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The mechanisms that govern skeletal muscle function

In this second interview, Professor Dr Martin Flück reveals how his research aims to shed light on the mechanisms that govern skeletal muscle function in health and disease, with the goal of translating the findings into more effective clinical applications.
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Preventive care for people with arthritis and other musculoskeletal conditions

Versus Arthritis underline the importance of forward planning for improved preventive care for people with arthritis and other musculoskeletal conditions.
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Impact and early intervention: Clinical research into osteoarthritis

Versus Arthritis speaks to award-winning rheumatologist Dr Fiona Watt about clinical research into osteoarthritis.
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A focus on musculoskeletal function research

Here, we feature two extensive interviews with Professor Dr Martin Flück at the Laboratory for Muscle Plasticity at Balgrist University Hospital, about vital musculoskeletal function research.
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A focus on musculoskeletal function research

In this interview, Professor Dr Martin Flück at the Laboratory for Muscle Plasticity at Balgrist University Hospital explains his fascinating research around musculoskeletal function, including the post-operation recovery of patients that have undergone surgery due to the rupture of a rotator cuff tendon.
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Musculoskeletal issues made worse by workplace conditions

Waste collection systems used throughout the UK could be causing significant long-term musculoskeletal issues for workers, research has shown.
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The key issues around muscular dystrophy (MD) in Europe

Boris Šustaršič, President of the European Alliance of Neuromuscular Disorders Associations shares his thoughts on the key issues around muscular dystrophy (MD) in Europe today 
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Electrical activity as a regulator of induction and the maintenance of specialised tissues

The electrical activity as a regulator of induction and the maintenance of specialised tissues is placed under the spotlight by Graciela A. Unguez at the Department of Biology, New Mexico State University in the United States
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Arthritis, musculoskeletal and skin diseases including muscular dystrophy

The work of the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, including muscular dystrophy (MD), is placed under the spotlight by Open Access Government
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Work-related musculoskeletal disorders

Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe from Frost & Sullivan’s TechVision Group provides a comprehensive overview of work-related musculoskeletal disorders, including impact reduction
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Extreme muscle plasticity or novel myogenic precursors in skeletal muscle

Graciela A. Unguez, Professor of Biology at New Mexico State University sheds light on skeletal muscle in vertebrate animals
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Therapies for weak muscles: Re-establishing musculoskeletal function

Professor Martin Flück and colleagues at Balgrist University Hospital's Laboratory for Muscle Plasticity investigate possible therapies for weak muscles It is estimated that 10% of the costs of healthcare in Switzerland (or an equivalent of 500 billion Euros per annum in the EU) associated with lost work are related to injury or...
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Musculoskeletal disorders in the workplace

Christa Sedlatschek, Director at the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work outlines how musculoskeletal disorders affect workplaces across Europe Across Europe, musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are one of the most common occupational safety and health (OSH) risks in the workplace. They are found across many sectors, including agriculture, construction,...
Musculoskeletal health in an ageing population

Musculoskeletal health in an ageing population

Dr Benjamin Ellis, Senior Clinical Policy Adviser at Arthritis Research UK details the importance of good musculoskeletal health in an ageing population Over the last century, life expectancy has steadily risen at an extraordinary rate. Yet though we live for longer, those additional years are often plagued by ill health....

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