2012 Press Releases


  • New Study Offers Insights Into Role of Muscle Weakness in Down Syndrome

    Released December 17, 2012 - It is well known that people with Down syndrome (DS) suffer from marked muscle weakness. A new study led by scientists from Syracuse University sheds light on some of the suspected causes of muscle weakness.
  • Nerve and Muscle Activity Vary Across Menstrual Cycle

    Released October 10, 2012 - Nerve fibers and the muscles they control behave differently at different points along the menstrual cycle, potentially making women more vulnerable to knee injuries.