Postal screening can identify frailty and predict poor outcomes in older adults: longitudinal data from INTER-FRAIL study
Mossello E, Profili F, Di Bari M, et al.
Age Ageing 2016; July 2016
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AIM Coalition announcement: Read more about this milestone in sarcopenia management
Establishment of ICD-10-CM Code for Sarcopenia
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John E. Morley Kamyar Kalantar‐Zadeh Stefan D. Anker Journal of Cachexia, Sarcopenia & Muscle https://doi.org/10.1002/jcsm.12589 Publication date online: June 9, 2020 Coronavirus disease (COVID‐19) has reached pandemic proportions. Two animal studies have shown...
International Conference on Frailty and Sarcopenia Research
Event: ICFSR 2020, Toulouse, France
Length: 18 hrs
The 10th International Conference on Frailty and Sarcopenia Research (ICFSR 2020) took place in Toulouse, France in March 2020. All presentations are now available with 18 hours of video plus slides and additional resources. read more…
A self-reported screening tool for detecting community-dwelling older persons with frailty syndrome in the absence of mobility disability: the FiND questionnaire
The detection of frail older individuals …
The dilemma of Coronavirus disease 2019, aging, and cardiovascular disease: insights from cardiovascular aging science
An interesting article by Dr Majd AlGhatrif et al. in JAMA Cardiology, sheds light on the fact that the pandemic of Covid 19 presents a great challenge for the most vulnerable in general and the elderly in particular.
Biomarkers of frailty and sarcopenia are very important to deepen understanding, as well as to promote the development of new diagnostic tools and effective treatments. The ICFSR Task Force – a group of academic and industry scientists from around the world – met …
Findings from The Copenhagen Sarcopenia Study: lean mass, strength, power and physical function in a Danish cohort aged 20–93 years
Low lean mass, muscle strength, and physical function are significant risk factors for disability, frailty, and mortality in older individuals …
Data from various European countries confirm that while the whole population is at risk from infection with the coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), older people – often frail and subject to multimorbidity – are at highest risk of intensive care hospitalisation for severe condition, and ultimately death.
Impact and lessons from the ‘Lifestyle Interventions and Independence for Elders’ (LIFE) clinical trials of physical activity to prevent mobility disability
Prof M. Pahor et al. led the Lifestyle Interventions and Independence for Elders (LIFE) studies aimed to evaluate if starting physical activity could prevent major mobility disability (MMD) in sedentary older adults …
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Looking for frailty in community-dwelling older persons: the Gérontopôle Frailty Screening Tool (GFST)
Identification of frail patients before their vulnerability is made evident by the onset of a major clinical event is one of the major…
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