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National Institutes of Health funds a five-year, $11 million initiative

National Institutes of Health funds a five-year, $11 million initiative

Scientists explore links between survival motor neuron protein and sarcopenia

Scientists explore links between survival motor neuron protein and sarcopenia

Study shows biological link between muscle weakness and acceleration in biological age

Study shows biological link between muscle weakness and acceleration in biological age

Probiotics and prebiotics can reduce the risk of frailty syndrome among the elderly

Probiotics and prebiotics can reduce the risk of frailty syndrome among the elderly

Study investigates the link between protein intake and skeletal muscle mass in kidney transplant recipients

Study investigates the link between protein intake and skeletal muscle mass in kidney transplant recipients

New drug induces similar effects as exercise to aid in the treatment of locomotor frailty

New drug induces similar effects as exercise to aid in the treatment of locomotor frailty

Novel member of a class of anti-diabetes drugs could help treat muscle wasting disease

Novel member of a class of anti-diabetes drugs could help treat muscle wasting disease

COVID-19 related acute muscle loss linked to worse outcomes

COVID-19 related acute muscle loss linked to worse outcomes

Supplementing diet with amino acid taurine could be a viable nutritional strategy to combat aging

Supplementing diet with amino acid taurine could be a viable nutritional strategy to combat aging

Study untangles the link between malnutrition and sarcopenia in end-stage kidney disease patients

Study untangles the link between malnutrition and sarcopenia in end-stage kidney disease patients

Sarcopenic obesity independently associated with an increased prevalence of dementia

Sarcopenic obesity independently associated with an increased prevalence of dementia

Mice live longer with nasal gene therapy

Mice live longer with nasal gene therapy

The involvement of the skeletal muscles in long COVID-19

The involvement of the skeletal muscles in long COVID-19

Accumulation of damaged mitochondria triggers inflammatory processes that cause muscle atrophy

Accumulation of damaged mitochondria triggers inflammatory processes that cause muscle atrophy

Advanced gene therapy may prevent severe loss of muscle mass in elderly people

Advanced gene therapy may prevent severe loss of muscle mass in elderly people

Study reveals link between muscular dystrophy and sphingolipids

Study reveals link between muscular dystrophy and sphingolipids

Simple, inexpensive method to predict the risk of functional disability in older people

Simple, inexpensive method to predict the risk of functional disability in older people

Sarcopenia and COVID-19

Sarcopenia and COVID-19

Lack of protein in the diet of women over 65 linked to sarcopenia and sarcopenic obesity

Lack of protein in the diet of women over 65 linked to sarcopenia and sarcopenic obesity

Study finds early stages of sarcopenia could be counteracted with timely interventions

Study finds early stages of sarcopenia could be counteracted with timely interventions