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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

New genetic analysis reveals biological causes of muscle weakness in older people

New genetic analysis reveals biological causes of muscle weakness in older people

Researchers use cachexia model to assess cancer-derived myocardial impairments

Researchers use cachexia model to assess cancer-derived myocardial impairments

Greater muscle strength associated with lower risk of COVID-19 hospitalization

Greater muscle strength associated with lower risk of COVID-19 hospitalization

Scientists identify animal model to study human musculoskeletal aging

Scientists identify animal model to study human musculoskeletal aging

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

Carrot-based Japanese herbal medicine may improve muscle complications associated with COPD

Carrot-based Japanese herbal medicine may improve muscle complications associated with COPD

Could the keto diet help prevent or mitigate severe COVID-19?

Could the keto diet help prevent or mitigate severe COVID-19?

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

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

National Covid-19 Resilience Programme in the UK would support older people through pandemic

National Covid-19 Resilience Programme in the UK would support older people through pandemic

Researchers identify new strategy to combat loss of skeletal muscle mass

Researchers identify new strategy to combat loss of skeletal muscle mass

New study may help combat loss of muscle mass associated with aging

New study may help combat loss of muscle mass associated with aging

Leaking components from broken muscle fibers activate 'satellite' muscle stem cells

Leaking components from broken muscle fibers activate 'satellite' muscle stem cells

Study elucidates the role of ERβ in growth of skeletal muscle in female mice

Study elucidates the role of ERβ in growth of skeletal muscle in female mice

Study shows LED-based UV irradiation prevents bone and muscle loss in aging mice

Study shows LED-based UV irradiation prevents bone and muscle loss in aging mice

Research shows the validity, reliability of isokinetic strength testing of older adults with COPD and stroke

Research shows the validity, reliability of isokinetic strength testing of older adults with COPD and stroke

Novel tool uses fat to diagnose musculoskeletal disease and predict falls, fractures

Novel tool uses fat to diagnose musculoskeletal disease and predict falls, fractures

Ghrelin may help protect the elderly population from muscle loss

Ghrelin may help protect the elderly population from muscle loss

New project to explore how robotic muscles could turn back the body clock

New project to explore how robotic muscles could turn back the body clock

Vitamin C could be the key to better muscles in later life

Vitamin C could be the key to better muscles in later life