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Inhibiting Natural Molecules Found In Body Could Prevent Muscle Loss
2012-12-19 15:09:07

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A study may be paving the way for finding ways to prevent muscle loss, obesity and diabetes. Researchers from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) found that by inhibiting a particular molecule produced naturally in the body, muscle loss due to aging or illness can be prevented. By blocking this same molecule, it triggers the body to go into a "fat-burning mode" which will fight obesity, and also treat the most common form of...

2012-08-13 15:54:15

Whether you´re old, have been ill, or suffered an injury, you´ve watched gloomily as your muscles have atrophied. The deterioration of muscle–even slight or gradual–is about as common to the human condition as breathing. Yet despite its everyday nature, scientists know little about what causes skeletal muscles to atrophy. They know proteins are responsible, but there are thousands of possible suspects, and parsing the key actors from the poseurs is tricky. In a new...

2012-08-12 23:00:10

Muscle atrophy a major problem with arthritis, could be treated with regenerative medicine, according to A.J. Farshchian MD from the Center for Regenerative Medicine. (PRWEB) August 12, 2012 Muscle atrophy a major problem with arthritis, could be treated with regenerative medicine, according to A.J. Farshchian MD from the Center for Regenerative Medicine. Muscle atrophy also known as Muscle wasting Is common in arthritis and is usually due to loss of muscle tissue which could be caused by...

2012-07-06 23:00:08

Muscle atrophy a major problem with arthritis, could be treated with regenerative medicine, according to A.J. Farshchian MD from the Center for Regenerative Medicine. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) July 06, 2012 Muscle atrophy a major problem with arthritis, could be treated with regenerative medicine, according to A.J. Farshchian MD from the Center for Regenerative Medicine. Muscle atrophy also known as Muscle wasting Is common in arthritis and is usually due to loss of muscle tissue which could...

2012-05-27 23:00:02

"Muscle atrophy is a major problem with arthritis is now being treated at he Center for regenerative Medicine," according to A.J. Farshchian MD from the Center for Regenerative Medicine. Miami, FL (PRWEB) May 26, 2012 Muscle atrophy a major problem with arthritis, could be treated with regenerative medicine, according to A.J. Farshchian MD from the Center for Regenerative Medicine. Muscle atrophy also known as Muscle wasting Is common in arthritis and is usually due to loss of muscle tissue...

2012-04-24 09:37:29

Team hopes findings will bolster practice´s reputation as a nonpharmacolgical treatment A team of Japanese researchers will reveal study results Monday at the Experimental Biology 2012 meeting that show how acupuncture therapy mitigates skeletal muscle loss and holds promise for those seeking improved mobility through muscle rejuvenation. "It is my hope that this study will demonstrate acupuncture's feasibility with regard to improving health among the elderly and medical patients....

2012-04-18 10:32:46

A team of scientists from the University of Missouri created a genetically modified mouse that mimics key features of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, an inherited neuromuscular disease affecting approximately 150,000 people in the United States. Charcot-Marie-Tooth, or CMT, is a group of progressive disorders that affects the peripheral nervous system, the part of the nervous system that connects the brain and spinal cord to targets such as muscles. The disease largely affects the distal...


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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.