News tagged with muscle injury
A protein required to regrow injured peripheral nerves has been identified by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
Neuroscience Jun 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—UC San Francisco scientists have discovered that muscle repair requires the action of two types of cells better known for causing inflammation and forming fat.
Medical research Apr 19, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 1 |
By using noninvasive stimulation, researchers were able to temporarily improve the ability of people with spinal cord injuries to use their hands. The findings, reported on November 29th in Current Biology, a Cell ...
Neuroscience Nov 29, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Changing hormones and nerve activity during menstrual cycle predispose women to knee injuries, researchers find
(Medical Xpress)—Hormone changes during a woman's menstrual cycle and the resulting fluctuations in nerve activity may be a major reason female athletes have more knee injuries than their male counterparts, according to ...
Health Nov 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Few drugs are available to treat muscle injury, muscle wasting and genetic disorders causing muscle degeneration, such as Duchenne muscular dystrophy. A compelling discovery that may change this was made recently by a research ...
Medical research Oct 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
In medical research, finding a reliable and cost-effective animal model can greatly enhance success in identifying disease mechanisms and genetic pathways, potentially cutting years off drug testing regimes and development ...
Neuroscience Feb 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Most athletes can testify to the pain-relieving, recovery-promoting effects of massage. Now there's a scientific basis that supports booking a session with a massage therapist: On the cellular level massage reduces inflammation ...
Health Feb 01, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Research from Queen Mary, University of London suggests that omega-3 fatty acids, which are found in fish oil, have the potential to protect nerves from injury and help them to regenerate.
Medical research Jan 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Functional electrical stimulation (FES) was developed to help return lost function to patients with upper and lower extremity injuries and spinal cord injuries, among other applications. However, the devices, which work by ...
Medical research Nov 21, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
When a motor nerve is severely damaged, people rarely recover full muscle strength and function. Neuroscientists from Children's Hospital Boston, combining patient data with observations in a mouse model, now show why. It's ...
Medical research Oct 03, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine researchers are reporting a possible new blood test to help diagnose heart attacks.
Cardiology Sep 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Research led by the University of East Anglia has discovered the crucial role of a molecule in skeletal muscle development.
Medical research Jul 04, 2011 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Seven out of ten hospital nurses who took part in a Canadian study used the dorsogluteal (DG) buttock site to administer intramuscular injections - despite the potential risks of sciatic nerve injury - with only 14% using ...
Other May 09, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—One in three people with rheumatoid arthritis, regardless of their age, will fall once or more times a year, according to a new University of Manchester study.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Apr 11, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Getting a grip on hand function: Researchers discover spinal cord circuit that controls our ability to grasp
Dalhousie neurosurgeon and scientist Dr. Rob Brownstone and postdoctoral fellow Dr. Tuan Bui have identified the spinal cord circuit that controls the hand's ability to grasp. This breakthrough finding opens ...
Neuroscience Apr 10, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0