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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.

Muscle Stem Cells Activated By Exercise
2012-02-07 05:19:26

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.

2012-01-03 14:06:30

We take it for granted, but the fact that our muscles grow when we work them makes them rather unique.

2011-09-27 11:31:29

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).

2011-08-02 15:23:47

VIB researchers have developed a mouse model for Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) neuropathy, a hereditary disease of the peripheral nervous system.

2011-06-10 13:35:22

People lose 30% of their muscle strength between the ages of 50 and 70 years.

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2011-06-08 13:21:37

Scientists claim that an apple a day helps to boost muscles and fight fat.

2011-03-11 00:00:27

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.

2010-12-15 06:00:00

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").

2010-12-02 21:34:47

A new study by researchers at the Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Calgary, is raising questions about the therapeutic use of botulinum toxin A.


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