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The burden of frailty in heart failure: Prevalence, impacts on clinical outcomes and the role of heart failure medications.

Frailty often coexists with heart failure (HF), which significantly aggravates the clinical outcomes of older adults. However, studies investigating the interplay between frailty and HF in older adults are scarce. We aimed to assess the prevalence of frailty using the...
🗓️ 2024-01-30
📰 Publication: Journal Of Cachexia Sarcopenia And Muscle
Read MoreThe burden of frailty in heart failure: Prevalence, impacts on clinical outcomes and the role of heart failure medications.

The Conceptual Definition of Sarcopenia: Delphi Consensus from the Global Leadership Initiative in Sarcopenia (GLIS).

Sarcopenia, the age-related loss of muscle mass and strength/function, is an important clinical condition. However, no international consensus on the definition exists. The Global Leadership Initiative in Sarcopenia (GLIS) aimed to address this by establishing the global conceptual definition of...
🗓️ 2024-03-01
📰 Publication: Age And Ageing
Read MoreThe Conceptual Definition of Sarcopenia: Delphi Consensus from the Global Leadership Initiative in Sarcopenia (GLIS).

Respiratory muscle strength is related to handgrip performance in community-dwelling persons aged 80+ from the BUTTERFLY study.

This study aimed to evaluate the association of respiratory muscle strength with sarcopenia and its indicators in the oldest old. Maximum inspiratory pressure (MIP), maximum expiratory pressure (MEP) and sarcopenia related factors (handgrip strength and appendicular lean mass) were evaluated...
🗓️ 2024-02-05
📰 Publication: Gerontology
Read MoreRespiratory muscle strength is related to handgrip performance in community-dwelling persons aged 80+ from the BUTTERFLY study.

Prevalence of sarcopenia in Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies.

Existing literature suggests that sarcopenia is a highly prevalent condition in older people. However, most studies to date reporting data on its prevalence have been mainly carried out in Western countries, while data on sarcopenia in Africa is scarce. With...
🗓️ 2024-01-28
📰 Publication: Aging Clinical And Experimental Research
Read MorePrevalence of sarcopenia in Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies.

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