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Upregulation in p62/SQSTM1 and not LC3 causes autophagic defect in skeletal muscle and muscle mass

Toyohashi University of Technology says that researchers have detected marked upregulation of p62/SQSTM1, but not LC3, protein levels in the cytosol of sarcopenic muscle fibers in mice. 202 palabras más

Genetics

Autophagy defect is linked to loss of muscle in aging for the first time.

Sarcopenia is the aging-related loss of skeletal muscle mass and strength. Preventing sarcopenia is important for maintaining a high quality of life (QOL) in the aged population. 367 palabras más

Healthinnovations

Enzyme that triggers muscle wasting could be key to REVERSING signs of ageing | Daily Mail Online

Drawing on expertise from both the University of Birmingham and Queen Elizabeth Hospitals Birmingham, they applied their knowledge of Cushing’s syndrome to the new problem (sarcopenia). 248 palabras más

Cushing's

Emerging biomarkers for sarcopenia

Identifying novel biomarkers of pathological sarcopenia could facilitate diagnosis and treatment among the elderly. However “researchers need to ensure that emerging biomarkers undergo a thorough analytical validation by laboratory specialists before they are used in prospective clinical studies,” said Dr. 276 palabras más

NEWS

Strength training still advisable in older age

via ScienceDaily.com

Date: April 3, 2015

Source:  Medical University of Vienna

Summary:

Many over-65-year-olds are frail, or in a preliminary stage of frailty. A new study aims to raise fitness levels and quality of life for older people whose nutritional condition is inadequate. 114 palabras más

Healthy Habits

Night Owls at Higher Risk of Diabetes, Other Illnesses

by Laura Geggel, Staff Writer

Night owls may enjoy staying up late, but their belated bedtimes may be a detriment to their health in middle age, a new study finds. 502 palabras más

Mind & Body

Book review: Manual of Nutritional Therapeutics

Margot Gosney is Professor of Elderly Care Medicine at the University of Reading and Consultant Physician at the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust. Here she reviews the Manual of Nutritional Therapeutics. 508 palabras más

Reviews