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Regular exercise leads to better energy distribution in muscle

Monday, September 9th, 2013.

Looking to boost energy levels and stave off degeneration of aging muscle? Add workouts to your daily routine to become more energetic and perform day-to-day ...

Faculty of Health to celebrate its innovative research

Thursday, January 12th, 2012.

Can exercise turn back the clock for aging muscles? Is aerobic or resistance exercise better for decreasing the risk of diabetes in youth? Those are ...

High doses of vitamin D might affect Lou Gehrig’s disease

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012.

High daily doses of vitamin D may improve the quality of life for patients diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) or Lou Gehrig’s disease, a ...

Role of stem cells in muscle repair discussed at Muscle Health Awareness Day

Friday, June 10th, 2011.

Faculty and graduate students from southern Ontario’s scientific community came together at York University to discuss issues related to muscle health at the second annual Muscle Health ...

CFI awards York researchers $274,000 in funding

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011.

Funding will support three projects in biology, kinesiology and psychology The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) has awarded York University $274,689 in infrastructure funding to support ...

York to host muscle and healthy living research forum Friday, May 28

Tuesday, May 25th, 2010.

Leading researchers from across southern Ontario will converge on York University on Friday to discuss the role that muscle plays in metabolism, heart health, aging ...

Six Canada Research Chairs renewed at York for $5.7 million

Thursday, April 8th, 2010.

York University has received $5.7 million to renew six of its Canada Research Chairs (CRC). Professors Caitlin Fisher, David Hood, Joel Katz, Steve ...

Cutting calories may accelerate ALS, York researchers suggest

Thursday, February 25th, 2010.

Cutting calories may speed the progression of the fatal neuromuscular disease Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) because of changes that occur at the molecular level, a ...

York flexes its muscle with new research centre

Wednesday, February 10th, 2010.

York University is flexing its muscle. With the recent launch of the Muscle Health Research Centre (MHRC), the University is devoting time and space to understanding ...

York University opens Canada’s first Muscle Health Research Centre

Wednesday, January 20th, 2010.

York University officially opened the Muscle Health Research Centre (MHRC), the first of its kind in Canada, at 10:30 today. “This centre is unique in that we’re ...