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Girls with high level of vitamin D have stronger muscles

Girls are stronger with higher levels of vitamin D, but this association is not found in boys. These are the results from a new large study from the Odense Child Cohort, recently published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology ...

Jun 15, 2018
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Exercise opposite side to keep casted limb strong

When you injure an arm, exercising the same healthy limb on the other side of the body may be key to maintaining strength and muscle size in the injured limb, a University of Saskatchewan study shows.

Jun 12, 2018
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Fancy gyms aren't always best – here's why

If you want to get stronger and feel better after exercising – which is important because it encourages you to keep exercising – you don't need a fancy gym, our recent study shows.

May 08, 2018
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Muscular dystrophy clue

Patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) have a genetic mutation that causes incurable muscle degeneration. Research has shown that the immune system plays a complex, double-sided role in muscular dystrophy—promoting ...

Feb 12, 2018
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