metabolism regulator

posted on November 1, 2008 - 11:09am
Story includes research items about: limb-girdle and Duchenne muscular dystrophies, myasthenia gravis, mitochondrial myopathy, Friedreich's ataxia, spinal muscular atrophy

posted on July 1, 2004 - 4:18pm
When Michael Marino, 47, of Selden, N.Y., was a child, his parents thought he was lazy and sent him to a nautical military school to straighten him out. It didn’t. He had his first muscle cramps at age 9 or 10, from the extreme sit-up regimen, and couldn’t straighten up for two days. “I thought the pain meant I was building muscle, but now I know I was damaging it.”