Last Updated: Sunday, October 07, 2012, 16:47
Scientists have been able to identify a number of new genes that cause neuromuscular disorders like motor neurone disease and muscular dystrophy, thanks to new scientific techniques.
Last Updated: Tuesday, August 14, 2012, 11:17
Triclosan, an antibacterial widely used in soaps, deodorants, toothpastes and other body-care products, reduces muscular strength.
Last Updated: Sunday, July 22, 2012, 15:54
The venom of the Chilean rose tarantula has a protein that holds promise for keeping muscular dystrophy at bay, scientists say.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 10, 2012, 12:47
Gene therapy using adeno-associated virus to deliver genes to cells has been taken up as an option for some patients with muscular dystrophy.
Last Updated: Saturday, May 12, 2012, 12:02
Scientists have identified a genetic mutation which they claim causes a rare form of spinal muscular atrophy.
Last Updated: Monday, January 02, 2012, 10:32
Women are more likely to suffer from arthritis, mental disorders and muscular problems.
Last Updated: Monday, July 25, 2011, 00:00
A "molecular scalpel" has shown promising results in patients suffering from Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
Last Updated: Sunday, May 08, 2011, 00:00
A new study has found that acute exercise can worsen muscular pain but long-term exercise reduces it.