WASHINGTON: Stem cell injections boosted the leg muscles
of mice and warded off the typical loss of muscle mass that comes with aging, a study published Wednesday showed.
This greater loss of leg muscle
mass among older men and women with diabetes accounted for some of the loss of strength over the 3-year period, but they also had a larger decline in muscle quality than controls, Dr.
Everybody I see with hip or knee osteoarthritis has weak leg muscles
The test, taken every three or four years, would measure balance, leg muscle
and grip strength, vision and hearing.
Inspirational utility back Thomas Castaignede withdrew yesterday with a strained leg muscle
, joining Christophe Dominici, Thomas Lombard and Sebastien Chabel on the injury list.
PORTUGAL star Luis Figo trained alone yesterday as he tried to shake off a leg muscle
The researchers enrolled 17 patients with chronic heart failure in a program of low-level leg calisthenics that improved leg muscle
strength and endurance (indicating improved oxidative capacity in the peripheral muscle) but didn't affect pulmonary function.
Going back to the end of the third game, when Greek star Theodoros Chatziantoniou had to be carried off the court after stepping on a teammate's foot and suffering a strained leg muscle
, the inspired Greek team had outscored the Americans 24-12.
She needed an operation to remove dead leg muscle
but is now out of danger.
However, the full-back lasted just 57 minutes before limping off with a recurrence of a leg muscle
Steve McManaman, who was expected to make a second half appearance after spending almost a month out with a leg muscle
injury, remained on the bench.
In Canada last winter, Lucien Bouchard, leader of the Quebec separatist movement, suffered what he thought was a pulled leg muscle