blocking calpain

posted on January 1, 2008 - 5:04am
This article presents reports on research in: Duchenne MD, Becker MD, facioscapulohumeral MD, limb-girdle MD types 2A and 2B, Myioshi myopathy, nemaline myopathy, polymyositis, dermatomyositis, inclusion-body myositis, slow-channel myasthenic syndrome, myasthenia gravis, Lambert-Eaton syndrome and spinal muscular atrophy.

Tipping the balance

posted on September 1, 2005 - 3:33pm
QUEST Vol. 12, No. 5
During childhood and adolescence, the body's tissues grow, and the average child becomes taller and stronger at a rapid pace. Then, a long period of apparent stability prevails in adulthood, followed by a gradual loss of strength and increased tissue fragility as people age. In fact, all of life is characterized by the constant competition between anabolism, or tissue building, and catabolism, or...