Rejuvenating Aging Muscles: MedlinePlus

(HealthDay News) — As millions of aging Baby Boomers know, muscle tone and strength declines with advancing age, regardless of gym workouts. Now scientists say they might have uncovered a clue as to why that happens — and new cell targets to help reverse it.

In studies in aging mice, researchers at Stanford University found that, over time, the stem cells that help repair damaged muscle cells after injury are less able to do so.

This helps explain why regaining strength and recovering from a muscle injury gets more difficult with age,

via Scientists Get Closer to Rejuvenating Aging Muscles: MedlinePlus.

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