Muscle Problem Health News

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

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

3/26/2008
Breathing Muscles Atrophy Quickly During Mechanical Ventilation

Finding could one day help ICU patients get off respirator faster, researcher says

3/26/2008
Older Women Have Harder Time Preserving Muscle Than Men

Key difference appears to be how their bodies react to protein, study says.

3/24/2008
Therapeutic Cloning Works in Mice With Parkinson's

Injecting neurons that were genetic match improved symptoms, avoided rejection

2/28/2008
Health Tip: Muscle Injury?

Try the RICE method

2/14/2008
Tango Classes Put Parkinson's Patients a Step Ahead

Findings suggest spins, turns of the passionate dance improve mobility, balance

1/20/2008
Embryonic Stem Cells Create Healthy Muscle in Mice

Scientific feat could lead to new treatment for muscular dystrophy, experts say

11/12/2007
Health Tip: Aches and Pains?

Suggestions to ease sore muscles

10/18/2007
Pre-Workout Stretching Won't Prevent Sore Muscles

New review of the evidence shows no link

9/27/2007
Health Tip: Spotting a Tremor

Here are typical symptoms

8/17/2007
New Drug Aids Muscle Function in Myasthenia Gravis

Trial of 16 patients saw 46% improvement in symptoms

8/9/2007
Stem Cell Trouble Slows Healing of Aging Muscle

Prodding cell signaling might help speed repair, scientists say

8/5/2007
Needed: Research Dollars for Muscle-Wasting Disease

But myasthenia gravis is rare, so funding is limited, doctors say

7/24/2007
Writer's Cramp May Be Tied to Brain Abnormalities

Researchers find gray matter lacking in people with the painful condition

7/18/2007
Two-Legged Walking an 'Energy Cheap' Option

Improved efficiency may have set humans on the road to bipedalism, study finds

7/17/2007
Health Tip: After a Muscle Strain

Ease back into exercise

7/16/2007
Speedy Athletic Hernia Repair Is Possible

Good rehab and the right type of mesh make the difference, experts say

7/16/2007
Throwing Helps Protect Pitchers' Arms

It can help their game, but overdoing it also brings risks, researchers warn

7/15/2007
Arthroscopic Surgery Eases Tough-to-Treat Tennis Elbow

The condition can come from any repetitive arm movement, experts note

7/12/2007
Preseason Warm-Ups Cut Soccer Groin Injuries

Program led to a third fewer such problems, researchers say

6/20/2007
Research Gives Hope Against Rare Muscle Disorder

People with HIBM are typically wheelchair-bound by 40, experts say

6/15/2007
Bengay Death Highlights OTC Dangers

Just because it's nonprescription doesn't mean it's harmless, experts caution in wake of teen track star's overdose from sports cream

6/13/2007
Eye Protein Could Shield Against MS

AlphaB-crystallin injections reversed paralysis in mice, study found

6/1/2007
Health Tip: Prevent a 'Charley Horse'

How to prepare before exercising

5/30/2007
Weight Training May Be Muscles' 'Fountain of Youth'

Genetic tests shows it reverses aging process in elderly tissues

5/12/2007
Simple Workout Urged for Pregnant Women on Bed Rest

Too much inactivity can atrophy muscles, physical therapists warn

5/1/2007
Weight Training Helps Workers With Rotator Cuff Injuries: Study

Resistance exercises got people back to work faster than traditional therapy

4/13/2007
Weightlifting During Dialysis Combats Muscle Wasting: Study

High-intensity exercise was safe, improved patients' strength, quality of life

4/9/2007
Rare Joint Cancer Yields Its Secrets

Understanding synovial sarcoma can bring effective treatment, experts say

4/4/2007
Health Tip: Prevent Burns From a Heating Pad

Don't use on the same injury for more than 20 minutes

3/14/2007
Biomarkers Could Warn of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

They might be used to spot repetitive stress disorders before the pain starts

2/9/2007
Biofeedback Strategies Help Curb Jaw Disorder Pain

Study says relaxation techniques reduced chronic discomfort, costs of care for TMD

2/6/2007
Power-Boosting Protein in Muscle Declines With Age

That's why even fit older people may need to work harder to stay slim, study says

1/12/2007
Low-Income Minorities at Risk for Peripheral Artery Disease

Study urges importance of education, screenings to help curb amputations in worst cases

12/28/2006
Video Game Injuries a Holiday Hazard

Physical therapy group urges parents to give safety a thumbs up

12/8/2006
Don't Blame Racket for Tennis Elbow

It's not your grip, it's your game that's the problem, study finds

11/7/2006
Childhood Trauma Ups Risk of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

2 studies found early stressors increased chances of debilitating disease

11/3/2006
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Campaign Launched

U.S. health officials stress disease is real, though treatments remain elusive

9/29/2006
Tennis Elbow Needs More Than a Shot in the Arm

Physiotherapy, rest beat corticosteroid injections, research shows

9/14/2006
Muscle Cell Insights a Boon to Research

A key protein holds clues to muscular dystrophy, heart failure, researchers say

9/12/2006
Weightlifting May Raise Glaucoma Risk

It triggers changes in eye pressure, research shows

9/12/2006
No Clear Pattern of Illness Among Vets of First Gulf War

But they may be at higher risk for ALS, brain cancer, report notes

8/4/2006
Joint Flexibility May Offer Insight Into Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Painful condition affects four in 1,000 adults, researchers say

7/9/2006
Researchers Report Gains Against Muscle-Wasting Disease

Myasthenia gravis affects two to three of every 10,000 Americans

6/27/2006
Health Tip: Understanding ALS

Degenerative disease weakens muscles

4/28/2006
Forearm Support May Cut Computer Injuries

Study finds device reduced upper body pain and disorders

2/8/2006
Botox Shots Help Kids With Cerebral Palsy

Regimen strengthens muscles weakened by the disease, doctors explain

1/12/2006
Key Sugar Sweetens Athletic Performance

Dextrose-rich diet boosted female rowers' times, study found

1/10/2006
Motor Problems May Precede Parkinson's

Stiffness, tremors and loss of balance could be telltale signs, study finds

1/7/2006
When It Comes to Winter Sports, Play It Safe

Common-sense precautions can head off injuries, experts say