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Scientists discover genetic switch that can prevent peripheral vascular disease in mice.


Millions of people in the United States have a circulatory problem of the legs called peripheral vascular disease. It can be painful and may even require surgery in serious cases. This disease can lead to severe skeletal muscle wasting and, in turn, limb amputation.  At The University of Texas Health Science Center (UTHealth), scientists tested a non-surgical preventative treatment in

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