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2012-02-28 10:45:48

Antisense oligonucleotides – short segments of genetic material designed to target specific areas of a gene or chromosome – that activated an enzyme to "chew up" toxic RNA (ribonucleic acid) could point the way to a treatment for a degenerative muscle disease called myotonic dystrophy.

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.

2011-12-29 06:30:49

Before now, the only way to treat a wide-neck aneurysm was to undergo brain surgery. A novel device approved by the FDA made it possible to close wide-neck aneurysms that press against the optic nerve in the eye without risks, pain and longer recovery of major surgery.

2011-11-15 09:41:46

Patients with cancer, heart disease and other chronic illness struggle not only with complications inherent to their disease, they also experience an involuntary loss of weight and muscle mass triggered by the body's natural response to infection and inflammation.

2011-11-11 06:50:52

Medical scientists have for the first time identified a gene responsible for a fatal abdominal condition that afflicts tens of thousands of people across the world.

2011-11-05 01:15:59

University of British Columbia researchers have developed new technology for monitoring brain aneurysms – an approach that is potentially less invasive and more accurate than current methods, and one that is simple enough for patients to use at home for frequent monitoring.

2011-10-03 16:45:00

On Friday, September 23rd, the United States Senate passed a resolution declaring September National Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October

2011-09-14 14:00:00

The Brain Aneurysm Foundation has launched a petition drive, asking supporters to petition Congress to put Brain Aneurysm Awareness on the map and designate September National Brain Aneurysm Awareness


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