Medical research

New muscular disease myoglobinopathy described

Researchers at the Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL) led by Dr. Montse Olivé have described in Nature Communications a new muscular disease caused by a mutation in the myoglobin gene. The study was led by ...

Medical research

Test to save patients from invasive open biopsies

University of Queensland researchers are developing diagnostic tests for a genetic condition which can cause the body to fatally overheat while under a general anaesthetic.

Health

Resistance training enhances recycling capacity in muscles

A new study at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland, reports that autophagosome content is increased by resistance training in previously untrained young men, but this response may be blunted by aging. Autophagy is a major ...

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