Tag Archives: Muscle

Medical News Today: Increased muscle power may prolong life

Increasing muscle strength is good, but increasing muscle power may be even better for enjoying a longer life, according to a recent study. Increased muscle power can improve longevity, new research suggests. Professor Claudio Gil Araújo, who is the director of research and education at Exercise Medicine Clinic — CLINIMEX in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil,… Read More »

Study tests novel way to avoid muscle loss

Patients could one day be spun around in machine which simulates the effects of gravity to prevent muscle wastage during long hospital stays. A new study will explore what happens when volunteers, subjected to 60 days of bed rest, spend 30 minutes per day strapped to a human centrifuge. The research will be carried out… Read More »