Latest muscle weakness Stories

Muscle Weakness In Alcoholics And Mitochondrial Disease Patients
2014-04-22 07:25:33

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Long-time alcoholics and patients with mitochondrial disease both suffer with muscle weakness, but it wasn't until a new study from Thomas Jefferson University that a common link was found. According to the findings, described in The Journal of Cell Biology, the link involves mitochondria that are unable to self-repair. This information gives researchers a new method for diagnosing mitochondrial disease, as well as a target for new drug...

2013-08-02 12:37:49

The substance protects the body's supply of a cell signal for muscle regeneration A trace substance in caramelized sugar, when purified and given in appropriate doses, improves muscle regeneration in a mouse model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy. The findings are published today, Aug. 1, in the journal Skeletal Muscle. Morayma Reyes, professor of pathology and laboratory medicine, and Hannele Ruohola-Baker, professor of biochemistry and associate director of the Institute for Stem Cell...

Underlying Causes Of Impaired Brain Function In Muscular Dystrophy Revealed
2012-08-08 12:54:58

The molecular missteps that disrupt brain function in the most common form of adult-onset muscular dystrophy have been revealed in a new study published by Cell Press. Myotonic dystrophy is marked by progressive muscle wasting and weakness, as well as excessive daytime sleepiness, memory problems, and mental retardation. A new mouse model reported in the August 9 issue of the journal Neuron reproduces key cognitive and behavioral symptoms of this disease and could be used to develop drug...

2012-06-23 23:01:10

A Gastonia, N.C. woman seeks a new normal as she undergoes treatment for an uncommon and chronic neuromuscular disorder that left the accomplished crafter without interest in or passion for her life-long hobbies. Chapel Hill, N.C. (PRWEB) June 22, 2012 Rosanne Griffith is searching for her new normal. “I have to find a new me,” said Rosanne, 61, of Gastonia, N.C. “That´s the hardest thing. Right now, the new normal changes day to day.” Rosanne has myasthenia...

2012-03-11 09:00:00

An all natural testosterone enhancing supplement is now available from health and wellness company, True Healthy Products to fight symptoms of low testosterone levels and for a limited time, comes with a free natural energy supplement to fight fatigue. (PRWEB) March 11, 2012 Natural health and wellness products provider, True Healthy Products, now has a testosterone boosting supplement called Daily Optimizer from the company´s Cell Formula product line. For a limited time, with every...

2012-01-27 18:00:00

The Insole and Orthotic Revolution has now begun ! MEGAComfort Inc. (http://www.megacomfort.com) , the nations leading supplier of Ergonomic Anti-Fatigue Insoles and Orthotics for the Workplace is please to announce the immediate availability of its new and improved MEGASole and MULTI-Thotic. (PRWEB) January 27, 2012 The Insole and Orthotic Revolution has now begun ! MEGAComfort Inc. http://www.megacomfort.com, the nations leading supplier of Ergonomic Anti-Fatigue Insoles and Orthotics...

2012-01-11 06:35:23

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- A young fit athlete who appears no different from the others on his football team dies suddenly during practice on a hot summer day. What could make this happen? According to new studies some physically fit young people could have a genetic mutation that makes them more sensitive to heat. Researchers led by those at Baylor College of Medicine may have identified a molecule that could reduce that threat. Dr. Susan Hamilton chair of molecular physiology and biophysics...

2012-01-02 08:00:00

New all natural post workout recovery supplement from Bonavitas helps the body recover after physical activity -- whether an intense weightlifting session at the gym, a quick run around the neighborhood, a sports game, or even a yoga session, Bonavitas' recovery supplement can help individuals reach their weight loss goals this year. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) January 02, 2012 Bonavitas has introduced an incredible muscle recovery drink that uses only all natural ingredients to hep the body...

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