Muscle Problem Health News

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9/14/2010
Heart Damage Seen in Mice With Cancer-Related Disease

The muscle-wasting disorder, cachexia, affected the heart's function and structure, study found

8/26/2010
Long-Term Exercise Can Reduce Vets' Muscle Pain

Researchers find initial workout increased pain, but stress that regular sessions will reduce it

8/16/2010
Students Warned to Beware of 'Laptop-itis'

Computer design can lead to injuries in heavy users, but simple steps can minimize risk, expert advises

8/15/2010
Proper Training for Marathon Run Takes Time, Experts Say

Advice includes building up mileage slowly and avoiding overtraining

8/6/2010
Health Tip: Understanding Torticollis

When an infant's neck tilts to one side

6/17/2010
Botox May Temporarily Paralyze Emotions, Too

Facial expressions provide sensory feedback to the brain that influences feelings, research shows

6/7/2010
Muscle Tone May Play a Role in GERD

If proven true, theory may someday lead to new treatments, researcher says

4/1/2010
Researchers Boost Post-Heart Attack Survival in Mice

Nerve growth factor therapy helped heal damaged heart muscle, study found

3/11/2010
Pre-Season Test Spots Baseball Pitchers at Risk of Injury

Weakness in rotator cuff a warning sign, but exercise regimens can help, experts say

3/10/2010
Longtime Smokers May Find Protection From Parkinson's

Finding could help unravel mysteries of neurological and motor disease

2/12/2010
Research Sheds Light on Increasing Cerebral Palsy Rates Among Preemies

Findings suggest link to umbilical cord inflammation

2/8/2010
Handgrip Strength Helps Predict Death Risk in Elderly

As grip declines, so does survival, study finds

2/3/2010
Tylenol May Protect Kidneys After Severe Muscle Damage

Treatment prevented organ failure in injured rats, study found

1/25/2010
New Guidelines Suggest Botox for Cerebral Palsy

Drug injections can reduce muscle spasticity, experts say

1/13/2010
For Achilles Overuse, Plasma Injections Look No Better Than Placebo

Increasingly popular procedure unwarranted for chronic tendinopathy, researchers say

11/26/2009
Pack Right for the Holidays to Avoid the ER

Luggage that's too big or too heavy can lead to strains or worse

11/24/2009
Chronic Pain Trips Up Seniors

Discomfort contributes to the falls that plague older adults, study finds

11/21/2009
Stunts Raise Injury Risks for Cheerleaders

Type of flooring, greater heights increase potential for trauma, study finds

11/12/2009
Gene Therapy Brings New Muscle to Monkeys

Finding holds hope of better treatment for muscular dystrophy, experts say

11/10/2009
Muscle Weakness Linked to Alzheimer's Risk in Seniors

Reason for association unknown, but stroke is one possibility, researchers say

10/20/2009
Existing Drug May Lead to ALS Treatment

Researchers hope to start testing in patients within five years

10/14/2009
Side Effects in Statin Users Linked to Gene Mutation

Finding may help tailor treatments to keep patients from stopping meds, researcher says

10/14/2009
Gene Therapy Shows Promise for Parkinson's

Treatment tested in monkeys addresses only motor issues, though, experts say

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