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Skeletal Muscle Can Regenerate In Many Diseases And Aging

A study developed the mechanism behind skeletal muscle growth and regeneration, Skeletal muscle has a remarkable capacity to regenerate, a capacity that is diminished in many skeletal muscle diseases and aging. Along with chemical mutagen and screened for larvae with defective skeletal muscle structure. Using genetic mapping, they found that zebrafish larvae with a mutation in DDX27 showed reduced muscle growth and impaired regeneration. The study was published in PLOS Genetics.

Key Challenge of R&D Efficiency Examined

ICON plc, a global provider of drug development solutions and services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries, announced the results from a new survey of pharmaceutical executives and professionals by ICON and Pharma Intelligence, which examines the key challenge of declining research and development (R&D) efficiency.

Physician Anesthesiologist Often Work With Nurse Assistants In Anesthesia

According to a study, the researcher examines patients who undergo inpatient surgery experience no difference in death rates, hospital length of stay or costs between admission or discharge whether their physician anesthesiologist is assisted by a nurse anesthetist or an anesthesiologist assistant. The study was published in the Online First edition of Anesthesiology, the peer-reviewed medical journal of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA).