News tagged with sarcopenia
Sarcopenia, or the gradual loss of muscle mass, is a common consequence of ageing, and poses a significant risk factor for disability in older adults. As muscle strength plays an important role in the tendency to fall, sarcopenia ...
Health Jan 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
(HealthDay)—Adults with cerebral palsy may be able to reduce declines in muscle strength, improve function, and reduce cardiovascular and metabolic disease by avoiding sedentary behavior and engaging in ...
Overweight and Obesity Nov 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Although the medical cost to the community rises as more and more people become obese, there is little adverse association between being overweight and life expectancy, new research has ...
Health Oct 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Permanent disconnection between nerves and muscles may be the reason behind progressive loss of muscle mass and function in elderly people, Perth-based researchers have found.
Medical research Feb 24, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0
Many patients with advanced cancer suffer from cachexia, a condition also called body-wasting or wasting syndrome, which causes significant weight loss, extreme fatigue and reduces quality of life.
Cancer Feb 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
For this year's World Osteoporosis Day (October 20), the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) is releasing a 24-page report promoting a three-step strategy for healthy bones and strong muscles.
Health Oct 13, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0