Cardiology

Study reveals first six months best for stimulating heart growth

In a recent issue of Science Translational Medicine, Brian Polizzotti, PhD, Bernhard Kuhn, MD, Sangita Choudhury, PhD, and colleagues affiliated with the Boston Children's Hospital's Translational Research Center report that ...

Medical research

'Missing culprit' in heart failure identified

Working with lab animals and human heart cells, scientists from Johns Hopkins and other institutions have identified what they describe as "the long-sought culprit" in the mystery behind a cell-signaling breakdown that triggers ...

Genetics

Potential treatment for most common form of muscular dystrophy

A doctor who was one of the discoverers of the gene responsible for myotonic muscular dystrophy has now identified a drug that could slow the progression of muscle damage and muscle dysfunction associated with the disease ...

Medical research

Muscle weakness studies suggest possible therapeutic strategies

A recently published study by a University of Colorado School of Medicine researcher and her colleagues suggests potential therapies for central core disease, a condition that can delay development of motor skills such as ...

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