Medications

New potential drugs for muscle dystrophy found using stem cells

Muscular dystrophy describes a group of genetic diseases in which muscles progressively weaken and degenerate, with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) being the most common. There are no curative treatments for DMD, and available ...

Vaccination

Swiss sign new Pfizer vaccine deal, eyeing booster shots

Switzerland announced Wednesday that it has signed a new contract with Pfizer for seven million COVID vaccine doses next year and in 2023, with an eye towards providing future booster shots.

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Icing muscle injuries may delay recovery

A study using a mouse model of eccentric contraction has revealed that icing injured muscles delays muscle regeneration. The discovery was made by a research group including Associate Professor ARAKAWA Takamitsu and then ...

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Contraction

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