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In a research study, students with an immobilized left arm who trained their opposite wrist completely preserved both the strength and muscle volume in the left arm. (Shutterstock)

Broke your arm? Exercise the other one to strengthen it…

A research study shows that training the other limb can actually help preserve muscle in a broken and immobilized one.
A large proportion of drug trial data never gets published, skewing our picture of drugs’ effectiveness and safety. opensource.com

Making all clinical data public is vital for better medical care

An article published in the journal of the British Medical Association, BMJ, earlier this week illustrates a devastating problem with the “evidence base” in the academic medical literature. A large proportion…