muscle tissue

Muscle implants regenerate damaged tissues


July 17th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 17 (IANS) Lab-engineered muscle implants can help regenerate and repair damaged or lost muscle tissue, resulting in significant improvement in mice studies."While the body has a capacity to ... Read more...

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Sitting down makes your bum bigger


December 5th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 5 (IANS) If you happen to sit more often you are more likely to have a bigger bottom. Experts say that the pressure put on areas of the ... Read more...

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Chilling out does promote obesity


December 2nd, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Dec 2 (IANS) Stretching out in front of your TV screen can be promoting 'active inactivity', causing you to pack on the pounds, reveals a study.Such inactivity encourages ... Read more...

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Burning more sugar drives super athleticism


December 1st, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) Muscle fitness drives super athleticism, especially when their cells efficiently utilise sugar as a fuel source, a study reveals. Conversely, exercising improves the muscle's ability to ... Read more...

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Scientists working on ‘test-tube’ beef


June 27th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 27 (IANS) The first "test tube" hamburger is only a year away. Beef mince is now being grown from stem cells that would eliminate the necessity of slaughtering ... Read more...

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Potential new non-insulin treatment for type 1 diabetes found


March 25th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 25 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a hormone pathway that potentially could lead to new ways of treating type 1 diabetes independent of insulin, long thought to be the sole regulator ... Read more...

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Safflower oil intake for 16 weeks good for heart


March 22nd, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 22 (IANS) Daily intake of a common cooking medium like safflower oil for 16 weeks is a safe way to protect your heart from risks.These new findings also ... Read more...

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Lab veins could revolutionise bypass surgery


February 3rd, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 3 (IANS) Human veins, grown for the first time in a lab, could revolutionise bypass surgery for thousands every year.In a breakthrough, researchers created human blood vessels that last for ... Read more...

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How hormonal and molecular responses to exercise differ by age


January 26th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): A new study has revealed that differences in muscle responses to exercise in older versus younger men also reflect differences on the hormonal, molecular, and gene-expression level.These ... Read more...

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Extinct woolly mammoth could be reborn in four years


January 14th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 14 (IANS) The long extinct woolly mammoth could be resurrected in under four years, thanks to cloning technology breakthrough. Previous efforts in the 1990s to recover nuclei in cells ... Read more...

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Boosting key brain chemical cuts fatigue in mice


December 21st, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): Scientists have 'engineered' a mouse that can run on a treadmill twice as long as a normal mouse by increasing its supply of acetylcholine, the neurotransmitter essential for ... Read more...

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Beetroot juice could help people enjoy more active lives


December 18th, 2010 - 11:41 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): It's not only athletes who can benefit from beetroot juice's performance enhancing properties - its physiological effects could help the elderly or people with heart or lung-conditions enjoy ... Read more...

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Botox jabs ’cause muscles to waste away into fat’


December 4th, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 4 (ANI): Scientists gave warned that botox injections - used by millions every year to banish wrinkles and plump-up lips - may cause muscles to waste away into fat.Researchers from ... Read more...

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Study exhibits the ‘couch potato effect’ in mice


December 1st, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): Scientists at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute have used a couch potato mouse model to study muscle function.Daniel Kelly and his colleagues found that these mice maintain normal activity ... Read more...

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Apple-shaped women ‘more likely to develop osteoporosis’


November 30th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 30 (ANI): A new study by US researchers has found that overweight, apple-shaped women are more at risk of developing osteoporosis than those who are pear-shaped.The common perception has been ... Read more...

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Putting ice on injuries could slow down healing process


October 27th, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27 (ANI): A new research has suggested that slapping a packet of frozen peas on a black eye or a sprained ankle may prevent it getting better.For the first time, ... Read more...

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Bitter Taste Receptors Discovered in Lung Which May Help Asthma Sufferers


October 26th, 2010 - 1:31 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers have recently discovered that the mouth is not the only place on the human body which contains taste receptors. This knowledge promises to give scientists more to ... Read more...

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Manipulating muscle stem cells could treat muscular dystrophy


October 10th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 10 (ANI): A team of scientists recently uncovered the molecular messengers that translate inflammatory signals into the genetic changes that tell muscle stem cells to differentiate.At Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute ... Read more...

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Inflammation post injury ‘helps to heal damaged muscle tissue’


October 5th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 5 (ANI): New research shows that inflammation actually helps to heal damaged muscle tissue, turning conventional wisdom on its head that inflammation must be largely controlled to encourage healing.These ... Read more...

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Garlic oil ‘may prevent heart disease in diabetics’


September 30th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 30 (ANI): A new study has revealed that garlic has enormous potential to prevent cardiomyopathy, a form of heart disease that is a leading cause of death in people with ... Read more...

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Voyage to Mars Would Dangerously Weaken Astronauts Muscles


August 20th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) New research has shown that a trip to Mars may not be all it is cracked up to be, since the long trip in zero gravity will ... Read more...

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Fat and muscle turned into bone, cartilage in rodents


June 27th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 27 (ANI): In what is being considered as a major breakthrough, scientists at Harvard Medical School, Boston, have regrown bone and cartilage from fat cells and muscle tissue and then ... Read more...

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‘Stress’ protein may stop aging process


May 25th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 25 (ANI): Excessive amounts of HSP10 (Heat Shock Protein) inside mitochondria - 'organs' that act as energy generators in cells - can halt the body's ageing process by preserving muscle ... Read more...

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Tissue engineering may help cut drug trials on animals


April 15th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 15 (IANS) New research in the field of tissue engineering holds a promise that far fewer lab animals will be needed for experimental trials of medical formulations. A study into fat ... Read more...

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Low vitamin D levels linked to muscle fat, reduced strength


March 6th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 6 (ANI): Researchers have pointed out serious health issues after finding "epidemic" Vitamin D insufficiency that has been linked to increased body fat, decreased muscle strength and a range of ... Read more...

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Scientists discover secret of painless fat burning


February 4th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 4 (IANS) Researchers have stumbled upon the secret of painless fat burning, says a new study. The target in this case is an enzyme that indirectly controls the activity of ... Read more...

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New way to burn fat identified


February 3rd, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): Scientists in the U.S. say they may have found a new way to trick the body into burning more fat.Mice that were given a chemical that blocks the ... Read more...

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New drug offers hope to muscular dystrophy patients


October 21st, 2009 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): A new drug has offered hope to people suffering from the most severe type of muscular dystrophy after achieving spectacular results in animal tests.DMD is a genetic disease ... Read more...

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What makes human muscle age


October 1st, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): Scientists from University of California, Berkeley, have identified biochemical pathways that can lead to aging of muscles.By manipulating these pathways, the researchers were able to turn back the ... Read more...

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Insulin booster restores muscle growth in elderly


September 26th, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 26 (IANS) People tend to link insulin with diabetes, but it has other lesser known uses too. A study has shown that loss of response to insulin plays a major ... Read more...

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Air pollutants lead to age-related muscle decline


September 23rd, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 23 (ANI): Scientists have come up with new ways to stop by-products from the air we breathe from harming our muscles.Atanu Duttaroy, associate professor of biology at Howard University in ... Read more...

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Inflammatory diseases linked to increased cardiovascular risk


September 2nd, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 2 (ANI): Patients with two serious autoimmune disorders that cause mascular inflammation-Polymyositis (PM) and dermatomyositis (DM)- are at increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease, according to a group of Montreal ... Read more...

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Two dietary oils could reduce body fat in older diabetic women


July 8th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): Two common dietary oil supplements, safflower oil and conjugated linoleic acid (CLA), have an inherent ability to reduce body fat in obese postmenopausal women with Type 2 diabetes, ... Read more...

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Age may influence how stem cell therapy works


June 26th, 2009 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 26 (ANI): Scientists have found that genes important for forming muscle cells in embryos and newborns are not needed in adult muscle stem cells to regenerate muscles after injury.The discovery ... Read more...

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New therapy shows promise in treating muscular dystrophy


May 27th, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 27 (ANI): Scientists have come up with a new therapy that has the potential to treat people with Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a fatal disease and the most common form of ... Read more...

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