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Oct
7
2014

Sarcopenia and FDA’s Patient-Focused Drug Development Initiative

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced an opportunity  for public comment related to the FDA’s patient-focused drug development initiative. This initiative is being conducted to fulfill the FDA performance commitments made as part of the fifth authorization of the Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA... Read more »

Mar
28
2014

AIM Coalition Meeting Highlights Latest Developments in Sarcopenia Research

For immediate release March 28, 2014 Noel Lloyd [email protected] 202.370.7852 Download the press release here AIM Coalition Meeting Highlights Latest Developments in Sarcopenia Research Experts from the FDA and Science, Industry and Advocacy Groups Discuss Strategies to Advance Treatment for Condition Bethesda, Md., March 28, 2014The Aging in Motion (AIM) Coalition today hosted a meeting... Read more »

Nov
20
2012

Fat Molecule Ceramide May Factor in Muscle Loss in Older Adults

Source: Tufts University. http://now.tufts.edu/news-releases/fat-molecule-ceramide-may-factor-muscle-loss-. 31 October 2012. Accessed 20 November 2012.
BOSTON–As men and women age, increasing quantities of fat tissue inevitably take up residence in skeletal muscle. A small study of older and younger men conducted at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center... Read more »

Oct
4
2012

Muscle Research Review: Premature Aging in Skeletal Muscle Lacking Serum Response Factor

Source: PLoS ONE. 2008; 3(12): e3910. Published online 2008 December 11. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0003910. Accessed 2 October 2012.
Authors: Charlotte Lahoute, Athanassia Sotiropoulos, Marilyne Favier, Isabelle Guillet-Deniau, Claude Charvet, Arnaud Ferry, Gillian Butler-Browne, Daniel Metzger, David Tuil, Dominique Daegelen Abstract
Aging is associated with a progressive loss of muscle... Read more »

Oct
3
2012

Researchers make old muscles young again in attempt to combat aging

Researchers at King’s College London, Harvard University and Massachusetts General Hospital have identified for the first time a key factor responsible for declining muscle repair during ageing, and discovered how to halt the process in... Read more »

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