Navigation Links
Turning back the clock on aging muscles?
Date:2/20/2014

ysfunctional stem cells in the aged population. Rather, it stimulates stem cells from old muscle tissues that are still functional to begin dividing and self-renewing."

"An important thing to stress here is that this is not a panacea for aging in general," warns Dr. Blau. The stem cell treatment would only be used to repair localized defects in relatively small muscles found in the hip area, the throat, or the muscles in the eye.

One of the significant challenges to elderly individuals who receive hip transplants, for instance, is the challenge of repairing skeletal muscles around the hip joint injured during surgery. The study points to the potential for future post-surgery therapies that could leave elderly hip replacement patients spry in a fraction of the time.

"Even a small, localized transplantation could have a huge impact on quality of life," Blau argues, and adds, "One big advantage is that because the cells would come from the person's own muscles there would be no problem with an immune response."

"It's a really new, exciting field," says Gilbert, who argues that the muscle stem cell field, which only began to isolate muscle stem cells for study within the last five years, is especially "wide open" in Toronto where "there are really impassioned clinician researchers who are interested in restoring strength in aging and disease.


'/>"/>

Contact: Erin Vollick
comm.ibbme@utoronto.ca
416-946-8019
University of Toronto
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Turning autism upside down: When symptoms are strengths
2. Turning Stone’s Skaná Spa Honored by SpaFinder Readers as Top Casino Spa and Top Spa for Golf
3. Agein Corporation, a Leading Anti-Aging Company, Responds to Research Showing More Men Turning to Cosmetic Surgery to Increase Work Opportunities
4. TurningPoint Appraised at CMMI Level 3 for Services
5. FlipHTML5.com Now Offers A New Page Turning Maker Software
6. TurningPoint Ranks No. 1605 on the 2013 Inc. 500
7. 5000 With Three-Year Sales Growth of 247%
8. Narconon Freedom Center Celebrates Eight Years Turning Hopeless Into Dopeless
9. Scott Sheldon Introduces Point of View Series; Turning Heads and Giving You "Piece of Mind"
10. Newly Released Parenting Upward Guide: Crafted for the Adult Children of the 10,000 Baby Boomers Turning 65 Every Day
11. Could turning on a gene prevent diabetes?
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Turning back the clock on aging muscles?
(Date:11/28/2014)... Brosix is always making changes to its infrastructure architecture ... efficient, effective, and secure experience. Most recently, the company ... ability to setup local servers for each country or ... around the globe. , 2. The ability to setup ... require millions of users in one network. , 3. ...
(Date:11/28/2014)... New York, NY (PRWEB) November 28, 2014 ... Auto Salvage ( http://www.rustysautosalvage.com ), one of the nation's ... used, junk and salvage vehicles to be more competitive ... their customer’s lives during this festive time of year. ... friends, many car owners across the US also deal ...
(Date:11/28/2014)... (PRWEB) November 28, 2014 Junk-A-Car ( ... is expanding their service offerings to help drivers, especially ... Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. metropolitan areas deal with the ... across a large part of the country. , With ... resulting in hundreds of totaled, crashed and junk ...
(Date:11/28/2014)... 2014 Dr. Diane Walder, one of ... the addition of Dr. Bridgit Nolan to her practice ... after having completed her dermatology residency at the University ... invited Dr. Nolan to join her practice ... cosmetic dermatology. Not only does Dr. Nolan strive to ...
(Date:11/28/2014)... (PRWEB) November 28, 2014 Novatus, ... announced its Release v5.1 which provides customers with ... workflow options. , “As we continue to ... to provide more functionality and improved performance in ... Gambotz, CEO for Novatus. “With the enhancements that ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Brosix Infrastructure Architecture Changes to Benefit Users 2Health News:Rusty's Auto Salvage Increasing Their Cash Offers to Help Drivers Save Throughout the Busy Holiday Season 2Health News:Junk-A-Car Expanding Service to Assist U.S. Car Owners That May be Affected by Severe Winter Storms 2Health News:Dr. Diane Walder Welcomes New Cosmetic Dermatologist to Practice 2Health News:Novatus Releases v5.1 with New Advanced Reporting Capabilities 2
... Following its recent,merger with Echo Therapeutics, Inc., ... platform-enabled transdermal specialty,therapeutics and diagnostics company, today announced ... Therapeutics, Inc., effective Monday, October 8,2007. In addition, ... Board,ticker symbol will change to "ECTE" and its ...
... ON, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Bioniche Life Sciences,Inc., a research-based, technology-driven Canadian biopharmaceutical,company (TSX:BNC), will be ... cattle vaccine,during a: ... ... ...
... 5 Sundance Catalog is proud to,support Susan G. ... end breast,cancer forever by empowering people, ensuring quality care ... of the retail sales price of,the Cherokee "Health" Tee ... a guaranteed minimum donation of $5,000.00. The Cherokee word,for ...
... Edward G. Rendell,today joined the Pennsylvania Dental Association (PDA) ... recognizing October 5, 2007,as Senior Smiles Day in Pennsylvania. ... individual,s overall,health and quality of life," Rendell said in ... adults over the age of sixty-five reside,in the commonwealth ...
... In a significant advancement in the ongoing battle against ... IC-MedTech and other institutions have completed the first ever ... Apatone exploits a new strategy to selectively lower the ... energy production and protect against chemotherapy. This non-toxic ...
... 5 Florida drivers won a major,victory today ... no-fault auto insurance law. The reformed law, which ... both chambers with,overwhelming support. The new changes in ... The Coalition particularly applauded Senator Bill Posey ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Sontra Medical Corporation Changes Name to Echo Therapeutics, Inc. 2Health News:Cherokee 'Health' Tee Proceeds Benefit Breast Cancer Research 2Health News:Governor Rendell Declares Senior Smiles Day in Pennsylvania; Goal is to Improve Oral Hygiene for Senior Citizens 2Health News:Researchers complete first clinical trial of Apatone for cancer treatment 2Health News:Researchers complete first clinical trial of Apatone for cancer treatment 3Health News:Hospitals and the Coalition to Protect Florida's Drivers Applaud Lawmakers for Reviving No-Fault Insurance 2
(Date:11/28/2014)... , Nov. 28, 2014 The market for ... reach 7.9 billion dollars in 2014 according to Kalorama ... existing equipment and growing incidence of disease are driving ... X-Ray and Digital X-Ray: World Market Analysis ... X-Ray: World Market Analysis can be obtained at: ...
(Date:11/28/2014)... 2014 Aratana Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PETX ... or acquisition, development and commercialization of innovative biopharmaceutical products ... that it will present at the 26 th ... 2-3, 2014, at the New York Palace Hotel in ... Steven St. Peter , M.D., President and Chief Executive ...
(Date:11/28/2014)... , Nov. 28, 2014  (Booth #7309, North ... release of its newest product, DCMSYS Interface WebBridge, at ... December 5th at McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois ... Designed for medical facilities of ... party application to upload any non-standard data (e.g. JPEG, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Kalorama: X-Ray and Digital X-Ray Market Nears 8 Billion This Year 2Kalorama: X-Ray and Digital X-Ray Market Nears 8 Billion This Year 3Aratana Therapeutics to Present at the 26th Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference 2Dicom Systems Announces WebBridge Interface at RSNA 2014 2
... (Nasdaq: OMCL ), a leading provider of system ... quarter and year ended December 31, 2010. ... was $57.3 million, up $1.0 million or 1.7% from the ... from the fourth quarter of 2009.  Revenue for the year ...
... Thoratec Corporation (Nasdaq: THOR ), a world ... support and restore failing hearts, said today that revenues ... over those in fiscal 2009. Results from ... quarter of fiscal 2010 and 2009 exclude contributions from ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Omnicell Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Results 2Omnicell Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Results 3Omnicell Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Results 4Omnicell Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Results 5Omnicell Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Results 6Omnicell Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Results 7Omnicell Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Results 8Omnicell Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Results 9Omnicell Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Results 10Omnicell Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Results 11Omnicell Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Results 12Thoratec Reports 37 Percent Increase in Annual Revenues From Continuing Operations 2Thoratec Reports 37 Percent Increase in Annual Revenues From Continuing Operations 3Thoratec Reports 37 Percent Increase in Annual Revenues From Continuing Operations 4Thoratec Reports 37 Percent Increase in Annual Revenues From Continuing Operations 5Thoratec Reports 37 Percent Increase in Annual Revenues From Continuing Operations 6Thoratec Reports 37 Percent Increase in Annual Revenues From Continuing Operations 7Thoratec Reports 37 Percent Increase in Annual Revenues From Continuing Operations 8Thoratec Reports 37 Percent Increase in Annual Revenues From Continuing Operations 9Thoratec Reports 37 Percent Increase in Annual Revenues From Continuing Operations 10Thoratec Reports 37 Percent Increase in Annual Revenues From Continuing Operations 11Thoratec Reports 37 Percent Increase in Annual Revenues From Continuing Operations 12Thoratec Reports 37 Percent Increase in Annual Revenues From Continuing Operations 13Thoratec Reports 37 Percent Increase in Annual Revenues From Continuing Operations 14Thoratec Reports 37 Percent Increase in Annual Revenues From Continuing Operations 15
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
Medicine Products: