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Sarcopenic Obesity - the importance of retaining lean muscle mass as we age

Sarcopenia is an age-associated loss of muscle mass and decline in muscle strength; it is common in older adults and is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. 161 palabras más

Fitness

Recommended daily protein intake too low for the elderly

The minimum protein requirement for healthy adults has been set almost 15 years ago but there is a growing body of evidence that this recommended dietary allowance (RDA) is not sufficient for older persons. 510 palabras más

Health

How to Prevent Muscle Loss as You Age

This is a big problem for those who are getting up there in age. This article was on ‘Fox news’ and I know lots don’t watch or read Fox news so am forwarding it on to you as I think it is important. 239 palabras más

Articles

Sarcopenia; a key driver of physical frailty

Miles Witham is a Clinical Reader in Ageing and Health, University of Dundee, and is Deputy Editor for Age and Ageing.

The BGS Autumn Meeting 2016… 699 palabras más

Research

WOMEN'S HEALTH ALERT - Public Meeting on Patient-Focused Drug Development for Sarcopenia

On April 6, 2017, from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm, FDA is conducting a public meeting on Patient-Focused Drug Development (PFDD) for Sarcopenia. FDA is interested in obtaining patient perspectives on the impact of sarcopenia on daily life and patient views on treatment approaches.  76 palabras más

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