Posted Oct. 29, 2012 at 5:54 a.m.

Premium Lock Scientists restore muscle function with lab-engineered implants

Published: 2012-10-29 05:54:50
Updated: 2012-10-29 05:54:50

Regenerating muscle cells These images show muscle precursor cells in culture. When differentiated, the cells become muscle fibers (the “streaks” in the photo on the right). (Photo from WFIRM) Image 1 of 2 · Next Image…

According to new research from the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, exercise is key to building a new kind of muscle-like implant. These implants can potentially repair muscle damage from injury or disease....

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