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Sarcopenia

Night Owl Tendencies May Affect More Than Just Your Sleep Quality

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 04.01.2015 | Healthy Living

Bad news, night owls: You may appear to be more creative and boast higher IQ scores, but your off-kilter sleep cycle may be putting you at increased r...

Elderly Women Prefer Death to Suffering a Hip Fracture

Andrew Dudley | Posted 08.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Andrew Dudley

Speaking at the 7th International Conference of the Society on Sarcopenia, Cachexia and Wasting Disorders (SCWD), Professor Maria Fiatarone from the U...

Need Another Incentive To Start Exercising? Well, Here's A Great One

Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty

Here's another incentive to get you up and moving. If you want to do yourself a favor later in life, Japanese researchers say you ought to start exerc...

How Much Muscle Have You Lost Over the Past 10 Years?

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

The idea of even starting to exercise after entering middle age and beyond may be as attractive as swimming with sharks. Yet current research is indicating that as muscle mass decreases, so also does muscle strength.

Why Weight Gain After Menopause?

Estelle Underwood | Posted 11.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Estelle Underwood

Menopause is a naturally occurring physiological process that we don't need to fear. And if you haven't begun an exercise program yet, menopause is yet one more incentive to begin now and enjoy the endless benefits that exercise has to offer.

Juice Cleanses: The New Eating Disorder?

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 10.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

Might the chronic nutrient deficiency associated with prolonged cleanses and juice fasts lead to degenerative changes in bones and muscles two or three decades later? If we want to be healthy in brain and body, we must not rely on nutrients that would not even nourish a gnat.

How To Stay Strong And Prevent Muscle Loss

Posted 06.29.2012 | Healthy Living

By Laura Skladzinski We've all been guilty of skipping a workout… fine, several. Eventually, we make our way back to the gym, but it seems like...

Follow The Boomer Money: End Of Sarcopenia, Compression Of Morbidity

Brent Green | Posted 02.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Brent Green

Strong muscles mean stronger, sometimes longer lives. Through sarcopenia mitigation, Boomers can compress their morbidity -- thereby lessening the burdens of old age illnesses by compressing an unwanted time of life into the shortest period possible before the final exit.