Published in Medical Verdicts and Law Weekly, June 7th, 2007
This trend article about University of Alberta, Canada, is an immediate alert from NewsRx to identify developing directions of research.
Study 1: Scientists discuss in "Spastic tail muscles recover from myofiber atrophy and myosin heavy chain transformations in chronic spinal rats" new findings in atrophy. "Without intervention after spinal cord injury (SCI), paralyzed skeletal muscles undergo myofiber atrophy and slow-to-fast myofiber type transformations. We hypothesized that chronic spasticity-associated neuromuscular activity after SCI would promote recovery from such deleterious changes,"...
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