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Managing common symptoms of cerebral palsy in children

Cerebral palsy is a disorder of movement and posture secondary to abnormal muscle tone, spasticity being the most common abnormality of tone  
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over 6 years ago
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How to Treat Muscle Strains and a bit on Measles

How to Treat Muscle Strains and a bit on Measles Heat or Ice? What is best to use on strained muscles? To begin this video, I cover the facts about measles a...  
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over 6 years ago
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Potential treatment identified for myotonic muscular dystrophy

A doctor who was one of the discoverers of the gene responsible for myotonic muscular dystrophy has now identified a therapeutic that could modify progression of muscle damage and muscle...  
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over 6 years ago
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Phantom limb pain: potential new treatment method for amputees

A researcher has developed a new way to treat phantom limb pain, which involves using muscle signals from the amputee's stump. The method could also help treat paralyzed patients.  
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over 6 years ago
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Stronger muscles make for healthier bone development

Scientists at the University of Southampton have shown that higher muscle mass is strongly linked with healthier bone development in children.  
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over 6 years ago
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Efforts needed to standardize criteria for age-related muscle loss

The term 'sarcopenia' is most often used to describe age-related loss in muscle mass and strength, and it is commonly considered analogous to osteoporosis.  
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over 6 years ago
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Origin of cancer wasting identified in fruit flies

The progressive wasting of muscle and fat tissue throughout the body is one of the most visible and heartbreaking manifestations of cancer, yet little is known about how tumors cause distant...  
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over 6 years ago
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Selenide protects heart muscle in the wake of cardiac arrest

Tissue damage is diminished by nearly 90 percent, finds preclinical studyDamage to heart muscle from insufficient blood supply during cardiac arrest and reperfusion...  
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over 6 years ago
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New cystic fibrosis research could help develop treatments to improve muscle function

People suffering from cystic fibrosis have less ability to uptake and use oxygen in their muscles, which leads to exercise intolerance, a study published in Experimental Physiology...  
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over 6 years ago
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30-year-old Russian man volunteers for world's first human head transplant

Valery Spiridonov, a 30-year-old computer scientist with a rare genetic muscle wasting disease, is to become the first person to undergo the world's first human head transplant.  
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over 6 years ago
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Study finds testicular cancer link for muscle-building supplements

Men who reported taking muscle-building supplements, such as pills and powders with creatine or androstenedione, reported a significantly higher likelihood of having developed testicular cancer...  
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over 6 years ago
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Cardiac and respiratory function supported by abdominal muscles in muscular dystrophy

The muscular dystrophies are known to target various muscle groups differentially.  
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over 6 years ago
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Scientists grow leg muscle from cells in a dish

A team of researchers from Italy, Israel and the United Kingdom has succeeded in generating mature, functional skeletal muscles in mice using a new approach for tissue engineering.  
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over 6 years ago
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Scientists develop active substance for fatal muscle wasting in male children

Duchenne muscular dystrophy is a congenital disease which causes muscle degeneration and eventual death in teenagers.  
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over 6 years ago
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Five days of eating fatty foods can alter the way your body's muscle processes food, Virginia Tech researchers find

You might think that you can get away with eating fatty foods for a few days without it making any significant changes to your body. Think again.  
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over 6 years ago
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Metabolic problems 'more likely in evening types than morning people'

According to a new study of circadian rhythms, staying up late is linked to increased risk of diabetes, metabolic syndrome, reduced muscle mass and sarcopenia.  
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over 6 years ago
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Into thin air and back

New deer mouse study examines muscle performance and high altitude adaptationLife has adapted to all sorts of extreme environments on Earth, among them, animals like...  
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over 6 years ago
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Therapeutic exercise lessens lung injury and muscle wasting in critically ill patients

Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is a life-threatening lung condition that affects approximately 200,000 people a year in the United States and has a higher mortality rate than breast...  
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over 6 years ago