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2014-08-01 23:07:34

In her new role, Sharon will focus on advocating for and supporting MSA families as well as on educating healthcare professionals unfamiliar with this rare neurological disorder. La

2014-07-14 12:48:10

New research raises the prospect of more effective treatments for cachexia, a profound wasting of fat and muscle occurring in about half of all cancer patients, raising their risk of death.

burrowing frog
2014-07-01 03:45:29

Scientists at the University of Queensland, Australia, have identified key genes that help burrowing frogs avoid muscle wastage whilst they are dormant. These genetic insights could help prevent muscle atrophy in bedridden human patients, or even astronauts.

2014-06-16 12:29:56

After father dies from massive brain hemorrhage, his 11 children get MRIs which detect brain aneurysms in five siblings, leading to life saving surgeries CHICAGO, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/

One-third Of All Brain Aneurysms Rupture Regardless Of Size
2014-05-23 03:40:36

The lifetime risk for rupture of a brain aneurysm depends heavily on the patient's overall load of risk factors. However, a recent study demonstrated that the size of an aneurysm has no great significance on the risk of rupture.

2014-05-06 23:09:19

On Tuesday, May 6, 2014, representatives from the Brain Aneurysm Foundation, survivors and family members from fifteen states across the country will head to Capitol Hill in an effort to educate

2014-04-23 09:35:06

Patients with arteriovenous malformations (abnormal connection between arteries and veins) in the brain that have not ruptured had a lower risk of stroke or death for up to 12 years if they received conservative management of the condition compared to an interventional treatment.

2014-04-18 12:36:49

Researchers from Yale School of Medicine and Celera Diagnostics have confirmed the significance of a genetic variant that substantially increases the risk of a frequently fatal thoracic aortic dissection or full rupture.

Building Better Muscles With Green Tomatoes
2014-04-10 05:50:19

Muscle atrophy, or wasting, is a problem caused by aging and a variety of illnesses and injuries. The surprising answer to this according to a new study from the University of Iowa might be green tomatoes.

2014-04-09 16:31:50

Researchers headed by Antonio Zorzano at IRB demonstrate that the DOR protein promotes muscle mass loss in mice.


Word of the Day
tapinage
  • The act of lurking; skulking about; hiding; keeping from sight.
The word 'tapinage' comes French 'se tapir' meaning 'to crouch, squat'.