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2008-01-21 16:12:34

Researchers at University of Texas have successfully used embryonic stem cells to restore muscle function in genetically engineered mice with the most common form of muscular dystrophy.   The research creates new hope for the treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), one of  nine types of muscular dystrophy, a degenerative disease in which the cells can no longer regenerate after an injury.  The disease affects approximately 1 out of every 3,500 to 5,000 boys in the...

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  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.