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Sewing Thread, Fishing Line Used To Create Powerful Artificial Muscles
2014-02-21 07:29:45

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Fishing line and sewing thread both have their own unique practical qualities, but when the two are combined they can do so much more, according to a new international study led by researchers from the Alan G. MacDiarmid NanoTech Institute at The University of Texas at Dallas. In a paper published today in the journal Science, researchers from UT Dallas, the University of British Columbia (UBC), and others from Australia, South...

2014-02-18 12:30:50

ScamOrNotReviews, a consumer advocacy group, has announced the release of their 2014 Muscle Xlerator review. The company examines claims made by product manufacturers to ensure their validity, and in the case of Muscle Xlerator, they have found that the manufacturer's claims are accurate. LOS ANGELES, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Consumer advocacy group ScamOrNotReviews has released their 2014 review of the product known as Muscle Xlerator. The company specializes in...

2014-02-17 23:01:27

Lean Hybrid Muscle made by Elliott Hulse is the latest program that teaches people how to build lean muscle and burn fat simultaneously. A full review on the site HealthReviewCenter.com indicates if Lean Hybrid Muscle is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 Lean Hybrid Muscle is a new solution for those people who want to learn to build better coordination, and avoid injuries during exercise. This program is made by Elliott H, a personal trainer, and strength and...

2014-02-16 23:00:55

New findings on why skeletal muscle stem cells stop dividing and renewing muscle mass during aging points up a unique therapeutic opportunity for managing muscle-wasting conditions in humans, says a new University of Colorado Boulder study. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) February 16, 2014 New findings on why skeletal muscle stem cells stop dividing and renewing muscle mass during aging points up a unique therapeutic opportunity for managing muscle-wasting conditions in humans, says a new University...

2014-02-11 23:00:48

MDA Muscle Walk is the largest event circuit of its kind in the United States, with approximately 150 walks throughout the nation scheduled from February through May. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Take a small step to make a big difference for the Muscular Dystrophy Association during the 2014 Muscle Walk season that will pay tribute to — and raise funds for — children and adults served by MDA. MDA Muscle Walk is comprised of a series of non-competitive local walks held across...

2014-02-06 23:01:57

In research funded by the FSH Society, a patient advocacy organization, a Minnesota team has identified drugs that block the toxic effects of a gene involved in a most common form of muscular dystrophy. Lexington, MASS (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD) is among the most common muscle-wasting diseases, affecting more than 500,000 people around the world. Its cause is genetic, passed from generation to generation, although 30 percent of cases arise...

Shivering Turns White Fat Into Brown Fat
2014-02-05 07:39:02

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Most of us put off exercising when it is cold outside. However, new research is showing that shivering, which is the body's way to stay warm, is as equally capable of stimulating the conversion of energy-storing "white fat" into energy-burning "brown fat" as bouts of moderate exercise. The findings were published in a recent issue of Cell Metabolism. For example, 1.8 ounces of white fat stores 300 kilocalories of energy and the same...

2014-02-02 23:01:43

Hoggan Scientific’s New RSI Rehab Strength Indicator for Precise Strength Assessment and Exercise Monitoring “A Must for Every Physical Therapist” - Earl Van Wagoner, Designer Salt Lake City (PRWEB) February 02, 2014 Hoggan Scientific, LLC, a Utah based company and industry leading manufacturer of dynamometers, force gauges and instrumentation sensors for medical and ergonomic markets, launches its new RSI Rehab Strength Indicator. The new wireless force monitor transforms...

2014-02-02 23:01:32

Maximize Your Muscle reviews have been popping up all over the Internet and QuickMuscleBuildingTips.com reveals the truth about this muscle building program that claims to offer men everything they need to get them started towards building that amazing buff body. Houston, TX (PRWEB) February 02, 2014 Maximize Your Muscle, a workout program by Vince Del Monte that claims to be able to help men build a buff body has caught the attention of QuickMuscleBuildingTips.com’s Stan Stevenson,...

2014-01-28 09:12:25

Kennedy Krieger researchers develop valid and accurate model for FSHD Researchers at the Kennedy Krieger Institute recently announced study findings showing the successful development of a humanized preclinical model for facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD), providing scientists with a much needed tool to accelerate novel therapeutic research and development. Published in Human Molecular Genetics, the study outlines the validity of a unique model that, for the first time,...

Latest Muscle Reference Libraries

2013-04-30 14:32:22

Muscle is soft tissue that is filled with protein filaments that manipulates the shape of a cell which can help with posture, movement and functions of other organs in the body such as the lungs and heart as well as the digestive tract. Formation and Orientation There are three different types of muscle tissues; skeletal, smooth and cardiac muscles. Skeletal muscle is used to hold together and monitor skeletal movements. Posture is mainly controlled by skeletal muscles located along...

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