditions

Study points to unique therapeutic approach for managing muscle-wasting conditions