Health

Whole body vibration therapy increases bone strength

A treatment known as whole body vibration therapy significantly increases bone strength among adolescents with cerebral palsy, a new clinical trial from New Zealand shows. The results were presented Saturday at The Endocrine ...

Medical research

Engineered stem cell advance points toward treatment for ALS

Transplantation of human stem cells in an experiment conducted at the University of Wisconsin-Madison improved survival and muscle function in rats used to model ALS, a nerve disease that destroys nerve control of muscles, ...

Neuroscience

Researcher advancing motor neuron studies

A University of Connecticut researcher is advancing the understanding of the devastating inherited condition known as spinal muscular atrophy.

Medical research

Protein injection points to muscular dystrophy treatment

Scientists have discovered that injecting a novel human protein into muscle affected by Duchenne muscular dystrophy significantly increases its size and strength, findings that could lead to a therapy akin to the use of insulin ...

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