Muscle Problem Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
11/7/2017
10/18/2017
New Genes Linked to Restless Legs Syndrome

Scientists found 13 new culprits among 45,000 patients with the condition

10/9/2017
The Value of Strength Training

The goal: to keep muscles strong at every age

8/7/2017
Stretches: The Forgotten Exercise

You won't build up a sweat, but will reap other benefits

8/4/2017
Protein at All 3 Meals May Help Preserve Seniors' Strength

Staves off muscle decline, Canadian researchers suggest

8/3/2017
As Many as 1 in 3 Experience New or Worse Pain With Yoga

Still, two-thirds feel better from this ancient form of exercise, study finds

8/3/2017
Protein Intake and Muscle Mass

When you eat your protein may affect your muscle strength as you age, study finds.

7/12/2017
6/23/2017
Can Smartphone Use Bring on Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

Maybe, especially for folks who spend more than 5 hours a day on their devices, study says

6/7/2017
Excess Alcohol May Speed Muscle Loss in Older Women

After menopause, frequent drinkers had four times the risk of sarcopenia, study found

6/2/2017
Compression Tights Won't Trim Running Times

While they kept muscles from vibrating, fatigue still set in, study finds

5/17/2017
Just 2 Weeks on the Couch Can Trigger Body's Decline

Constant daily activity vital to optimal health, lifestyle experts say

5/13/2017
Don't Let Your Garden Get You Down

Yard work relieves stress but can wreak havoc on muscles and joints unless you protect yourself

5/5/2017
Stretching Eases Pain of Vessel Disease in Legs

At-home regimen might help get you walking again, researcher says

4/19/2017
Strength Training Might Help Prevent Seniors' Falls

Exercise helps improve balance and age-related muscle loss, doctor says

3/24/2017
Ouch! How to Tell If You Have a Sprain, a Strain or a Tear

They're not the same and some types of injuries take longer than others to heal

3/17/2017
Many College Football Players Lack Vitamin D: Study

Deficiency could put them at risk for muscle injuries

3/1/2017
Scientists Spot Signs That Predict Worsening Multiple Sclerosis

Fatigue, limited leg function tied to progressive disease in study

1/26/2017
Scientists Create Clothing With 'Knitted' Muscle Power

Fabric reacts to low voltage charge and could help disabled to move more, researchers say

11/25/2016
Health Tip: Coping With a Muscle Cramp

Start with some gentle stretching

9/13/2016
Health Tip: Relax With Music Before Bed

Suggestions that promote better sleep

8/29/2016
Health Tip: Why Warm-Up?

It prepares your body for exercise

8/27/2016
Backpack Smarts From a Pro

Overloaded carryalls injure thousands of school children in U.S.

8/19/2016
Think Safety When Picking, Packing School Backpacks

Heavy, unbalanced loads can cause injury that is easy to avoid, experts say

8/3/2016
Sickle Cell Trait Not Linked to Early Death in Study

However, black soldiers with the gene variant face higher risk of muscle deterioration during exercise

5/10/2016
Pumping Iron? Try Longer Breaks Between Sets for Max Muscles

Study suggests 5-minute rest periods, at least for novices

5/6/2016
Statins Might Protect People With Narrowed Leg Arteries

Study found the cholesterol-lowing drugs associated with reduced risk of amputation, death

4/28/2016
Building Muscle Could Boost the Body's Most Important Muscle

People with heart disease should prioritize weight training over weight loss, study says

12/22/2015
Child Paralysis Cases Spiked During Virus Outbreak: Study

But definitive cause of polio-like disease remains unproved, researchers say

12/2/2015
Negative News on Statins Tied to Dropped Prescriptions

Researcher says heart benefits outweigh risk of side effects

10/23/2015
Health Food Stores Urge Supplements to Underage Teens: Study

Two-thirds of clerks recommend muscle-building aid not OK'd for use before age 18

7/28/2015
Standing All Day at Work? It May Take Toll on Health

Experiencing lower-limb muscle fatigue daily may have long-term consequences, study suggests

7/15/2015
Health Tip: Why Muscles Cramp

Did you remember to stretch?

7/8/2015
Muscle Strength Fades After Just Two Weeks of Inactivity

Study shows it takes much longer to regain lost power

6/23/2015
'Skinny Jeans' Linked to Woman's Nerve Damage

After spending the day squatting in too-tight pants, she temporarily couldn't walk

6/10/2015
Older Americans Need Protein to Keep Muscles Strong, Study Says

Both animal and plant sources are important

5/22/2015
Diet and Exercise May Not Stave Off Age-Related Muscle Loss

Review finds current research is inconclusive

5/14/2015
Hand-Grip Strength May Provide Clues to Heart Health

Researchers found decrease was linked to higher risk of heart attack, stroke and premature death

4/13/2015
Muscle Strength Helps Baseball Pitchers Avoid Injury

Researchers use computer simulation to show what contributes to elbow problems

4/1/2015
Night Owls Run Higher Risk of Health Problems, Study Finds

Even with the same amount of sleep as early risers, they were more prone to diabetes, muscle loss

3/23/2015
Why Insulin Resistance May Be More Common in Men

Researchers say a protein in muscle might be culprit behind type 2 diabetes gender gap

2/20/2015
Researchers Measure Scope of Muscular Dystrophies That Strike Boys

Hispanics more likely to develop muscle-weakening disorders, but it's not clear why

1/28/2015
Muscle Weakness Affects 1 in 5 Americans Over 80

CDC study finds women more affected than men

1/12/2015
The Mind May Be a Muscle Booster

Mental imagery reduces muscle loss associated with immobilization, study suggests

12/24/2014
Health Tip: Soothe Sore Muscles

Rest, massage and stretching can help

12/5/2014
Health Tip: Prevent Back Strain

Lose any extra pounds

11/11/2014
Three-Quarters of Young Baseball Players Have Arm Pain

But study found many kids are encouraged to stay on the field in spite of their injuries

10/13/2014
Health Tip: Strained Hamstring?

Here are common symptoms

9/10/2014
Positions Are Key When Sex Causes Back Pain

New study says 'spooning' isn't ideal for all men with aching backs

9/9/2014
Short Walks Can Offset Long Stretches of Sitting

An hour of sitting can impact arteries in the legs, but even a 5-minute stroll helps, research shows