O'Halloran, Ph.D., from Trinity College in Dublin, and colleagues evaluated the association between three frailty
instruments (the Frailty
Phenotype, the Frailty
Index, and the FRAIL Scale) and circulating micronutrients (lutein, zeaxanthin, folate, vitamin B-12, and vitamin D) in a large representative sample of 4,068 adults (age ≥50 years) living in the community in Ireland.
Release date- 23082019 - Researchers from The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) at Trinity College have shown in the largest study to date that lower levels of specific dietary vitamins and antioxidants are associated with frailty
The study published in the journal of the American Medical Directors Association examined the association of vitamin B12, folate, vitamin D, lutein, and zeaxanthin levels with frailty
And while frailty
is most common among older adults, young people can become frail if they have one or more disabling chronic diseases.
assessments have been shown to be better predictors of postoperative complications, mortality and morbidity in the aged than other preoperative assessments.
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) has been strongly related to frailty
Longeveron's session, "Allogeneic Bone Marrow-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells as a Treatment for Aging-Related Indications," discussed the positive results of its Phase 1 and Phase 2 trials examining the safety and efficacy of its stem cell treatments for aging frailty
is a significant determinant of mortality in the elderly.
Data suggest that frailty
reduces the threshold for Alzheimer's disease pathology to cause cognitive decline.
The identification of frailty
in primary care (PC) can be considered a pro-active approach.
syndrome is a clinical condition that has been widely studied in the last decades (7).
MUSCLE-TRAINING and protein supplements may be the key to reversing frailty
, a new study suggests.
A study of 399 older men with or without HIV linked a wider waist, more belly fat, muscle loss, and osteoporosis * (low bone mineral density) to higher odds of frailty
. (1) Frailty
was twice as likely in men with HIV than without HIV.
Eating a balanced diet rich in fruits and vegetables may reduce your risk of developing frailty
, a condition characterized by a loss of physical and mental strength that puts you at increased risk for illness, disability, and death.
Exploring Pedagogic Frailty
and Resilience: Case Studies of Academic Narrative