Tag: Muscle

Innovation, Research

Researchers discover a molecular pathway that triggers fatal cardiac atrophy

June 24, 2021

Via: The Medical News

In many situations, heart muscle cells do not respond to external stresses in the same ways that skeletal muscle cells do. But under some conditions, heart and skeletal muscles can both waste away at fatally rapid rates, according to a […]

Innovation, Research

How to boost muscle regeneration and rebuild tissue

May 25, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

One of the many effects of aging is loss of muscle mass, which contributes to disability in older people. To counter this loss, scientists at the Salk Institute are studying ways to accelerate the regeneration of muscle tissue, using a […]

News, Wellness

Proteins play crucial role in muscle growth

February 26, 2021

Via: The Medical News

When a muscle grows, because its owner is still growing too or has started exercising regularly, some of the stem cells in this muscle develop into new muscle cells. The same thing happens when an injured muscle starts to heal. […]

Innovation, Med Tech

Artificial network model describes entire movement planning in the brain

December 7, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Every day we effortlessly make countless grasping movements. We take a key in our hand, open the front door by operating the door handle, then pull it closed from the outside and lock it with the key. What is a […]


Playing tennis could help prevent musculoskeletal conditions

January 23, 2020

Via: The Medical News

PLAYING tennis could beat going to the gym when it comes to warding-off muscle and bone problems later in life, according to a groundbreaking new study. So-called ‘Musculoskeletal’ problems are a major issue in the UK, with 1 in 4 […]

Innovation, Research

A naturally occurring protein may be responsible for many benefits of exercise

January 13, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Whether it be a brisk walk around the park or high intensity training at the gym, exercise does a body good. But what if you could harness the benefits of a good workout without ever moving a muscle? Michigan Medicine […]

Innovation, Research

Epileptic seizures not likely to be predicted by changes in brain wave patterns

September 25, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Until now, certain brain wave patterns were regarded as indicators; however, a study by the University of Bonn did not find any evidence for this Epileptic seizures can probably not be predicted by changes in brain wave patterns that were […]


Drug industry spent millions to squelch talk about high drug prices

December 19, 2017

Via: The Medical News

Facing bipartisan hostility over high drug prices in an election year, the pharma industry’s biggest trade group boosted revenue by nearly a fourth last year and spread the millions collected among hundreds of lobbyists, politicians and patient groups, new filings […]


Most office workers find negative relationship between increased sitting time and health

December 1, 2017

Via: The Medical News

A James Cook University study has found nearly three quarters of office workers believe there is a negative relationship between sitting down all day at work and their health – and that bosses are crucial to helping solve the problem. […]

Innovation, Med Tech, Research

Researchers use ultrasound technology to help amputees get greater control of prosthetics

November 16, 2017

Via: The Medical News

There’s hope for a better life for people who’ve lost an arm or leg, thanks to new research funded by the National Science Foundation and the Department of Defense. George Mason University researchers are developing cutting-edge ultrasound technology to help […]

Innovation, Research

Scientists find way to control behaviour of cardiomyocytes using laser radiation

April 18, 2016

Via: The Medical News

Scientists from MIPT’s Laboratory of the Biophysics of Excitable Systems have discovered how to control the behaviour of heart muscle cells (cardiomyocytes) using laser radiation; this study will help scientists to better understand the mechanisms of the heart and could […]