Muscle Problem Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
10/7/2009
9/22/2009
Small Steps May Speed Recovery in ICU Patients

Mild exercise beats bed rest, preliminary study finds

9/18/2009
Health Tip: Could It Be a Torn Rotator Cuff?

Here are basic warning signs

8/31/2009
8/6/2009
Sunlight May Cause Rash in Autoimmune Disease

UV exposure associated with skin inflammation in study of myositis

7/30/2009
Muscle Density Linked to Disability

Building strength, expert says, might help keep elderly out of hospitals

7/27/2009
7/6/2009
Statins May Cause Muscle Damage in Some Patients

People with serious muscle aches showed muscle fiber damage even after halting drugs, researchers say

7/6/2009
Even Steroid-Free Bodybuilders Focus on Image

Weight trainers show signs of disorder called muscle dysmorphia, study finds

7/2/2009
6/22/2009
Social Activity Keeps Elders Young, Agile

Seniors who don't socialize regularly risk losing motor function, researchers say

6/6/2009
Good Golf Form Can Improve Game and Prevent Pain

Experts offer tips to minimize golf-related injuries

5/27/2009
Too Much Cola Can Cause Muscle Problems

Drop in potassium levels may lead to mild weakness or temporary paralysis, study finds

5/26/2009
Tailored Treatments Effective for Depression Due to Pain

Drug, counseling combo helps patients manage their symptoms, study finds

4/29/2009
Common Drug Eases Restless Legs Syndrome

Lyrica also improves quality of sleep for patients, study finds

4/17/2009
The Pill May Limit Muscle Gains in Women

But experts say results from the small study are no reason to stop birth control

4/15/2009
Brain Scans Reveal Secrets of 'Writer's Cramp'

Condition may arise from abnormalities in nerve fiber bundles, scientists say

4/3/2009
Muscle Mass Won't Grow in Women Over 80

But weight training can boost strength in other ways, researchers say

3/11/2009
Parkinson's Treatment Drugs Even Out Over Long Term

Levels of disability, quality of life similar on levodopa or pramipexole, study finds

3/2/2009
Health Tip: Protect Your Muscles

Conditions that raise your risk for strain and injury

2/25/2009
Health Tip: Lift Weights to Boost Your Health

Suggestions for doing it safely

1/15/2009
Health Tip: Oh, Those Aching Muscles

Suggestions to soothe the soreness

1/6/2009
Deep Brain Stimulation Helps Those With Advanced Parkinson's

Study found both physical function and quality of life improved

1/2/2009
Health Tip: Bones, Muscles and Aging

Exercise can help prevent age-related decline

12/31/2008
Naprapathy: A Hands-On Approach to Pain Management

Manipulation and nutritional counseling helps with connective tissue-related pain

12/4/2008
Doctors Issue New Neuropathy Test Guidelines

Common nerve problem best diagnosed with combination of assessments, researchers say

11/6/2008
Drug Boosts Natural Growth Hormone in Seniors

MK-677 brought muscle mass, but long-term effects on vitality unclear, scientists say

10/15/2008
New Technique Activates Brain Neurons to Move Paralyzed Limb

Experiment with monkeys could lead to new treatments for severely injured patients

10/11/2008
Fliers Can Keep Blood Clots at Bay

Simple exercises, staying hydrated best ways to avoid deep vein thrombosis, therapists say

10/3/2008
Protein in Spinal Fluid May Contribute to MS: Study

Higher levels of immune molecule might inhibit cells' ability to fight inflammation

10/2/2008
Body Fat, Muscle Distribution Linked to RA Disability

More fat on arms, legs tied to more inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis, study says

9/30/2008
Fewer Doses, Intramuscular Injection Cut Anthrax Shot Side Effects

3 vaccinations just as effective as current 6 in forming antibodies, study finds

9/30/2008
Health Tip: Stretch Your Hamstrings

To prevent pulling this muscle

9/25/2008
Statins Can Hinder Muscle Repair

Small number of patients taking them will experience damage, experts say

9/24/2008
Boomers Should Add Muscle Before It's Too Late

Resitance training in 60s, 70s wards off loss that weakens posture, balance, study says

9/19/2008
Vitamin D Levels Might Predict Risk for MS

Study finds kids with lower levels more likely to develop autoimmune disease

9/17/2008
Team Tracks Cell That May Repair Skeletal Muscle Damage

Mouse study confirms stem cells surrounding fibers can repopulate and help heal injury

8/6/2008
Light Stretching Improves Range of Joint Motion

And it does so without weakening muscles, study finds

7/29/2008
Scientists ID 'Jekyll-Hyde' Protein in Lou Gehrig's Disease

Gene mutations cause superoxide dismutase to clump up in motor neurons

7/21/2008
Australian Study Seeks Genetic Roots of Cerebral Palsy

Reseachers to gather 10,000 samples in study of this pregnancy complication

6/10/2008
5/30/2008
Injury Patterns Similar for 'Circus' Artists, Elite Athletes

Most injuries occurred to muscles, tendons, analysis finds

5/23/2008
Basketball Star Details His Struggle With Gout

Maurice Cheeks shows that the arthritic condition can strike anyone

5/12/2008
Drugs for Restless Legs Syndrome Have Downsides

Analysis finds side effects, loss of effectiveness over time

5/12/2008
Decoding Muscle Stem Cell Development

Nutrient restriction triggers pathway involved with life span, study finds

5/5/2008
Botox Works on Muscle Disorders But Not Migraines

New guidelines OK its use for involuntary contractions, headache findings were surprise

4/24/2008
Women Risk Bone Loss After Knee Surgery

Prevention of ligament injuries is key, experts say

4/23/2008
Exercise Plays Role in Recovery From Sports Injuries

Expert says goal is to maintain strength, not gain it, while you mend

4/13/2008
Muscle Weakness Found in Some Autistic Children

Genetic defect in mitochondria might explain other aspects of the disorder, researcher says

4/3/2008
Genetic Disorder May Hold Key to Heat Stroke Cure

Some antioxidants may protect people like athletes, soldiers from fatal temperature rise