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2014-08-11 08:28:53

Celgene Makes Equity Investment in HLI LA JOLLA, Calif., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Human Longevity, Inc.

2014-04-17 14:26:40

Florida State University researchers have identified a new syndrome called "osteosarcopenic obesity" that links the deterioration of bone density and muscle mass with obesity.

2014-04-16 13:59:35

Sarcopenia — the age-related loss of muscle mass and strength — may put up to 50 percent of seniors at greater risk for disability, yet there is no consensus within the medical community for how this condition should be measured.

2014-04-14 12:34:19

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2014-04-09 16:31:50

Researchers headed by Antonio Zorzano at IRB demonstrate that the DOR protein promotes muscle mass loss in mice.

Cancer Diagnostics From A Patient's Handshake
2014-02-27 05:32:03

A simple gesture typically used to greet someone could also double as an easy, low-cost new diagnostic tool for determining a patient’s ability to fight potentially life-threatening diseases, according to new research appearing in the journal Supportive Care in Cancer.

2014-02-16 23:00:55

New findings on why skeletal muscle stem cells stop dividing and renewing muscle mass during aging points up a unique therapeutic opportunity for managing muscle-wasting conditions in humans,

2013-12-16 12:02:30

A cross-sectional study by investigators from Tokyo University has found that exercising in middle age is a protective factor against sarcopenia and effective in maintaining muscle strength and physical performance.

2013-07-31 23:34:25

Nearly a third of patients are malnourished upon hospital admission in the U.S. Dr.

Doctors Should Check Patients For Frailty To Prevent Deaths
2013-06-05 15:03:51

Everyone older than 70 should be checked for frailty, a condition that is both easily treated and potentially deadly, according to an article by representatives from six major international and U.S. medical organizations.


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