Muscle Problem Health News

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Article Title
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

8/26/2014
Health Tip: Did You Bruise a Muscle?

Signs of a muscle contusion

8/15/2014
Expert Offers Backpack Safety Tips

When kids carry too much, muscle strains and back pain can occur

8/14/2014
7/17/2014
'Little League Shoulder' on the Rise

Rest, possibly combined with physical therapy, key to recovery, research suggests

6/25/2014
Injection Treatment No Help for Hamstring Injuries, Study Says

One expert questions the findings, and believes plasma-rich injections can help athletes and others

6/18/2014
Group Doctor Visits May Benefit Muscle Disorder Patients

Those who attended their annual neurologist visit with peers reported slightly better quality of life later

5/29/2014
Fast Weight Loss May Mean Muscle Loss

Study volunteers eating 500 calories a day lost more muscle than those eating more than twice as much

5/22/2014
Consistent Protein Intake Key to Muscle Strength, Study Says

Many Americans consume too little early in the day

4/30/2014
Doctors Regrow Large Areas of Muscle Lost in Injured Soldiers

Trauma patients regained some function in severely damaged legs with first-time procedure

4/24/2014
More Muscle May Help Kidney Dialysis Patients

Small study found those with greater muscle mass could walk farther, reported better mental health

4/21/2014
Massage May Improve Blood Flow While Easing Muscle Soreness: Study

Benefits seen among inactive people, those who exercised

4/12/2014
Getting in Front of Back Pain

Strong core muscles, good posture can help, expert says

4/7/2014
Muscle Weakness May Persist for Months After ICU Stay

Hospitalized patients who'd been on mechanical ventilators were studied up to 2 years after discharge

3/18/2014
More Muscles Linked to Longer Life, Research Suggests

Older adults with greater muscle mass had a lower risk of death during study period

2/20/2014
Scientists Use Fishing Line, Thread to Make Artificial Muscles

They're 100 times stronger than human muscles and could be used in robots, researchers say

2/17/2014
Scientists Get Closer to Rejuvenating Aging Muscles

In mouse studies, Stanford researchers uncover potential reason behind muscles' decline in old age

1/23/2014
Most Crash Victims Don't Plan to Sue: Study

Only 17 percent of drivers with hurt necks or other body parts had contacted a lawyer within six weeks

12/26/2013
11/8/2013
Study Probes Why Exercise Leaves Women More Breathless Than Men

Females' smaller lungs and airways lead to differences between the sexes, researchers say

10/18/2013
Health Tip: Using Heat Therapy

For starters, don't apply just after an injury

9/27/2013
Fine Muscle Control May Continue Developing Into Teen Years

New finding paves way for improved therapy for kids with neurological disorders, researchers say

9/25/2013
Epilepsy Drugs in Pregnancy May Affect Infants' Fine Motor Skills

Study did not find similar link when babies were exposed through breast-feeding

9/4/2013
Health Tip: Easing Muscle Soreness

A gentle stretch may help

8/21/2013
Taking a Bath After a Workout? Hold the Ice, Researchers Say

Study found that for most people, ice baths cause pain, but no gain, following exercise

6/7/2013
Pent-Up Stress Could Harm Health of Middle-Aged Women

Swedish study followed women since late 1960s

5/20/2013
Extra Vitamin D May Ease Crohn's Symptoms, Study Finds

Improvements reported in muscle strength, fatigue and quality of life

4/1/2013
Statin Side Effects Often Manageable: Study

People who quit may do better with different type or dose of cholesterol-lowering drugs