Muscle Problem Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

4/26/2004
Parkinson's Drug Stills Restless Leg Syndrome

Pergolide helps patients steady their shaking limbs

12/15/2003
A New Drug for Multiple Sclerosis

Anti-epileptic drug helps control phasic spasticity

12/11/2003
The Mechanics of Muscular Dystrophy

Loss of key proteins linked to symptoms of most common form of disease

11/18/2003
Shocking Sore Shoulders Back to Health

Sound waves successfully treat tendonitis of the rotator cuff

11/2/2003
Ski Conditioning Must Start Before First Flake Falls

Pre-season workouts cut risk of injury

11/2/2003
Stretching Warms You Up for Cold Weather Sports

Keeps muscles loose and helps avoid injuries

7/19/2003
Serving Up Tips to Avoid Tennis Elbow

The right equipment, exercises help you dodge this disability

7/13/2003
Help for Heat Cramps

A few tips to prevent those painful episodes

7/4/2003
Coach's Corner

Keep your little league team healthy

4/28/2003
When You Blow That Putt

Scientists study golfer "yips," where hands shake or jerk during crucial shots

4/25/2003
Motor Problems Could Be Prelude to Alzheimer's Disease

Symptoms that mimic Parkinson's disease might spell trouble for seniors

4/3/2003
Botox Helps Kids With Cerebral Palsy

It relaxes muscles, study finds

1/24/2003
Wasting Away

Scientists identify gene that may be linked to emaciating disorder in very sick

1/14/2003
Spasticity Tougher to Treat Than Thought

Study says such stiff muscle cells differ greatly from normal muscle cells

10/9/2002
Botox Maker Seeks Approval to Treat Strokes

Study finds drug eases spasticity in stroke patients

10/5/2002
Girls Need to Learn to Run Like Boys

Study finds doing so cuts risk of ligament injuries

8/29/2002
Stretching Before Exercise Doesn't Do Squat

Study finds no benefit from limbering up before or after workouts

8/10/2002
Shedding Light on Pain Management

A new infrared device eases aches and pain, proponents say

3/5/2002
How You Sing a Refrain ...

Depends on muscle strain

1/21/2002
Bone Up on Muscle Facts

Things you may not have known

11/11/2001
The Strain of Motherhood

Lifting a growing child can cause chronic back pain, so beware

11/9/2001
Muscle Mania

Are you shivering or trembling?