Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, July 7th, 2003
The findings, by University of Iowa researchers and colleagues, may shed light on the causes and mechanisms of human peripheral neuropathies, which cause pain, numbness, and muscle wasting.
Peripheral neuropathies can be acquired as a result of diseases including diabetes and Hansen disease (leprosy) or can be inherited. Some congenital peripheral neuropathies (those present at birth) can cause limb deformities. The UI study may suggest new treatment strategies for...
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