Muscle Problem Health News

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Article Title
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

12/30/2005
Mysterious Condition Plagues Gulf War Vets

Study finds symptoms include fatigue, difficulty thinking, muscle or joint pain

12/7/2005
Dogged Research Reveals How Canines Run

It comes on the heels of new research into the animal's genome

11/11/2005
11/1/2005
Kids With Neurological, Neuromuscular Diseases Need Flu Shot

They're at a higher risk of flu-related respiratory failure, study finds

10/28/2005
Botox Helps Stroke Patients

Injections improved muscle control and eased limb pain, study found

10/14/2005
Obesity Linked to Fat Gain in Muscles

Finding could explain why very overweight have trouble losing pounds

8/27/2005
When Muscles Are Sore, Stay Cool

Use cold compress first, then apply the heat, experts say

8/24/2005
Tarantulas Help Medical Science Creep Forward

They're giving researchers key insights into human muscles

5/6/2005
Video Game Victims

Too much play time can cause hand injuries, eye strain, experts say

4/14/2005
Science Takes A Swing at "Yips"

Golf movement oddity may be akin to writer's cramp, study finds

4/11/2005
A Molecular Explanation of Why Muscles Weaken With Age

Researchers offer distinctly nonmolecular solution: Exercise

3/25/2005
Blood Test for MS a Possibility

Findings suggest detection of certain peptides could diagnose disease

3/11/2005
New Drug Helps Parkinson's Patients

Rasagiline still awaiting approval in United States

3/11/2005
Health Tip: Protect Your Back

Start with good posture

3/7/2005
Health Tip: Back and Leg Pain?

It may be muscular

2/17/2005
Young Blood Rejuvenates Old Muscles

Mouse study suggests it's blood, not muscle, hindering repair in the aged

1/27/2005
1/14/2005
Muscle Loss Can Point to Heart Failure

Study shows how angiotensin II leads to weight loss

9/17/2004
Supplements Lessen Damage of Extended Bed Rest

They help fight muscle-wasting caused by long periods of inactivity

9/5/2004
Sidestepping Football Injuries

Exercising, proper equipment half the battle

8/25/2004
Exercise May Prevent Astronauts' Muscle Loss

Squats stopped muscle wasting in simulated experiment

8/25/2004
Gene-Altered 'Super' Mice Are Super Athletes

But their new powers could lead to muscle damage

8/19/2004
Research Stretches Insight Into Muscle Fatigue

Lactic acid, long thought to be a cause of weariness, may offer relief

7/20/2004
New Clues to Cause of Lou Gehrig's Disease

Energy centers in muscle and nerve cells malfunction

6/24/2004
Group Ties More Illnesses to Cholesterol Drug

Public Citizen continues call for ban on Crestor

6/23/2004
Muscular Baby Has Genetic Mutation

Finding might lead to new treatments for muscle-wasting diseases

6/23/2004
Doctors Note Progress Against Muscle-Wasting Disease

New treatments for myasthenia gravis offer people the prospect of a full life

5/4/2004
Hope for Those Who Can't Use Their Hands

Electrodes provide signals needed to control prosthetic hand