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Jan
30
2012

Bioengineers reprogram muscles to combat degeneration

Source: University of California - Berkley. http://newscenter.berkeley.edu/2011/09/22/reprogramming-muscles-to-combat-degeneration/, 30 January 2012 (released 22 September 2011)
By Sarah Yang, Media Relations | September 22, 2011 BERKELEY — Opening the door to the development of new treatments for muscle degeneration, UC Berkeley researchers have turned back the clock on mature muscle tissue,... Read more »

Jan
27
2012

To keep muscles strong, the ‘garbage’ has to go

Source: Physorg.com. http://www.physorg.com/news178892532.html 30 January 2012 (released by Cell Press, 1 December 2009
In order to maintain muscle strength with age, cells must rid themselves of the garbage that accumulates in them over time, just as it does in any household, according to a new study in the... Read more »

Jan
26
2012

Clinical trial for muscular dystrophy demonstrates safety of customized gene therapy

Source: University of North Carolina Health Care. http://news.unchealthcare.org/news/2011/november/clinical-trial-for-muscular-dystrophy-demonstrates-safety-of-customized-gene-therapy, 30 January 2012 (released 30 November 2011)
Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have shown that it is safe to cut and paste together different viruses in an effort to create the ultimate vehicle for gene... Read more »

Jan
25
2012

After exercise, muscles have more stem cells

Source: Futurity.org. http://www.futurity.org/health-medicine/after-exercise-muscles-have-more-stem-cells/, 25 January 2012 (Released 18 January, 2012)
U. ILLINOIS (US) — A single bout of exercise in mice leads to an increase in the type of stem cell that aids in healing injury or disease in skeletal muscle. Researcher Marni Boppart and her collaborators... Read more »

Jan
24
2012

Adult Stem Cells Use Special Pathways To Repair Damaged Muscle, MU Researchers Find

Adult Stem Cells Use Special Pathways To Repair Damaged Muscle, MU Researchers Find from MU News Bureau on Vimeo.

COLUMBIA, Mo. – When a muscle is damaged,... Read more »

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