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2013-08-09 09:43:14

For many inherited diseases, such as cystic fibrosis or Huntington disease, the disease-causing genetic mutation damages or removes a protein that has an essential role in the body.

2012-01-09 19:10:35

Researchers at the University of Iowa have worked out the exact function of an enzyme that is critical for normal muscle structure and is involved in several muscular dystrophies.

2011-03-16 08:17:01

University of Iowa researchers have identified a new gene mutation that causes muscular dystrophy.

2011-03-10 13:33:28

A strong international collaboration and a single patient with mild muscle disease and severe cognitive impairment have allowed University of Iowa researchers to identify a new gene mutation that causes muscular dystrophy.

2010-07-19 12:58:03

'Super hemoglobin' allows moles to thrive underground.

2010-01-01 10:37:46

With the discovery of a new type of chemical modification on an important muscle protein, a University of Iowa study improves understanding of certain muscular dystrophies and could potentially lead to new treatments for the conditions.

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2009-07-23 14:00:00

A new study by scientists at the University of Iowa shows why muscle membranes don't rupture when healthy people exercise.

2009-05-06 11:58:00

BALTIMORE, May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two scientists whose work has led to new and better ways to diagnose and potentially treat muscular dystrophy have been chosen to receive the 2009 March of Dimes Prize in Developmental Biology. Kevin P. Campbell, Ph.D. and Louis M.

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2008-10-30 08:40:00

Feeling tired - Researchers say Viagra could help alleviate your fatigue.

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2008-02-07 16:00:00

Shrews are tiny mammals that have been widely characterized as simple and primitive. This traditional view is challenged by a new study of the hunting methods of an aquatic member of the species, the water shrew.


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'.