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Latest Skeletal muscle Stories

2010-06-02 12:05:00

BALTIMORE, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the best post-exercise recovery drinks could already be in your refrigerator, according to new research presented at the American College of Sports Medicine conference this week.

2010-05-24 08:50:01

HSP10 (Heat Shock Protein), helps monitor and organize protein interactions in the body, and responds to environmental stresses, such as exercise and infection, by increasing its production inside cells.

2010-05-20 15:07:45

Post-meal blood vessel expansion naturally occurs in young, not old, and restoration through drug therapy could dramatically improve strength and health of elders.

2010-05-05 08:52:52

Type 2 diabetes is a widespread problem for many people these days, and our risk for insulin resistance and diabetes only grows as we age.

2010-03-24 16:51:47

Humans have very limited ability to regenerate heart muscle cells, which is a key reason why heart attacks that kill cells and scar heart tissue are so dangerous.

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2010-03-22 08:47:58

A new study in the Journal of Cell Biology (JCB) identifies a cytokine signaling pathway that induces the breakdown of disused skeletal muscle.

2010-03-16 16:25:55

The muscle-building abilities of hormones known as insulin-like growth factors (IGFs) are legendary.

2010-03-13 08:16:44

New findings that shed light on how genetic damage to muscle cell proteins can lead to the development of the rare muscle-wasting disease, nemaline myopathy, are reported March 15 in the Biochemical Journal.

2010-02-02 10:56:02

A group of Marshall University researchers and their colleagues in Japan are conducting research that may lead to new ways to move or position single molecules—a necessary step if man someday hopes to build molecular machines or other devices capable of working at very small scales.

2010-01-05 21:17:13

A new study involving the University of Iowa, Mayo Clinic and two other institutions provides insight on weight control, suggesting that a ATP-sensitive potassium channel critical to survival and stress adaptation can contribute to fat deposition and obesity.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.