Latest Atrophy Stories
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.
University of Illinois researchers determined that an adult stem cell present in muscle is responsive to exercise, a discovery that may provide a link between exercise and muscle health.
We take it for granted, but the fact that our muscles grow when we work them makes them rather unique.
Researchers at the University of Missouri have identified a communication breakdown between nerves and muscles in mice that may provide new insight into the debilitating and fatal human disease known as spinal muscular atrophy (SMA).
VIB researchers have developed a mouse model for Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) neuropathy, a hereditary disease of the peripheral nervous system.
People lose 30% of their muscle strength between the ages of 50 and 70 years.
Scientists claim that an apple a day helps to boost muscles and fight fat.
Approximately 50,000 Americans suffer from multiple system atrophy. A strong need exists for more awareness and education regarding diagnosis and management of this rare disease.
WALTHAM, Mass., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Repligen Corporation (Nasdaq: RGEN) today announced that the Company has received $1,400,000 in research funding from the Muscular Dystrophy Association ("MDA") to support the ongoing development of RG3039 for Spinal Muscular Atrophy ("SMA").
A new study by researchers at the Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Calgary, is raising questions about the therapeutic use of botulinum toxin A.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).