posted on May 1, 2007 - 4:04pm
New muscle-generating stem cells isolated from human tissue Researchers at several U.S. and Italian institutions say they’ve isolated from human skeletal muscle a new type of stem cell that they believe could be “ideal” for the treatment of muscular dystrophy. MDA-supported Giulio Cossu at the San Raffaele Scientific Institute in Milan, Italy, and Paolo Bianco of the San Raffaele Biomedical...

Knowing if you're on the right course with corticosteroids

posted on May 1, 2007 - 1:59pm
QUEST Vol. 14, No. 3
"Since being on prednisone, I’ve been up and down with my weight and up and down with the milligram dosage,” says Carlie Brinker. “I’m 19, and I’ve been on prednisone for 11 years.”