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 ...

Medical research

hand held device reduces muscle pain in thirty minutes

Using a hand held device the size of a computer mouse for just 30 minutes could significantly change how people deal with, and recover from, the pain associated with musculoskeletal conditions.

Cardiology

Cholesterol study points to new drugs

(Medical Xpress)—Insight into how our bodies make cholesterol could lead to treatments with fewer side-effects than existing drugs.

Medical research

Reconnecting nerves to their target muscles

European researchers are working toward restoration of mobility in neuromuscular disease and trauma. Using miniature scaffolds to guide nerve regeneration, they are seeking to ensure proper functional connections between ...

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