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Aug
9
2016

Q & A With Dr. Cyrus Cooper

Dr. Cyrus Cooper, who holds professorships at both the University of Southampton and the University of Oxford, is among the world's leading experts in sarcopenia research. We recently spoke with him about his work. Cooper2 Q: Could you tell us a little more... Read more »

Apr
6
2016

Study Looks at Dietary Patterns and Muscle Strength

In a recent issue of Plos One, experts published a study that looks at the effects of dietary patterns on the muscle strength of those age 85 and over.  It was conducted because "healthy diet has been associated with better... Read more »

Mar
3
2016

Study Examines Skeletal Muscle Health and Its Importance to Healthy Aging

A study published in the journal Biogerontology aims to "critique current literature relating to the maintenance of muscle mass across lifespan and discuss whether maintaining or reducing protein synthesis is the most logical approach to... Read more »

Feb
18
2016

Comments Requested for Baseline Frailty Parameters for Clinical Trial Populations

The European Medicines Agency has released a document that "outlines the general principles that may be applied for the baseline categorization of older patients enrolled in a clinical trial or other clinical investigation (e.g. registry) on the basis of their frailty status."  The EMA is seeking comments on... Read more »

Feb
10
2016

Physically Demanding Jobs May Lead to Limitations in Later Life

Working at construction site on city street A new study from French researchers finds that people who work in physically demanding professions may experience limitations in their daily activities during their retirement years. According to the study published in Read more »