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

Researchers found that by inhibiting a particular molecule produced naturally in the body, muscle loss due to aging or illnesses can be prevented.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.