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

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

Scientists reveal atomic-level view of genetic defect that causes myotonic dystrophy type 2

Scientists reveal atomic-level view of genetic defect that causes myotonic dystrophy type 2

New antibody could boost strength, muscle mass in patients with cancer and other diseases

New antibody could boost strength, muscle mass in patients with cancer and other diseases

Atara Biotherapeutics secures $38.5M in initial closings under Series B financing

Atara Biotherapeutics secures $38.5M in initial closings under Series B financing

Chronic bronchitis could indicate COPD subtype

Chronic bronchitis could indicate COPD subtype

Young adults who had childhood cancer more likely to be frail than their peers

Young adults who had childhood cancer more likely to be frail than their peers

Study reveals that tumors factors inhibit repair of damaged muscle fibers during cancer wasting

Study reveals that tumors factors inhibit repair of damaged muscle fibers during cancer wasting

Research Institute receives Fast Track status for its gene therapy product for treatment of SMA

Research Institute receives Fast Track status for its gene therapy product for treatment of SMA

Survivors of critical illness experience significant skeletal muscle weakness

Survivors of critical illness experience significant skeletal muscle weakness

Researchers say type 2 diabetes status should be taken into account in future BMI-mortality studies

Researchers say type 2 diabetes status should be taken into account in future BMI-mortality studies

Weight and mortality relationship appears to be stronger in adults without diabetes

Weight and mortality relationship appears to be stronger in adults without diabetes

Gene combination therapy repairs and prevents future damage of muscles caused by DMD

Gene combination therapy repairs and prevents future damage of muscles caused by DMD

Trace substance in sugar improves muscle regeneration in mouse model with muscular dystrophy

Trace substance in sugar improves muscle regeneration in mouse model with muscular dystrophy

Study provides more reliable estimate of the likely risk of disability associated with diabetes

Study provides more reliable estimate of the likely risk of disability associated with diabetes

TSRI scientists identify small molecules to control genetic defect responsible for muscular dystrophy

TSRI scientists identify small molecules to control genetic defect responsible for muscular dystrophy

Available drugs may have a dramatic impact on children stricken with Tay-Sachs disease

Available drugs may have a dramatic impact on children stricken with Tay-Sachs disease

Cedars-Sinai team awarded grant to study cardiac stem cell treatment for Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Cedars-Sinai team awarded grant to study cardiac stem cell treatment for Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Researchers identify how proteasome takes care of unwanted, potentially toxic proteins

Researchers identify how proteasome takes care of unwanted, potentially toxic proteins

GTx to continue two pivotal Phase III clinical trials of enobosarm

GTx to continue two pivotal Phase III clinical trials of enobosarm

Johns Hopkins scientist awarded Ho-Am prize for discovery of myostatin

Johns Hopkins scientist awarded Ho-Am prize for discovery of myostatin